Encore Michigan

Neil Simon’s ‘Sunshine Boys” at Great Escape

Review September 19, 2017
MARSHALL, Mich.–Celebrated American playwright Neil Simon is known best for his comedy writing: shot through with natural dialogue, rapid-fire jokes, and punchline zingers, his plays... Continue Reading

Kickshaw Theatre announces 2017–2018 season

Season Announcement September 19, 2017
ANN ARBOR—Kickshaw Theatre, Ann Arbor’s pop-up professional theater, has announced their 2017-18 season. With two full productions, a musical revue fundraiser, and staged readings, this... Continue Reading

Oliver! and “More! ” at The Riverbank

Review September 17, 2017
MARINE CITY, Mich.–The Riverbank Theatre and director Aaron Dennis Smith bring another favorite to the stage in Marine City with the musical Oliver! With book,... Continue Reading

‘Boeing Boeing’ is a flight of delight at Tipping Point

Review September 17, 2017
NORTHVILLE, Mich. – Tipping Point Theatre returns to 20th Century French farce with the Tony Award-winning Boeing Boeing. TPT has a history with playwright Marc... Continue Reading

Premiere: ‘Johnny Manhattan’ takes The Meadow Brook

Review September 17, 2017
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich.–When I read that the Meadow Brook Theatre was premiering a new musical co-written by Michigan native Dan Goggin, creator of the insipid... Continue Reading

University of Detroit Mercy’s The Theatre Company announces event line-up for company’s 47th season

Season Announcement September 16, 2017
DETROIT—The Theatre Company of University of Detroit Mercy announces its 47th season line-up of compelling productions.  The 2017-2018 season is composed of fearless, smart and... Continue Reading

Carmen Cusack opens Cabaret 313 season September 23; offers master class

Preview September 16, 2017
DETROIT—Cabaret 313‘s fifth anniversary season begins on Saturday, Sepember 23 with Tony Award-nominated actress Carmen Cusack (Bright Star) in An Evening with Carmen Cusack. Opening... Continue Reading

Tickets for “Christmas Wonderland” at The Fisher in December go on sale September 17

Preview September 15, 2017
DETROIT—Broadway in Detroit has announced that Christmas Wonderland, a holiday spectacular, is coming to Detroit’s Fisher Theatre, December 12-17, for nine shows only. Tickets start... Continue Reading