Encore Michigan

Starlight Theatre presents a holiday review + Charlie Brown’s Christmas

Show Announcement November 19, 2018
LANSING, Mich.–Starlight Theatre will be offering a “double feature” this holiday season. Act 1 will be a holiday musical revue and Act 2, the musical,... Continue Reading

A night at the opera with Tipping Point’s ‘A Comedy of Tenors’

Review November 19, 2018
NORTHVILLE, Mich.–“Dying is easy, but comedy is hard” goes the old mantra, hyperbolically detailing the degree of difficulty for making an audience laugh. That said,... Continue Reading

Ringwald takes on charged topic with ‘The Cake’

Review November 19, 2018
FERNDALE, Mich.– — It seems apropos that The Ringwald is presenting a play about mixed feelings over same-sex marriage just a few weeks after the... Continue Reading

Encore’s ‘Hello Dolly’ struts with Inman in title role

Review November 18, 2018
DEXTER, Mich.–Hello Dolly is a show known for needing an actress to play the bigger-than-life Dolly Levi. The recent Broadway revival featured actress Bette Midler,... Continue Reading

Riverbank’s ‘A Christmas Story’ will shoot your eye out

Review November 18, 2018
MARINE CITY, Mich.–A Christmas Story has been elevated in the past few decades from modern holiday tale to cult favorite to legitimate classic status. How... Continue Reading

Dio celebrates with ‘The Great American Trailer Park Musical”; opens November 23

Preview November 17, 2018
PINCKNEY—The Dio – Dining & Entertainment, returns to Armadillo Acres with The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical, with music and lyrics by David Nehls,... Continue Reading

‘Well-Intentioned White People’ at Matrix tries to go beyond good intentions

Review November 17, 2018
DETROIT, Mich.–“What are you doing right now to stand up for the oppressed?” a critical quote demanded by Professor Cass Davis (Jessica Lauren Wilson) near... Continue Reading