Encore Michigan

Open Book takes on grief in “Be a Good Little Widow”; opens October 27

Preview October 20, 2017
TRENTON—Is there a right way to grieve? What if you aren’t doing it right? People have a lot of opinions on how we should behave... Continue Reading

“The Color Purple” musical at The Fisher Theatre November 7–12

Preview October 18, 2017
DETROIT—The Color Purple is the Tony Award-winning revival of the musical adapted from Alice Walker’s best-selling novel. Directed by Tony winner John Doyle, the revival... Continue Reading

David Wells’ “Resisting” premieres at Theatre Nova October 27

Preview October 18, 2017
ANN ARBOR—Theatre NOVA will present the world premiere of Resisting by David Wells from October 27 through November 19. From the playwright of Irrational comes... Continue Reading

Black and Brown Theatre showcase celebrates Classics in Color Series October 29

Preview October 13, 2017
DETROIT—Black and Brown Theatre, a local professional theatre for theatre artists of color, will celebrate their second season, Classics in Color, at a showcase to... Continue Reading

Black and Brown Theatre offers bi-lingual “Alice in Wonderland”

Preview October 12, 2017
DETROIT—Black and Brown Theatre, a local professional theater for theater artists of color, will partner with Matrix Teen Company to present a new adaptation of Alice... Continue Reading

Brass Tacks closes season in Ann Arbor with “Measure for Measure”

Preview October 11, 2017
ANN ARBOR—The Brass Tacks Ensemble (Artistic Director James Ingagiola and Executive Director Isaac Ellis) will present the third and final Shakespeare production of their 2017... Continue Reading

Roustabout Theatre’s “Dark Ride Radio Hour” returns this month with four new plays in two locations

Preview October 07, 2017
YPSILANTI/LIVONIA—After performing to sold-out crowds last year, Roustabout Theatre Troupe has resurrected The Dark Ride Radio Hour  in time for the Halloween season. Featuring four... Continue Reading

Live theater version of “My Father’s Dragon” at Music Hall October 12

Preview October 05, 2017
DETROIT—Straight from its premiere performance in Philadelphia, My Father’s Dragon comes to Music Hall on Thursday, October 12th at 11:00 am, bringing to life in... Continue Reading

FYT offers Madeline L’Engle classic “A Wrinkle in Time” on stage October 7–22

Preview October 04, 2017
FLINT—Flint Youth Theatre presents A Wrinkle in Time, based on the classic book by Madeline L'Engle, October 7–22 in the Elgood Theatre. After the disappearance of... Continue Reading

Theatre Nova hosts 3rd annual Michigan Playwrights Festival October 10–15

Preview October 04, 2017
ANN ARBOR—Theatre NOVA presents their semi-annual Michigan Playwrights Festival, now in its third year. Six new plays by Michigan playwrights will be presented as readings... Continue Reading

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