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NEWS ARCHIVES: Links to news stories from EncoreMichigan.com: July – December 2012
Happier holidays: Williamston Theatre receives three grants
The Bard's on the run again in Grand Rapids
Showcase your talents at 'Gilda's LaughFest'
The Ringwald gets a little New Year's 'Rain'
Crawlspace resolves to generate laughs this January
A love story comes to the Macomb Center
A 'Wonderful' holiday treat at Tipping Point Theatre
Comedy 'White's Lies' heats up winter at Meadow Brook Theatre
Original mystery ushers in 2013 at Eastpointe's Broadway Onstage
Dionysus Theatre is giving back this weekend!
Enter now through Dec. 23: META Golden Ticket contest
New comedy by Jeff Daniels to premiere at the Purple Rose beginning Jan. 10
The Ringwald regifts its holiday hit, 'The SantaLand Diaries & Season's Greetings'
'Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody' comes to City Theatre beginning Jan. 30
Performance Network begins 2013 with 'Brill," a world premiere play with music
Hilberry Theatre to present Michigan premiere of 'Detroit' by Lisa D'Amour
Beautifully touching 'Snowflake' comes to The Croswell for one miraculous performance
A holiday classic for the whole family at Tipping Point
A wonderful night of holiday cheer at The Acorn
Mike Tyson's one-man show to play Detroit's Fox Theatre April 6
Purple Rose adds Dec. 26 performance of 'Onstage & Unplugged'
Farmers Alley extends 'My Way'
Performance Network Theatre rings in the New Year with a concert reading of a holiday musical
'Lord of the Dance' hits the Fox in 2013
A very 'Mary' Christmas at The Acorn
Michigan Shakespeare Festival's End-of-the-Year Giving Campaign: $19k for 19 Seasons
Kick off your holiday season with 'The Third Annual AKT Cabaret'
Discover the genius behind Performance Network's 'Night Music'
'Silver Bells: a Christmas Cabaret' at Performance Network to feature local musical theater glitterati
Purple Rose pairs NYE party with 'Jeff Daniels: Onstage & Unplugged'
'Billy Elliot' to dance into Wharton Center Jan. 15-20
Kid alert: 'Yo Gabba Gabba! Live!' comes to the Fox Jan. 12
Wild Swan presents musical 'A Christmas Carol'
Performance Network's 'Fireside New Play Festival' announces December lineup
Barnes & Noble helps Two Muses raise funds
Oh, what a night: 'Jersey Boys' returns to Detroit beginning Dec. 12
'The Lion King' roars back into the Detroit Opera House beginning Feb. 13
The capacity, and limits, of the human heart and soul explored at Macomb Center
Performance Network announces Black Friday through Cyber Monday sale
Today only: You could help Matrix win $7,000 with the click of a button!
'Flashdance - The Musical' makes Grand Rapids premiere Jan. 22-27, 2013
Jeff Daniels returns to the Purple Rose for holiday concert series
Go Comedy! celebrates GOvember with fourth original holiday show set to open Nov. 15
Seriously again: 'Gilda's Laughfest' announces 2013 festival
Performance Network announces its Saturday Matinee Series for kids
American Museum of Magic announces holiday hours
A magical afternoon of family fun at The Acorn
Don't miss Miller Auditorium's Black Friday Sale
Puzzle Piece Theatre to debut with Michigan premiere in early 2013
Stratford Festival announces ticket schedule for 2013 season
Pigeon Creek Shakespeare partners with Kelloggsville High School to produce 'The Comedy of Errors'
'West Side Story' in West Michigan Nov. 13-14
Final tally: Tibbits' auction beats estimate
Smash hit returns to the Macomb Center
Just in time for the holidays: 'Thankstaking'
Purple Rose Theatre to present two free readings of new plays at Chelsea District Library
A night of laughter & comedy returns to the Point
This Friday only: FYT presents 'Sleeping Beauty'
Zoinks! Mystery-solving chills and thrills are coming to the Fox!
