Encore Michigan

A tribute to Detroit Rep co-founder Dee Andrus

Feature May 26, 2017
By Tom Emmott DETROIT—We in the theatre world lost a great pioneer last Saturday. Dee Andrus was an inspiration to all of us who worked... Continue Reading

DiChiera steps down from MOT on a definite high note

Feature May 24, 2017
DETROIT, Mich.–Michigan Opera Theatre's artistic director David DiChiera is stepping down after founding the opera company in the 1970s and serving as artistic director for... Continue Reading

From Japanese internment to Judy Garland: Talk-back with playwright Marc Acito about Allegiance on Broadway and a new play for 2016

Feature December 07, 2015
A new musical, Allegiance, opened last month The Longacre Theatre on Broadway, starring Star Trek actor and social media star George Takei and Lea Salonga.... Continue Reading

Kurt Stamm’s Mason Street Warehouse lights up Saugatuck

Feature September 02, 2015
When Kurt Stamm walks the five blocks from Saugatuck Center for the Arts to Uncommon Roasters coffee shop, he’s greeted by so many people you’d... Continue Reading

The Barn Theatre: Taking stock and making stars

Feature September 02, 2015
You don’t stay open for 69 seasons as the oldest resident summer stock theater in the state and one of only a few professional Equity... Continue Reading