Encore Michigan

“The Color Purple” musical at The Fisher Theatre November 7–12

Preview October 18, 2017
DETROIT—The Color Purple is the Tony Award-winning revival of the musical adapted from Alice Walker’s best-selling novel. Directed by Tony winner John Doyle, the revival... Continue Reading

David Wells’ “Resisting” premieres at Theatre Nova October 27

Preview October 18, 2017
ANN ARBOR—Theatre NOVA will present the world premiere of Resisting by David Wells from October 27 through November 19. From the playwright of Irrational comes... Continue Reading

Flint Youth Theatre offers hope amongst the shadows

Review October 16, 2017
FLINT, Mich.–There is a lot of power in some children’s stories, themes that never die and need to be told over and over again. The... Continue Reading

MOT’s ‘Rigoletto’ goes to 1950s Little Italy and is full of Goodfellas

Review October 15, 2017
DETROIT, Mich.–Twentieth century updates of 19th century operas is very hit and miss. But the Michigan Opera Theatre’s production of Rigoletto, set in Little Italy... Continue Reading

New UnTheatre Co. kicks off first show at Matrix in Detroit

News October 13, 2017
DETROIT, Mich.–Go. UnTheatre Co. kicks off its first run of Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind, an attempt to perform 30 plays in 60... Continue Reading

Tickets to the January run of “The Bodyguard” at the Fisher Theatre go on sale Sunday, October

News October 13, 2017
DETROIT—The first U.S. National tour of the musical The Bodyguard, will play the Fisher Theatre from January 16 to 28. Tickets start at $39 and... Continue Reading

Black and Brown Theatre showcase celebrates Classics in Color Series October 29

Preview October 13, 2017
DETROIT—Black and Brown Theatre, a local professional theatre for theatre artists of color, will celebrate their second season, Classics in Color, at a showcase to... Continue Reading

Black and Brown Theatre offers bi-lingual “Alice in Wonderland”

Preview October 12, 2017
DETROIT—Black and Brown Theatre, a local professional theater for theater artists of color, will partner with Matrix Teen Company to present a new adaptation of Alice... Continue Reading

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