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Review: Hooray For ‘Nollywood’ at Open Book

Preview January 23, 2023
TRENTON, MI–Here’s what is great about “Nollywood Dreams,” now being presented at The Open Book Theatre here. Like me, I bet there are many who... Continue Reading

Williamston explores religion and controversy in ‘These Mortal Hosts’ March 26–April 26

Preview March 14, 2020
WILLIAMSTON—Williamston Theatre presents the Michigan Premiere of These Mortal Hosts by Eric Coble. Performances begin Thursday, March 26 and run through Sunday, April 26. After... Continue Reading

Spinning Dot’s production of ‘The Kids from Amandla Street’ at Matrix March 14

Preview March 11, 2020
DETROIT—“When theater for youth is done well it gives everyone in the audience something to walk away with. Spinning Dot Theatre Productions always do,” shared... Continue Reading

MSU Opera Theatre’s ‘La Clemenza di Tito’ runs March 18–22

Preview March 06, 2020
EAST LANSING—The MSU Opera Theatre presents Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito (The Clemency of Titus) in four performances at Fairchild Theatre in the... Continue Reading

MSU’s Studio 60 stages Jen Silverman’s ‘Bonnets’ March 13-22

Preview March 04, 2020
EAST LANSING—Michigan State’s Department of Theatre is staging the latest production to be commissioned by the Big Ten Theatre Consortium, a series of plays by... Continue Reading

Amy Herzog’s ‘Mary Jane’ runs at Meadow Brook March 18–April 12

Preview March 04, 2020
ROCHESTER—Mary Jane, by Pulitzer Prize finalist Amy Herzog, runs March 18 through April 12, 2020, at Meadow Brook Theatre. Mary Jane loves her son, Alex.... Continue Reading

A Wilde Theatre opens second season with ‘Wild Woman’

Preview March 03, 2020
BRIGHTON—A Wilde Theatre announced the opening show in its second season: The Wild Women of Winedale, by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten. Tickets... Continue Reading

8th annual Lake Effect Fringe Festival runs February 11—March 7

Preview February 06, 2020
GRAND RAPIDS—The 8th annual Lake Effect Fringe Festival runs from February 11 through March 7 at the Dog Story Theatre. The Lake Effect Fringe Festival... Continue Reading

‘Into the Woods’ from MSU set in 1930s Detroit, February 14–23

Preview February 05, 2020
EAST LANSING—The Michigan State University Department of Theatre production of Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine runs for 10 performances February 14-23... Continue Reading

Studs Terkel’s ‘Working’ at Meadow Brook starting Feb. 12

Preview February 01, 2020
ROCHESTER—Working: A Musical will run at Meadow Brook Theatre February 12 through March 8. From the book by Studs Terkel, written by Stephen Schwartz and... Continue Reading

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