Encore Michigan

JET’s ‘American Buffalo’ set in Hamtramck is a must see

Review November 20, 2017
WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich.— The Jewish Ensemble Theatre has pulled out all the stops for its explosive production of David Mamet’s American Buffalo. JET Executive Director... Continue Reading

‘Office Hours’ at Tipping Point giggles with absurd days at the office

Review November 20, 2017
NORTHVILLE, Mich.–In the program notes for Tipping Point’s Office Hours, one of the actors mentions being proud to help “you escape into genuine laughter” during these... Continue Reading

Christmas at Planet Ant is just… ‘Impossible’?

Preview November 17, 2017
HAMTRAMCK—This season, Planet Ant Theatre will present the holiday-themed, action spoof Christmas Impossible, an adaptation of its 2003 original comedy 25, November 24 - December... Continue Reading

“Timeless” ‘American in Paris’ showing its age in today’s world

Review November 16, 2017
EAST LANSING, Mich.–An American in Paris is not a ballet. But neither is it not a ballet. Rather, it might be what a ballet would... Continue Reading

Theatre Nova turns again to its inner Brit for the holidays with ‘The Year Without a Panto Claus’ opening December 1

Preview November 15, 2017
ANN ARBOR—Theatre NOVA presents the world premiere of The Year Without a Panto Claus by Carla Milarch and R. MacKenzie Lewis, running December 1 through... Continue Reading

Snug Theatre Reprises Hit ‘Hometown Holiday’ radio show

Show Announcement November 15, 2017
MARINE CITY, Mich.–Dr. Stuart Scott and The Michigan Caroling Company are back at The Snug with their 2017 version of A Hometown Holiday featuring all... Continue Reading

TheaterTalk 11/15: Mozart, Gershwin, Berlin and WW2

Theater Talk November 15, 2017
[caption id="attachment_754" align="alignleft" width="300"] EncoreMichigan publisher David Kiley talks Michigan Theater on Michigan radio every two weeks.[/caption] This week on TheaterTalk on Michigan Radio's Stateside,... Continue Reading

UDM shines ‘A Bright Room Called Day”

Review November 15, 2017
DETROIT — It’s hard to believe that Tony Kushner's critically acclaimed drama A Bright Room Called Day is more than 30 years old. Written as... Continue Reading