Encore Michigan

Planet Ant revives ‘Yes Weed Can’ original musical; opens April 20 at Ant Hall

Preview April 12, 2018
HAMTRAMCK—Planet Ant Theater is bringing a revival of its original musical comedy Yes Weed Can April 20 through May 12 at Ant Hall, 2320 Caniff,... Continue Reading

‘Big Fish’ at Encore Musical Theatre opens April 27

Preview April 11, 2018
DEXTER—The Encore Musical Theatre Company offers Big Fish, running April 26 through May 20, 2018. Big Fish officially opens Friday, April 27, 2018 at 7:30... Continue Reading

‘King Lear’ on stage at Hilberry April 27–May 13

Preview April 10, 2018
DETROIT – A freshly staged production of “King Lear” will wrap up the 2017-2018 season at the Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance. Running... Continue Reading

Great Escape Stage Company offers two-actor tour de force “Greater Tuna” April 12-22

Preview April 06, 2018
MARSHALL–When you visit Greater Tuna at the Great Escape Stage Company, April 12 through 22, you'll probably recognize a lot of the people you'll meet.... Continue Reading

Tickets on sale now for May run of ‘On Your Feet’ at the Fisher Theatre

Preview April 05, 2018
DETROIT—On Your Feet will play the Fisher Theatre May 1–13. Tickets start at $39 and are now on sale at all Ticketmaster locations, by phone... Continue Reading

Next up at The Snug: Larry Shue’s “The Nerd”; opens April 6

Preview April 03, 2018
MARINE CITY— Riverbank Theatre presents The Nerd April 6 through 29. Performances at The Snug Theatre are Thursday–Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3:00... Continue Reading

Opera Grand Rapids offers two performances of ‘The Marriage of Figaro’ May 4 and 5

Preview April 03, 2018
GRAND RAPIDS—Opera Grand Rapids offers two performances of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro May 4 and 5 at DeVos Performance Hall. Tickets start at $25.00... Continue Reading

Cleveland’s Apollo’s Fire period ensemble performs Monteverdi’s ‘L’Orfeo’ in concert at UMS April 15

Preview March 29, 2018
ANN ARBOR—UMS presents Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo in concert, from Apollo’s Fire, with Jeannette Sorrell conducting, and featuring Karim Sulayman as Orfeo and Erica Schuller as Eurydice,... Continue Reading

“School of Rock” tour at The Fisher opens April 10

Preview March 29, 2018
DETROIT—The national tour of School of Rock will play the Fisher Theatre from April 10 through 22. Based on the hit film, School of Rock... Continue Reading

Rajiv Joseph’s ‘Gruesome Playground Injuries’ from Kickshaw opens April 12

Preview March 27, 2018
ANN ARBOR—Next up from Kickshaw is Gruesome Playground Injuries by Rajiv Joseph, directed by Lynn Lammers, which will play from April 12 through 29 at... Continue Reading