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2018 Wilde Award Nominations Coming

Wilde Awards June 19, 2018
ANN ARBOR, MI.–The 2018 Wilde Awards will take place on August 27th at The Berman Center for Performing Arts in West Bloomfield, Michigan to honor... Continue Reading

‘St. Sebastian’ at Slipstream: “Modern Chekhov” set in Detroit

Review June 18, 2018
FERNDALE, Mich. – Slipstream Theatre Initiative, in its Michigan premiere of Andrew Kramer’s St. Sebastian, creates a space in which live storytelling churns our emotions... Continue Reading

‘Sipping Society’ at Dio is breezy as sweet-tea on a summer porch

Review June 18, 2018
PINCKNEY, Mich.–There is a popular genre of play today about women of a certain age examining their lives, forging sisterhood relationships, cracking funny about getting... Continue Reading

Barn Theatre scores with ‘Noises Off’

Review June 16, 2018
AUGUSTA, Mich.–There’s nothing quite like a British farce for pure, meaningless entertainment that will go over the top to make its audiences laugh. Noises Off,... Continue Reading

Tibbits’ ‘Mixed Emotions’ seems stodgy and dated

Review June 16, 2018
COLDWATER, Mich.–A relatively simply-staged play with a small cast generally opens Tibbits’ Summer Theatre season, and Richard Baer’s Mixed Emotions fits that particular bill—with a... Continue Reading

HSRT’s ‘Dragon Pack’ is a delight for families

Review June 16, 2018
HOLLAND--Hope Summer Repertory Theatre’s finest productions are often among their offerings of theatre for young audiences. So it’s particularly fitting that their 47th season kicks... Continue Reading

ICYMI: TheaterTalk 6/13 on Michigan Radio’s Stateside

Theater Talk June 14, 2018
ANN ARBOR, Mich.–June is an amazing month for theater in Michigan. EncoreMichigan i scrambling to cover and review some 28 new show openings, from Tennessee... Continue Reading

Penny Seats Presents Joe Zettelmaier’s ‘The Gravedigger’ in West Park

Show Announcement June 14, 2018
ANN ARBOR- The Penny Seats Theatre Company is thrilled to announce its eighth summer season will be opening on Thursday, June 14 with The Gravedigger,... Continue Reading

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