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UMS offers free livestream of ‘Bubble Schmeisis’ March 22

News March 17, 2018
ANN ARBOR—The University Musical Society (UMS) will offer a free online livestream of Nick Cassenbaum’s sold-out performance of Bubble Schmeisis on Thursday, March 22 at... Continue Reading

Tickets for ‘The Lion King’ on sale at Wharton Center March 19

News March 16, 2018
EAST LANSING—Tickets for the return engagement of Disney’s The Lion King go on sale to the public on March 19, 2018, for a 3-week engagement... Continue Reading

Roustabout Theatre Troupe seeks new scripts for its 3rd Crooked Tree Play Festival

News March 07, 2018
MILAN—Roustabout Theatre Troupe is seeking scripts for the 2018 Crooked Tree Play Festival, a 3-day theatrical event in Milan, Michigan. Each year, the Crooked Tree... Continue Reading

Matrix to hold second annual fundraiser at local pub March 16

News February 28, 2018
DETROIT—A St. Patrick’s Day-themed party is planned at Donovan’s Pub in Southwest Detroit to raise funds for Matrix Theatre Company. The fundraiser will take place... Continue Reading

Jeff Daniels to portray Atticus Finch on Broadway in Sorkin adaptation of ‘Mockingbird’

News February 16, 2018
CHELSEA, Mich.–Actor/Playwright Jeff Daniels, who is also founder of the Purple Rose Theatre in Chelsea will olay the role of Atticus Finch in a Broadway... Continue Reading

Detroit Rep’s ‘Red Hot Summer Night’ fundraiser February 10

News February 07, 2018
DETROIT ‚—The Detroit Repertory Theatre Board of Trustees' is hosting its annual Red Night Benefit celebration and performance on Saturday, February 10, 2018. The theater... Continue Reading

GM and Ford hockey teams play to raise money for Matrix

News January 19, 2018
If you follow Matrix Theatre Company on social media, you might've noticed that the theater is co-hosting an event January 20 at Clark Park. Women's... Continue Reading

Brass Tacks Ensemble taking applications for 2018 theater classes

News December 26, 2017
ANN ARBOR—The Brass Tacks Ensemble is taking applications for its 2018 Theater Exploration Troupe, a series of classes to introduce people to the organized chaos... Continue Reading

Pointless School of Improv enrolling new classes

News December 20, 2017
ANN ARBOR–The Pointless School of Improv at The Pointless Brewery and Theatre is enrolling classes that begin in January. The PSI curriculum is designed to... Continue Reading

Broadway in Detroit individual tickets for 5 musicals go on sale November 26

News November 24, 2017
DETROIT—Broadway In Detroit has announced that tickets will go on sale Sunday, November 26 for five Broadway musicals appearing at Detroit’s Fisher Theatre. These productions... Continue Reading