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Theatre Company at UDM finishes season with ‘The Complete History of America (Abridged)’; opens April 6

Preview March 21, 2018
DETROIT—The Detroit Mercy Theatre Company concludes their 47th season with The Complete History of America (Abridged) April 6 – 22. The Complete History of America... Continue Reading

Environmental activism at the center of Matrix’s next drama; opens April 6

Preview March 18, 2018
DETROIT—Matrix Theatre Company continues its 2017–2018 Mainstage Season with the environmental drama, Kayak, opening April 6 and running through April 29. The production runs Fridays... Continue Reading

Detroit Rep opens world premiere ‘Harmony Park’ March 29

Preview March 16, 2018
DETROIT—The world premiere of Daniel Damiano's gritty drama Harmony Park will open March 29 and run through May 20 at the Detroit Repertory Theatre. Set... Continue Reading

Bessie Smith bio musical next up at Theatre Nova; opens March 30

Preview March 15, 2018
ANN ARBOR, MI (Feb. 19, 2018) – Theatre NOVA presents  the Michigan premiere of The Devil’s Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith by... Continue Reading

Purple Rose opens fifth David MacGregor world premiere April 5; previews start March 29

Preview March 15, 2018
CHELSEA—Mystery, romance and comedy. Audiences can expect to find all of this and more in The Purple Rose Theatre Company’s upcoming world premiere of Sherlock... Continue Reading

Michigan premiere World War I Era drama at Meadow Brook Theatre; opens March 21

Preview March 13, 2018
ROCHESTER—The Snow Geese by Sharr White runs March 21 through April 15 at Meadow Brook Theater on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester. Set... Continue Reading

Planet Ant kills off toxic masculinity… or does it? Find out starting March 16

Preview March 08, 2018
HAMTRAMCK—Planet Ant will say goodbye to toxic masculinity when it presents its newest original comedy Who Run The World March 16–April 7 at The Planet... Continue Reading

UMS offers Nick Cassenbaum’s ‘Bubble Schmeisis’ at The Schvitz in Detroit March 22–25

Preview March 06, 2018
DETROIT—UMS presents Bubble Schmeisis, written and performed by Nick Cassenbaum and directed by Danny Braverman, from March 22 through March 25 at The Schvitz, 8295 Oakland... Continue Reading

Farmers Alley opens Terrence McNally’s ‘It’s Only a Play’ March 9

Preview March 02, 2018
KALAMAZOO—Farmers Alley Theatre will present It's Only a Play by Terrence McNally March 9–25. It’s the opening night of The Golden Egg on Broadway, and... Continue Reading

David Lindsay-Abaire’s ‘Ripcord’ next up from Tipping Point; opening night March 24

Preview March 01, 2018
NORTHVILLE—How far would you go to win the bed by the window? For rival roommates at the Bristol Place Senior Living Facility, the sky's the... Continue Reading