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The Dio opens 2020 season with Sam Bobrick play

Preview January 23, 2020
PINCKNEY—The Dio–Dining & Entertainmentto launches its 2020 season with the Sam Bobrick play, It’s Only Murder, a comedic mystery (with a number of immature moments).... Continue Reading

Acclaimed Tina Satter play about whistleblower Reality Winner at UMS Jan 29–Feb 2

Preview January 23, 2020
ANN ARBOR—UMS presents Is This A Room: Reality Winner Verbatim Transcription, conceived and directed by Tina Satter / Half Straddle, performed by Becca Blackwell, Emily... Continue Reading

Chelsea Wooley’s ‘The Mountain’ at Matrix January 18

Preview January 13, 2020
DETROIT—The Mountain by Canadian playwright Chelsea Woolley, is the first in a series of three international children’s plays produced at Matrix Theatre Comany, in partnership... Continue Reading

Meadow Brook opens new year with Noel Coward

Preview January 06, 2020
ROCHESTER—Meadow Brook Theatre opens its 2020 season with Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit, running January 8 through February 2. While researching an upcoming novel, Charles Condomine invites... Continue Reading

Black and Brown Theatre turns to ‘Humbug’

Preview November 30, 2019
DETROIT, Mich.–Black and Brown Theatre is proud to announce the performance dates for their newest holiday show, “Blessed: A Christmas Carol Adaptation”. The modern retelling... Continue Reading

Rose Abdoo at JET November 23 for two shows

Preview November 16, 2019
WALLED LAKE—JET will host Rose Adboo on November 23 in her one-woman comedy show, Rose Abdoo & Rose Abdon't at 6 pm and 9 pm. The... Continue Reading

MOT does ‘Sweeney Todd’ November 16–24

Preview November 07, 2019
DETROIT—Michigan Opera Theatre’s (MOT) 2019-20 opera season continues with Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd, Nov. 16-24 at the Detroit Opera House. Considered one of the greatest... Continue Reading

Open Book celebrates the holidays with Lauren Gunderson’s ‘Miss Bennet’

Preview November 05, 2019
Fans of Downton Abbey, Hallmark Christmas movies, or Jane Austen may enjoy Open Book Theatre’s latest offering, Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, running November 15... Continue Reading

Award-winning playwright, director, and actor Gus Kaikkonen returns to Lansing

Preview November 04, 2019
EAST LANSING—Award-winning playwright, director, and actor Gus Kaikkonen returns to Lansing as a guest director for the Michigan State Department of Theatre production of Twelfth... Continue Reading

Chicago’s Joffrey Ballet at Detroit Opera House for two performances

Preview October 25, 2019
DETROIT—Michigan Opera Theatre (MOT) will present Chicago’s renowned Joffrey Ballet company Nov. 2-3 at the Detroit Opera House. The program, Beyond the Shore, features works... Continue Reading