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UMS announces fundraising program for fellow nonprofits

News August 25, 2016
ANN ARBOR—University Musical Society (UMS) is offering a program that supports fellow nonprofit organizations. Any organization with 501(c)3 nonprofit status may purchase tickets from UMS... Continue Reading

BoxFest packs a lot of poignancy in 2016

Review August 25, 2016
HAMTRAMCK, Mich. – It was a dark and stormy night. The torrential rain on Saturday might have taken down the tent outside this year’s venue, Planet... Continue Reading

Augusta’s Barn Theatre performs “Red, White and Tuna” for one week only, opens August 30

Preview August 24, 2016
AUGUSTA—The Barn Theatre School presents Red, White and Tuna, a comedy by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard. Barn favorites Joe Aiello and Scott Burkell will... Continue Reading

Tickets on sale now for “Mamma Mia!” at the Wharton in October

Preview August 24, 2016
EAST LANSING—Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus’ Mamma Mia!, the musical based on the songs of ABBA, returns to Wharton Center on Friday, October 14 through Sunday,... Continue Reading

PuppetART announces 2016-2017 fall/winter season

Season Announcement August 23, 2016
Located in Downtown Detroit since 1998, PuppetART provides family entertainment for Detroit residents and visitors. In addition to the intimate 70 person puppet theater, PuppetART... Continue Reading

World premiere at Theatre Nova in October; tickets on sale August 26

Preview August 23, 2016
ANN ARBOR—Native Detroit actor and playwright, Timothy Campos returns to the stage with the world premiere of his new one-person show Screw It: Doin' Time on the Line at Ann... Continue Reading

“[title of show]” is making a name for itself at Monster Box

Review August 20, 2016
WATERFORD, Mich.–What’s more exciting than watching a couple of guys go from being New York nobodies to the toast of Broadway, all in a single... Continue Reading

Matrix Theatre suffers burglary, asks community for donations to replace stolen equipment

News August 19, 2016
Matrix Theatre was burglarized during the evening hours of August 8 and early morning hours of August 9. The thieves stole valuable computers, software, and... Continue Reading