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Detroit donors save Music Hall

News February 13, 2016
(Detroit, MI) “Tell Me Something Good.” To paraphrase Chaka Khan’s 1974 Hit with Rufus, Music Hall donors, both corporate and private helped Music Hall reach its... Continue Reading

Jacques Brel is Alive and Well in an Ann Arbor pub

Review February 12, 2016
ANN ARBOR, Mich.–The Belgian-born French troubadour Jacques Brel was passionately obsessed with love and death. And sex and death. And women and death. He had... Continue Reading

UDM and Matrix Theatre will co-produce play about female homeless veterans

Preview February 12, 2016
DETROIT, Mich.- The Theatre Company of University of Detroit Mercy and Matrix Theatre Company have announced a joint production of the Midwest premiere of Robin Bradford’s Low... Continue Reading

Read Patrick Dunn’s review of “The Electric Baby” for The Detroit News

Other Voices February 11, 2016
Lynn Lammers says theater audiences are often a homogenous group, and she’s out to change that. “Our audiences tend to look the same, and always... Continue Reading

Drum Me A Story sets a beat for Black History Month

Review February 11, 2016
ANN ARBOR, Mich.–Wild Swan Theater, to mark Black History Month, is performing Drum Me A Story, a trilogy of three African stories told through acting,... Continue Reading

“Pulp” by Michigan’s Joseph Zettelmaier named 53rd Rolling World Premiere by National New Play Network

News February 11, 2016
Washington, D.C. - The National New Play Network, an alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, has announced Pulp by Joseph... Continue Reading

Read The Cranky Critic on Slipstream’s appeal to younger audiences

The Cranky Critic February 11, 2016
One of many things many (if not most) producers are struggling with today is this: How do we get young people into our theaters? As... Continue Reading

Aquila Theatre will present Romeo and Juliet at Macomb March 6

Preview February 11, 2016
Aquila Theatre will bring an all new production of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet to the Macomb Center of the Performing Arts Sunday, March 6 at 3... Continue Reading

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