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NEWS ARCHIVES: Links to news stories from EncoreMichigan.com: July-December 2010
Go Comedy! turns up the heat in January
Michigan Opera Theatre Children's Chorus receives grant from Kinder Morgan Foundation
Music Hall receives grant for educational and outreach programs
TNTP announces The Mix New Reading Series for January
National Theatre London’s 'Hamlet' comes to Ann Arbor in one-day-only HD broadcast event
Ring in the New Year with a bawdy, musical sex comedy
'The Life of Sam Cook' comes to Music Hall
FYT Drama School winter classes begin Jan. 11
Changes to Blackbird Theatre schedule for January 2011
Arts Alliance names interim president
Your holiday treat: Jeff Dunham's 'Identity Crisis Tour' at JLA
A holiday gift-giving suggestion from Mason Street Warehouse
Matrix receives grant to engage more youth in professional training
More 'Rain' at the Fox Theatre
'Grease' is coming to DeVos Performance Hall this March
'Rain' returns to Wharton Center
Performance Network announces additional performances of 'The Drowsy Chaperone'
'Oh, Holy Spite!" It's Crawlspace Eviction's holiday show!
Who Wants Cake? regifts its holiday hit
Mark Twain returns to Stormfield Theatre
Williamston Theatre's School Day Matinee program receives support from Verizon
Cabaret-style New Year's Eve at the Rep
Ring in the New Year with dinner, show and party packages for 'Plaid Tidings' and 'Sister’s Christmas Catechism'
Kids’ Night on Broadway to take place in Grand Rapids with 'In the Heights'
Performance Network announces special New Year's Eve performance of 'The Drowsy Chaperone'
Have a Holly Molly Christmas
'Mary Poppins' to benefit Beaumont oncology programs
Arts Investment Fund helps Stratford Shakespeare Festival grow
Wild Swan Theater presents 'The Firebird'
'Sonia Flew' continues its flight at JET
Movies make their return to The Croswell
Tibbits offers a holiday gift-giving suggestion: gift certificates!
The Purple Rose Theatre Company announces 10th annual holiday concert
Beginning Sunday: 'Fireside Festival of New Works' features four Michigan playwrights over four nights
Improv competition returns to Go Comedy!
East Lansing is getting a make-ogre
The Purple Rose offers free tickets in 20th anniversary raffle
Michigan Equity Theatre Alliance receives $250,000 from Ford and Kresge Foundations
Miller Auditorium announces lottery for $25 seats for 'Wicked'
Dreamworks Theatricals and Broadway Across America bring 'Madagascar Live' to Kalamazoo March 8 & 9, 2011
Stratford's 2010 season ends with increase in ticket sales
Flint Cultural Center and DDA team up for area food assistance drive
Cultural Alliance of Southeastern Michigan suggests gifts of arts & culture for the holidays
This Saturday finds 'Jacques Brel Alive and Well and Living in Three Oaks'
This week: Grand Rapids goes 'Blonde'
'Laugh-A-Palooza' brings laughs to The Palace Saturday, Nov. 27
Performance Network Theatre announces end-of-the-year campaign
Performance Network extends 'The Drowsy Chaperone'
'Tis the season for 'A Christmas Carol' at Meadow Brook
'Detroit Be Dammed' makes it to Detroit beginning Nov. 24
'In The Heights' comes to Detroit's Fisher Theatre
Children's Theatre Network present the 'World Music Tour' with Guy Louis
'Every Christmas Story' will be told in Holland - and then some!
Take a sentimental journey at the Macomb Center
Go Comedy! launches third year with sleigh full of laughs
Metro Detroit's own new musical premieres Nov. 20-21
Mosaic 'Holiday Perform-a-thon' hits the road Nov. 20
Now online: 2011 Windsor Fringe applications
Performance Network Theatre's third annual three-day Gift Certificate Sale begins Nov. 15
Join Cheeky Strut Salon and 'Legally Blonde the Musical' for a night of fun
Dramatic Breaks: New classes at FYT Drama School
'Sesame Street Live 1-2-3 imagine! with Elmo & Friends' arrives at the Fox Feb. 4
Arts Alliance President Tamara Real announces resignation
The New Theatre Project calls for script submissions
Williamston Theatre goes for a Pepsi Refresh Grant
Enjoy an evening with Groucho at the Macomb Center
'Vagina Monologues' meets 'SNL' on Broadway at The Acorn Theater
Kids learn healthy eating habits at the Macomb Center
JET presents comedienne Judy Gold in one-woman show
Michigan Shakespeare Festival announces three-year plan, hires COO
Sister returns to solve a holiday mystery at the Century Theatre Nov. 17-Dec. 31
Mason Street Warehouse in top five of Arts Alive!