Comic Opera Guild asks your help to 'crowd fund' 'Light Cavalry'
The Whiting receives $10,000 grant for two American Place Theatre residencies
Performance Network extends 'The Glass Menagerie'
NEA and BEA will offer detailed, national data on the arts sector of the economy
Collaborative production of 'Macbeth' is a journey of trust and determination
'Addams Family' to make Detroit debut at the Fox
The Grinch steals Christmas in Detroit Dec. 18-30
Black Tie benefit to help save the Rep Nov. 10
Royal Drummers and Dancers of Burundi come to Music Hall Nov. 3
'Dreamtigers' returns to PuppetART this November
Chicago Commercial Collective presents the hit production 'A Steady Rain' at The Acorn Nov. 1-2
Two days before election day, FYT inaugurates Emancipation Project with personal portrayal of Lincoln
Arts Council of Greater Lansing seeks nominations for arts leadership awards
Purple Rose Theatre to host Chicago-themed fundraiser Nov. 2
At long last: Encore Michigan enters 2012-13 theater season with new owner and bright future
Critically acclaimed 'Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience' announces Detroit debut at City Theatre
It's not too late: Sign up now for Matrix School of Theatre classes
Purple Rose Theatre unveils new brick pavers with ribbon cutting ceremony Oct. 25
Two shows, two continents for playwright Joseph Zettelmaier
In HD: National Theatre Live's 'The Last of the Haussmans' Oct. 28
Through this Friday: 25% off tickets to 'A Little Night Music'
Wild Swan Theater announces benefit concert at The Ark
This spring: The ultimate family experience flies into the Fox
A LOT of Space: closing community dinner Oct. 18
Tibbits preservation documentary receives sponsorship
'Kids Night On Broadway' comes to the Fisher Theatre Oct. 25
Tibbits actors return to play their fathers in 'Escanaba in Love'
I.F.F. USA Metro Detroit presents Mario Pirovano in 'Francis the Holy Jester'
'The Search for Ron Mims' leads to The Elizabeth Theater
Broadway revival of 'Hair' comes to the Fox
Williamston Theatre introduces 'Dark Nights In Billtown,' a new way to experience theater
Detroit Opera House's Halloween party returns
Literature comes to life at the Macomb Center
JET cancels 'Moonlight' extension
This week at The Berman: HD 'Aida' and more
UMS opens first theater performance of 2012-13 season with Ionesco's 'Rhinoceros'
At Performance Network: 'Blanche & Beyond' - a one-man show about Tennessee Williams
Hilberry Theatre announces 'Young Professionals Fridays' series
'Firebird' lights up PuppetART in October
Performance Network announces 2012-2013 professional actor's curriculum
Kiva Detroit launches Kiva Zip with Puzzle Piece Theatre
American Museum of Magic celebrates Magic Month
A 'spitfire' of an essay contest at Farmers Alley
The Beatles are coming back to the Fox
Get 'Conned' this January at the City Theatre
Croswell announces annual membership meeting
Tibbits celebrates 130th birthday with a $50,000 gift
PuppetART receives support for schools from Quicken Loans
Next at The Acorn: A musical biography of Gilda Radner
The Berman announces 2012-2013 Signature Season
Michigan Shakespeare Festival needs your vote
University Musical Society announces September events
'DanceAbility' is highlighted in 'All Means All' September program
Meadow Brook Theatre celebrates Motown
Most electrifying Greatest Show On Earth comes to The Palace
Single tickets now on sale to 'Drama & Dance in the D'
A LOT of Space: A transformative project in Midtown Detroit
Join Frank, Dean and Sammy this holiday season at Detroit's Fox Theatre
'50 States of Grey' brings political comedy to Ferndale
Vigil' teams Timothy Busfield with Carmen Decker at LCC
Famed authors of 'A Little Work' coming to West Bloomfield Sept. 8-9
FYT Drama School begins Sept. 18
Mason Street Warehouse brings critically acclaimed '8' The Play to West Michigan
Critically acclaimed 'The Language of Birds' comes to The Acorn Sept. 7-9
Laughfest announces 2013 dates and second-year festival results
A record breaking season and Broken Record campaign at Performance Network
'Evil Dead: The Musical' rises again at the City Theatre
Hilberry Theatre celebrates its 50th season with the President's Gala
Now on sale: Individual tickets to Wharton Center's 2012-13 season events
FYT welcomes community to fourth annual open house
One night only: Lily Tomlin comes to Wharton Center
Performance Network Theatre supports young professionals
The Croswell is looking for volunteers Sept. 6
Barn closes season with new musical 'Raunch and Roll'
Super Happy Funtime Burlesque returns to The Acorn Aug. 31
A sparkling September soiree at The Encore
At long last: Shakespeare returns to his home atop Tibbits
Forever 15 wins 3rd Annual BITS Tournament at Go Comedy!
Shakespeare hits the road in Branch County
Two arts & cultural grant programs announced
Sense of Place in the Arts grant applications now available
Renegade Theatre Festival returns to Old Town Lansing
Art & community think tank hits Detroit Aug. 17-19
Opera at The Acorn presents 'must-see' production of 'I Pagliacci'
Purple Rose summer BBQ serves up food, fun, and financial support
Schedule announced: Detroit Improv Festival
No 'Cats' in Grand Rapids this October
Blue Man Group comes to DeVos Performance Hall Sept. 25-30
Discover 'Detroit's Got Talent!' at Heidelberg Project 2012 Festival
'Family Day on Broadway' returns to Meadow Brook Music Festival
'Get Strong' this Friday with The Wiggles at The Palace
HSRT's Children's Performance Troupe series announces extensions
Coming to Detroit's Fisher Theatre: 'Mary Poppins'
TASC brings 'Othello' to Lansing
Performance Network's mid-year appeal: It takes a community to make great theater
Stephen Gottlieb Festival of the Arts features Bebe Neuwirth's 'Stories with Piano' and Sondheim's 'Company'
BoxFest Detroit announces 2012 festival schedule
Beer, wine and Shakespeare ready to be served in Royal Oak
TNTP to read 'The Aleph Complex' Aug. 2
Williamston Theatre presents second annual 'Songs, Friends and Fun'
Disney on Ice’s brand new 'Rockin' Ever After' jolts The Palace Oct. 3-7
Arts Alliance announces new director and office location
American Museum of Magic announces Doc Eason lecture and workshop
Water Works Theatre Company announces 2012 production casts
The Ringwald joins nationwide productions of landmark marriage equality play
Detroit's newest theater company founded by Chicago stage veteran
New 'Bonus Track' week features fresh music and comedy at the SCA
'1964…The Tribute' returns to Meadow Brook Music Festival
'Puss In Boots' comes to Meadow Brook Music Festival
Summer acting camps for kids & teens at Michigan Actors Studio
Detroit Passport to the Arts announces 2012-13 season
'Ernie' extended through Aug. 12 at the City Theatre
DIA celebrates Concert of Colors with new puppet performance series: 'DIA Moment: PuppetSlam Detroit!'
Meadow Brook Theatre adds 'One-Nun-Sense' musical
This Friday: 'It's All in the Words' at Matrix
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