Encore Michigan

Interlochen presents Sweeney Todd and Oedipus Rex

News April 19, 2018
INTERLOCHEN—Theatre students at Interlochen Arts Academy will present two professionally produced mainstage performances this spring: the Broadway smash, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet... Continue Reading

The EncoreMichigan community mourns Terry Heck-Seibert

News April 14, 2018
YPSILANTI, Mich.–The Michigan Theatre community is mourning the loss today of actress and teacher Terry Heck-Seibert, professor and co-director of Theatre at Eastern Michigan University.... Continue Reading

Two Michigan theaters to stage free readings of Lauren Gunderson play to raise money for gun control non-profits

News April 14, 2018
DETROIT / ANN ARBOR—Matrix Theatre and Theatre NOVA, will join Lauren Gunderson in producing free Readings of her new play, Natural Shocks as part of a... Continue Reading

‘The Devil’s Music’ at Theatre Nova adds three performances April 27–29

News April 13, 2018
ANN ARBOR, MI (Feb. 19, 2018) – Theatre NOVA has added three performances to their production of The Devil’s Music: The Life and Blues of... Continue Reading

‘School of Rock’ national tours will hold open casting call in Ann Arbor April 14

News April 11, 2018
ANN ARBOR—Producers of School of Rock – The Musical National Tours have announced an open casting call hosted by the School of Rock Ann Arbor... Continue Reading

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