Olympia Entertainment announces Oct. 2011 Detroit tour stop of 'Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour'
NNPN seeks plays for fifth annual Smith Prize
First 500 kids receive Chef Pisghetti hats at all weekend performances of 'Curious George Live!' at the Fox
Detroit Film Theatre presents U.S. premiere of Stratford's 'Caesar and Cleopatra' starring Christopher Plummer
Comic Opera Guild's 'Musicals in Concert' series reawakens two rare works
'Strip the Tibbits" restoration project gets closer to goal
Gem Theatre seeks glee clubs and choirs to sing before performances of 'Plaid Tidings' Nov. 10-Dec. 31
It's a 'Broadway Holiday' Dec. 10 with Neil Berg at The Palace
Stratford actors and coaches visit Michigan cities to work with students, teachers and professionals
Detroit Repertory Theatre's Black Tie Awards Night & Homecoming Nov. 13
Blackbird adds 'Equus' to 2010-11 season
Tibbits fundraiser: a casual evening of fun, food, spirits and bidding
Student Rush Tickets available for “Plaid Tidings” at Detroit’s Gem Theatre
Celebrate the PRTC's 20th anniversary in a one-night-only performance in a private home
Performance Network presents one-night-only Halloween classic ghost story
Complicite's 'A Disappearing Number' returns in NT Live series
Matrix Theatre spotlights Mexican culture in Southwest Detroit
Fall brings full houses for Olympia Entertainment venues
Help The Croswell break Guinness World Record for largest Time Warp dance Oct. 28
Detroit Opera House announces second annual 'Haunted In The House'
Arts Council of Greater Lansing seeks nominations for arts leadership awards
The Whiting proudly presents 'The Things They Carried'
It's 'Forever Plaid' in Dearborn
Ensemble Free Theater Norway performs in Detroit Oct. 26 at WSU
Wild Swan Theater opens season with 'Jack and the Beanstalk'
Celebrity waiters serve up fun for Mason Street Warehouse
The Purple Rose Theatre Company holds free panel discussion hosted by Chelsea District Library
Broadway Grand Rapids & Wharton Center offer 'In The Heights' immersion project to Central High School students
'Monty Python's Spamalot' is coming to The Whiting
WCHB and Mosaic: Friday on-air fundraiser with Mildred Gaddis
MSU's Breslin Center management restructured
Tyler Perry cancels 'Madea's Big Happy Family' tour, including performances in Grand Rapids & Detroit
All-new Ringling Bros. experience coming to The Palace of Auburn Hills Nov. 10-14
The Bon Ton Room proudly presents 'The Who's Tommy'
Performance Network accepting new play submissions for 'Fireside Festival of New Works'
Performance Network Theatre extends 'Sonia Flew'
Fall begins at Tibbits with 'Escanaba in da Moonlight'
Not Just For Kids series celebrates landmark 20th season this Sunday
Witness the courage, hope and strength of a young girl in Barter Theatre’s 'The Diary of Anne Frank'
'Legally Blonde' makes West Michigan debut at Miller Auditorium
Crawlspace Eviction opens season at its new home
Disney princesses skate into The Palace Oct. 13-17
Lassoing laughter: Thursday is 'Date Night' at Go Comedy! throughout October
Tickets on sale Oct. 10 for Detroit run of 'Mary Poppins'
Cirque du Soleil returns to the JLA with 'Dralion'
22nd Annual Betty Price Jewelry Sale at Wharton Center Oct. 10
Spend 'An Evening with Jeff Daniels' at the Macomb Center
Experience a real life haunting at Holly’s Main Street Antiques
'Jack Hanna's Into the Wild Live' visits The Whiting
The sun rises on 'Fiddler' Oct. 6-7 at the Fox
Saturdays at PuppetART: 'Banana for Turtle'
Celebrate The Purple Rose's 20th anniversary season at a behind-the-scenes Gala with Jeff Daniels
The Croswell presents the world premiere of 'Come Dance With Me'
African Renaissance Theater Company returns with two free dramatic stage readings
Just in time for Halloween
AKT Theatre Project gets dressed up for one night of show-stopping music
Tickets to Jeff Dunham's 'Identity Crisis Tour' at JLA on sale Oct. 1
SCA announces educational-environmental project
PuppetART named best theater group for children in Detroit
'The King' is back at Andiamo Novi Theatre
PRTC displays art reproduction from DIA
Restoration of Tibbits nears goal
Eleven Michigan theaters join over 750 others in a national Free Night of Theater
Wharton Center presents 'Aesop Bops' with master storyteller David Gonzalez
International smash hit 'The Merchants of Bollywood' to play Music Hall
Tickets to West Michigan premiere of 'Wicked' go on sale Sept. 25
'Rock of Ages' and Constantine Maroulis will rock Detroit this November
Awesome autumn classes begin Sept. 27 at Matrix
Performance Network announces performer line-up for 'Voyage,' its season opening cabaret celebration
Tibbits hosts paranormal and historical conference
New media coordinator at Matrix Theatre
