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DMTC opens ‘Young Frankenstein’ March 29

Preview March 26, 2019
DETROIT— Detroit Mercy Theatre Company (DMTC) presents the musical Young Frankenstein by Mel Brooks from March 29 – April 14, 2019 at The Marlene Boll... Continue Reading

MOT Opens ‘Hansel and Gretel’ 4/6

Preview March 25, 2019
DETROIT, Mich.–Michigan Opera Theatre (MOT) will present Engelbert Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel opera based on the classic Grimm’s fairy tale. The production, designed by master... Continue Reading

‘Popcorn Falls’ at Tipping Point opens March 30

Preview March 20, 2019
NORTHVILLE—Next up from Tipping Point is James Hindman's two-person play, Popcorn Falls, which will run between March 28 and May 5. The citizens of Popcorn... Continue Reading

Matrix addresses sexual abuse with ‘The Interference’; opens March 22

Preview March 10, 2019
DETROIT—Matrix Theatre Company presents The Interference by Lynda Radley, running March 22 – April 14. Performances take place on Fridays and Saturdays at 8PM and... Continue Reading

Joe Bailey directs ‘Girlfriend’ for Detroit Public Theatre; opening night March 23

Preview March 09, 2019
DETROIT—Detroit Public Theatre’s fourth season continues with the coming-of-age and coming-out musical Girlfriend, with a book by Todd Almond and music and lyrics by Matthew... Continue Reading

Planet Ant reprises ‘The Detroit Musical’ for 5 performances

Preview March 08, 2019
HAMTRAMCK—Back by popular demand, Planet Ant Theatre announces the return of their original production, The Detroit Musical, for a limited, five-performance-only-run opening on Wednesday, March... Continue Reading

Lauren Gunderson’s ‘I and You’ at Wharton Center for two performances

Preview March 08, 2019
EAST LANSING—The Wharton Center offers Lauren Gunderson's I and You directed by Bert Goldstein, Friday, March 22 at 8PM and Sunday, March 24 at 1PM at... Continue Reading

Meadow Brook offers Lydia Diamond’s ‘Stick Fly’; opens March 20

Preview March 07, 2019
ROCHESTER—Meadow Brook Theatre welcomes guest director Benjamin Sterling Cannon to helm Stick Fly, by Detroit playwright Lydia R. Diamond, running March 20 through April 14... Continue Reading

MOT honors Bernstein centenary with traveling production of ‘Candide’

Preview February 25, 2019
DETROIT—Michigan Opera Theatre celebrates the centenary of Leonard Bernstein with a new production of Candide featuring the Michigan Opera Theatre Studio Artists. On March 9... Continue Reading

Main Street Opera does ‘H.M.S. Pinafore’ in March

Preview February 22, 2019
CANTON—Main Street Opera Theatre presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s comic masterpiece, 03/1 for only two performances on March 15 and 16 at The Village Theatre at... Continue Reading