Encore Michigan

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

Monster Box opens the Sedaris comedy, ‘The Book of Liz’ 11/30-12/16

Show Announcement November 16, 2018
WATERFORD, Mich.–Monster Box Theatre here continues its Fall/Winter season with the “cheeseball comedy,” The Book of Liz; written by comedic legends, David and Amy Sedaris,... Continue Reading

TheatreNova presents ‘The Elves and the Schumackers’ 11/30-12/30

Show Announcement November 16, 2018
ANN ARBOR, MI  – Theatre NOVA here presents the world premiere of The Elves and the Schumachers by Carla Milarch and R. MacKenzie Lewis. The... Continue Reading

‘The Lightning Thief’ comes to Detroit 2/26-3/9

Show Announcement November 16, 2018
DETROIT, MI, November 15, 2018 – Broadway In Detroit is thrilled to announce that THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL, an “electrifying” (Newsday)  musical adaption of the New York Times best-selling... Continue Reading