Encore Michigan

“Why Do Fools Fall in Love?” at Meadow Brook; opens May 24

Preview May 17, 2017
ROCHESTER—Millie is getting married, and her friends have thrown her an impromptu bachelorette party. It’s the ‘60s, and while talk of love and marriage carries... Continue Reading

It’s “Camelot” in Dexter starting June 8

Preview May 17, 2017
DEXTER—The Encore Musical Theatre Company continues its ninth season with a Lerner and Loewe classic on June 8, 2017. Based on "The Once and Future... Continue Reading

BoxFest Detroit announces 14th annual festival dates; submission deadline June 1

News May 17, 2017
Producers seek directors, playwrights, and actors for August 2017 festival DETROIT—The producers of BoxFest Detroit have announced performance dates for BoxFest Detroit 2017, an annual... Continue Reading

Slipstream’s ‘Three Sisters’ offers mix and match performances

Review May 17, 2017
FERNDALE, Mich.–In what could be considered a feat of theatrical accomplishment, three of the four actors in Three Sisters have learned all three parts and... Continue Reading

Michigan Radio’s “Theater Talk” #3

Theatre Talk May 16, 2017
Hear EncoreMichigan publisher David Kiley talk about the latest productions at The Meadow Brook Theater in Rochester, Mich.; Open Book Theatre in Trenton; The Tipping... Continue Reading

Ixion explores all things ‘Geeked’

Review May 16, 2017
LANSING, Mich.–If you can, in any way, identify yourself as a geek, then Ixion’s latest collection of original short plays is the place you want... Continue Reading

Michigan native Danny Gurwin brings Tony Bennett to Farmers Alley 5/19-20

Preview May 16, 2017
KALAMAZOO, Mich.–Farmers Alley Theatre is proud to welcome home Michigan native and Broadway star, Danny Gurwin to Kalamazoo for the special Spotlight Series concert event,... Continue Reading

Beautiful ‘Cyrano’ at MOT is perfect tribute to retiring DiChiera

May 14, 2017
DETROIT, Mich. – Dr. David DiChiera, the impresario who founded Michigan Opera Theatre 46 years ago, is retiring at the end of the season to... Continue Reading

Little Women: The Musical at The Snug charms and delights

Review May 13, 2017
MARINE CITY—No matter how often it happens, it is always satisfying to see classic literature being enjoyed in modern society. When a classic novel is... Continue Reading

Brecht’s ‘Chalk Circle’ updated by Ellipsis Theatre

Review May 13, 2017
ANN ARBOR—Staging Bertolt Brecht’s The Caucasian Chalk Circle on and around Mother’s Day shows good timing by Ellipsis Theatre. Act One is a meditation on... Continue Reading

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