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Roustabout Theatre Troupe seeks new scripts for Crooked Tree Festival

Industry May 06, 2017
MILAN—Roustabout Theatre Troupe, a professional mobile theater company, is seeking five scripts for their upcoming Crooked Tree Play Festival, a two-day theatrical event in Milan.... Continue Reading

Dio cancels ‘Tuck Everlasting,’ subs in ‘Forever Plaid’

News May 05, 2017
PINCKNEY, Mich.– The Dio Dinner & Entertainment today announced that it would have to cancel its Michigan premiere of Tuck Everlasting, and replace it with... Continue Reading

MOT showcases DeChiera’s “Cyrano”; opens May 13

Preview May 05, 2017
DETROIT—Michigan Opera Theatre will present four performances of Cyrano de Bergerac with music by David DiChiera and a libretto by Bernard Uzan, after Edmond Rostand’s... Continue Reading

ROBOCOP! The Musical returns to the City in August; tickets on sale now

Preview May 04, 2017
DETROIT—ROBOCOP! The Musical returns to the City Theatre with a myriad of new material including a live house band to accompany the talented local cast... Continue Reading

Professional premiere at Detroit Repertory opening May 25

Preview May 04, 2017
DETROIT—The first professional production of  Thomas W. Stephens' play Countdown to the Happy Day will be given by Detroit Repertory Theatre from May 25 through... Continue Reading

TheaterTalk 2: David Kiley on Michigan Radio previews new shows and talks Michigan Theater

Theatre Talk May 03, 2017
EncoreMichigan publisher David Kiley is on Michigan Radio's Stateside every other Tuesday to talk about new and current professional shows. Check out this week's segment... Continue Reading

Michigan premiere of “Taking Shakespeare” at Williamston; opens May 26

Preview May 03, 2017
WILLIAMSTON—Williamston Theatre will present Taking Shakespeare by John Murrell, a gentle comedy about the power of storytelling.  Performances for this Michigan premiere begin Thursday, May... Continue Reading

Wharton offers “Fun Home” in June; tickets on sale now

Preview May 02, 2017
EAST LANSING—The 2015 Tony Award winning Best Musical Fun Home, with book and lyrics by Lansing native Lisa Kron, will be part of the  2016-2017... Continue Reading