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Don Calamia announces retirement from Encore Michigan

The Cranky Critic September 27, 2016
For some of you, this will sound familiar, but effective October 1, I will no longer be part of the editorial and management teams of... Continue Reading

Hal Holbrook as Mark Twain will be at The Whiting October 21

Preview September 27, 2016
FLINT—The Whiting will present Hal Holbrook in Mark Twain Tonight! on Friday, October 21 at 8:00 p.m. In 1959, after five years of researching Mark Twain and honing... Continue Reading

Daily Show correspondent Hasan Minhaj appears at The Wharton October 7

Preview September 27, 2016
EAST LANSING—The Daily Show correspondent Hasan Minhaj will bring his critically acclaimed one-man show, Homecoming King, to Wharton Center on Friday, October 7. Hasan Minhaj is... Continue Reading

Crawlspace Eviction will host 8th annual Kalamazoo Improv Festival October 21 and 22

Preview September 27, 2016
The Kalamazoo Improv Festival returns for its 8th annual showcase of some of the best improv teams in the midwest. In the past, the festival... Continue Reading

“Men Are From Mars…” returns to the City in 2017; tickets on sale September 27

News September 26, 2016
DETROIT—The Off-Broadway hit comedy Men Are From Mars – Women Are From Venus LIVE!, is a one-man fusion of theatre and stand-up, and is a... Continue Reading

Read Sue Brinkley in The Blade, on Purple Rose Theatre

Other Voices September 26, 2016
Theater audiences of today aren’t any different from the audiences of 2,000 years ago, says Guy Sanville, artistic director of the Purple Rose Theatre in... Continue Reading

Ixion invites audiences to a land of magic and spirits

Review September 26, 2016
LANSING, Mich. – What if the life we have is the life we agreed to before we were born? Whether our task is great or... Continue Reading

Powerful, imaginative “Sizwe Bansi” opens at the Matrix

Review September 25, 2016
DETROIT, Mich.– It’s hard to imagine a more perfect play to kick-off to the Matrix Theatre Company’s new season than Sizwe Bansi is Dead. The... Continue Reading

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