Encore Michigan

Broadway team returns to Marine City with ‘Popcorn Falls’ to benefit Riverbank State Festival 5/24-27

News May 22, 2018
MARINE CITY, Michigan–Broadway actors James Hindman and Tom Souhrada, are returning to Riverbank Theatre’s Snug Stage to perform Popcorn Falls and all proceeds will benefit... Continue Reading

BoxFest Detroit announces 15th annual festival; seeks directors, playwrights, actors

News May 17, 2018
DETROIT—The producers of BoxFest Detroit have announced performance dates for BoxFest Detroit 2018, an annual theater festival that showcases and creates opportunities for female-identifying directors.... Continue Reading

Black and Brown Theatre celebrates artists of color with annual Bricolage Awards

News May 12, 2018
DETROIT—Black and Brown Theatre, a local professional theater for artists of color, will celebrate local theater artists of color with their annual Bricolage Awards on... Continue Reading

Opera Grand Rapids’ 50th anniversary gala May 18 to feature Forte Tenors; tickets on sale now

News April 27, 2018
GRAND RAPIDS—Celebrate 50 years of opera in West Michigan at Opera Grand Rapids' gala May 18 at 6:00 pm, to be held at the Van Andel... Continue Reading

Mind The Gap presents ‘Happy Birthday Dear Alice’ at Yellow Barn in Ann Arbor 5/3-5/20

News April 26, 2018
Happy Birthday Dear Alice from May 3 through May 20 at Theatre Nova's Yellow Barn space here. The play, written by Bernard Farrell, is set... Continue Reading

Roy Sexton named to two boards

News April 25, 2018
DETROIT, Mich.–Roy Sexton, one of EncoreMichigan's reviewers and co-host of The Wilde Awards, was appointed this week to two boards–Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit and... Continue Reading

Remembrance: Michigan theaters dim their lights for critic Daniel Skora

News April 24, 2018
Longtime Michigan theater critic Daniel Skora passed away Sunday, April 22, his daughter told EncoreMichigan. Daniel was the son of Mary and Louis Skora and... Continue Reading

Broadway In Detroit 2018-2019 season new subscription sales begin April 27

News April 20, 2018
DETROIT—Broadway In Detroit has announced the 2018-19 Broadway In Detroit Subscription Season headlined by Hamilton. The 2018-19 Broadway In Detroit Subscription Season features seven shows... Continue Reading

Jewish Ensemble Theatre seeking new digs

News April 19, 2018
WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich.–The Jewish Ensemble Theatre (JET) will move its main stage season to a new location for its 2018-19 season starting this fall, JET... Continue Reading

Riverbank Stage Festival and Performing Arts Academy Receives $1 million Challenge Grant

News April 19, 2018
MARINE CITY, Michigan–Executive Director Kathleen Vertin announced today that the Riverbank Stage Festival and Performing Arts Academy received a $1,000,000 challenge grant from The Community... Continue Reading