Encore Michigan

‘Williston’ at Detroit Rep

Preview May 23, 2019
DETROIT—The Midwest premiere of Adam Seidel's Williston will be Thursday, May 30 at 8:30 pm at the Detroit Repertory Theatre. Williston will run Thursdays through... Continue Reading

Meadow Brook recalls silent film era with ‘The IT Girl’

Preview May 23, 2019
ROCHESTER—The IT Girl, by Michael Small, BT McNicholl, Paul McKibbins, runs May 29 through June 23, 2019, at Meadow Brook Theatre on the campus of... Continue Reading

Michigan premiere of James Ijames’ play opens May 24

Preview May 16, 2019
ANN ARBOR—Theatre NOVA presents the Michigan premiere of Kill Move Paradise by James Ijames from May 23 through June 16. Kill Move Paradise tells the... Continue Reading

Open Book offers Sam Shepard’s ‘Fool for Love’; opens May 17

Preview May 08, 2019
TRENTON—Fool for Love, Sam Shepard’s gritty and surprising love story will take the stage in Trenton at Open Book Theatre May 17-June 15. Love stories... Continue Reading

Williamston Theatre to present Joe Zettelmaier world premiere; previews start May 9

Preview May 01, 2019
WILLIAMSTON—Williamston Theatre presents New Releases, its 10th world premiere by Joseph Zettelmaier. Jen is going down with the sinking ship. That ship is Avid Video,... Continue Reading

Ricky Ian Gordon’s ‘The Grapes of Wrath’ at MOT for four performances in May

Preview April 28, 2019
DETROIT—Michigan Opera Theatre will present Ricky Ian Gordon's opera, The Grapes of Wrath May 11 through 19. This heart-wrenching opera in two acts, based on... Continue Reading

Wayne State offers rare opportunity to see entire Angels in America epic May 5 and May 11

Preview April 25, 2019
DETROIT—Wayne State's Hilberry Theatre opens its production of Tony Kushner's Angels in America Part 2 on April 26, which will run through May 12. The... Continue Reading

Wilde Theatre presents ‘Leaving Iowa’ 5/31

Preview April 20, 2019
BRIGHTON – Livingston County's newest professional theatre, A Wilde Theatre, presents their second production Leaving Iowa by Tim Clue and Spike Manton. Newspaper columnist, Don... Continue Reading

Black and Brown Theatre performs Earth Day children’s theater in Ann Arbor April 22

Preview April 18, 2019
ANN ARBOR—Black and Brown Theatre will partner with the Ann Arbor District Library Westgate Branch to present Cloud Spinner, a new live fairytale stage play... Continue Reading

Those ‘Marvelous Wonderettes’ at Meadow Brook opens April 24

Preview April 13, 2019
ROCHESTER—Next up from Meadow Brook Theatre is The Marvelous Wonderettes, written and created by Roger Bean, which runs April 24 through May 19. It’s 1958... Continue Reading