Hilberry's President's Preview to feature Thorsten Kaye of 'All My Children'
Two great events to benefit Tipping Point Theatre
'Evil Dead: The Musical' moves to the City Theatre for a bloody good time
Got culture? CMG launches Culture Pass
The New Theatre Project amends 'Mother Courage and Her Children' event
FYT inaugurates Signature Series with special fundraiser
Fan favorite 'Rocky Horror' returns to Meadow Brook Music Festival
A new home for Crawlspace Eviction
Thursday is 'Date Night' at Go Comedy
Now on sale: tickets to the 2010-2011 Not Just For Kids series
Vote for Mason Street Warehouse by Sept. 5
Tipping Point kicks of its All American Season with classic Neil Simon comedy
'True West' opens The Abreact's 10th anniversary season
UMS seeks ushers for all Ann Arbor performances
Three more shows extended at Stratford
Detroit's Gem Theatre wishes you 'Plaid Tidings' beginning Nov. 10
On sale Friday: Tickets to Fiddler and Rain at the Fox
Encore performance of 'The Tempest' scheduled for Sept. 13
A weekend of improv at Dog Story Theater
You're invited to Performance Network's 'Open House Party'
Ted Raimi, indie rock and art at the DFT to benefit Mosaic
Magic Museum announces final summer of magic lecture
UMS 'On The Road' benefit auction Sept. 11
FYT Drama School fall classes begin Sept. 14
2010 Opera Ball celebrates Michigan Opera Theatre's 40th anniversary
Tickets to 'Grease' at the Fox go on sale Aug. 20
JET to honor arts advocate Barbara Kratchman
New capacity building programs in Detroit and Grand Rapids
Performance Network extends deadline for summer 20/10 matching challenge
Breathe Art's 2010 season kickoff fundraiser Aug. 25
Comedian Todd Barry visits Go Comedy! Sunday, Aug. 22
All this week: A battle for laughs in Hamtramck
One of the longest-running one-man shows in Broadway history comes to Andiamo Novi Theatre
Renegade Theatre Festival returns to Old Town Lansing
On sale dates announced for tickets to 2010-11 UMS events
FYT Drama School announces new Dramatic Breaks
An evening of musical and theatrical performances to benefit Performance Network Theatre
UMS and Michigan Theater partner for second year of HD screenings by National Theatre London
Cast announced for 'South Pacific' at DeVos Performance Hall
We're in the final stretch to keep the arts alive in Allegan County
Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company to present summer season in Grand Rapids
Robert Newman leads gala benefit concert at the Barn Theatre
Take the SCA's 100-Hole Golf Challenge!
Tickets to 'Mary Poppins' at Wharton Center go on sale Aug. 13
Barn Theatre fundraiser presents Stephen Lynch in concert
Mosaic announces interim chief operating officer
Stratford selects Metranome to develop mobile app
Tickets to 'Dreamgirls' at the Fox on sale Aug. 6
Blackbird Theatre cuts ribbon on its new home Aug. 10
'Sirs' makes an encore and the Jacokes brothers are 'Silent Too' at Go Comedy!
BoxFest Detroit announces 2010 festival schedule
Special Pre-Sale to Wharton Center eClub members begins Aug. 2
HSRT opens special event for a limited run
Governor’s Council encourages community participation at MBT's 'Feet for Seats' event
'Boeing-Boeing' extended through Sept. 11
An explosive comedy at FYT
The show WILL go on after storm damages outdoor stage
Abracadabra! Magic appears on stage at Tibbits
A 'Super Happy' night at The Acorn Theater
King Arthur rides into Starr Jaycee Park
Blackbird Theatre finds its new home
Water Works and Terp Theatre bring Shakespeare’s words to life for hearing and deaf audiences
Performance Network halfway to summer challenge
Stratford announces additional play for 2011
Travel 'Around the World With Jeffrey & Jay'
Relive the '60s with The Fab Four
Flint Youth Theatre announces transition of leadership
Matrix Theatre's 'Justin Dart' takes to the road
South Pacific makes Grand Rapids debut Sept. 7-12
Stratford extends two more shows
University Musical Society elects new board members
Kids get silly at the SCA's Circus Camp!
Performance Network extends 'The Seafarer'
Barn fundraiser stars The Tubes
Performance Network announces summer 20/10 matching challenge
Still time to register for summer workshops at the Macomb Center
Magic Museum announces summer lecture series
'Two-Day Ticket Blitz': Big savings on the hottest shows of summer
Spend 'A Night in Italy' July 10 at The Acorn Theater
A special treat for families at Tibbits
They're back for two more performances: Satori Circus and the Dambacher brothers
'All Childish Things Trilogy' adds performances July 17 & 24
'Feet for Seats' 5K run/walk to benefit Meadow Brook Theatre
Geraint Wyn Davies's one-man show starts previews at Stratford
Environmentally friendly 'Litterbug' joins Thursday night lineup at Go Comedy!
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