Encore Michigan

World premiere of multi-media work on Robert Mapplethorpe at UMS March 15, 16

Preview February 22, 2019
ANN ARBOR—UMS offers the world premiere of a co-commision, Triptych (Eyes of One on Another), composed by Bryce Dessner, with a libretto by Korde Arrington... Continue Reading

Opera Modo offers timely “The Consul” for four performances at the Jam Handy

Preview February 17, 2019
DETROIT—Opera Modo presents Gian Carlo Menotti's The Consul at the Jam Handy at 2900 E. Grand Blvd., February 21 through 24. Tickets are available online... Continue Reading

The Ringwald opens ‘Death of a Salesman’ February 15

Preview February 10, 2019
FERNDALE—The Ringwald Theatre’s production of Arthur Miller’s classic American tragedy Death of A Salesman will open on Friday, February 15 and run for four weeks.... Continue Reading

‘The Spitfire Grill’ at Meadow Brook February 13–March 10

Preview February 08, 2019
ROCHESTER—The Spitfire Grill with music and book by James Valcq and lyrics and book by Fred Alley, based on the film by Lee David Zlotoff,... Continue Reading

Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company presents The Seagull

Preview January 30, 2019
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.–The Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company will present The Seagull, by Anton Chekhov, in a new version by Christopher Hampton based on the literal translation... Continue Reading

“Friends! The Musical Parody” at City Theatre February 6–10

Preview January 25, 2019
DETROIT—Right Angle Entertainment and McSmith Family Entertainment have announce a U.S. tour for Friends! The Musical Parody. The off-Broadway hit will pivot to the City... Continue Reading

The Dio opens 6th season with “Steel Magnolias” February 1

Preview January 21, 2019
PINCKNEY—The Dio – Dining & Entertainment WILL launch its sixth season of shows with the American play, Steel Magnolias, by Robert Harling, and directed by... Continue Reading

Michigan premiere of Sarah Treem’s “The How and the Why” opens February 1

Preview January 17, 2019
ANN ARBOR—Theatre NOVA will present the Michigan premiere of The How and the Why by Sarah Treem from February 1 through 24. Two brilliant female... Continue Reading

Matrix offers Michigan premiere of “Reap the Grove” in February

Preview January 15, 2019
DETROIT—Matrix Theatre Company presents the Michigan premiere of Reap the Grove by Caity-Shea Violette February 1 through 24. Performances take place on Fridays and Saturdays... Continue Reading

Williamston opens 2019 with world premiere; previews start January 24

Preview January 15, 2019
WILLIAMSTON—Williamston Theatre starts the new year with the world rremiere of To Quiet The Quiet by Christy Hall. Performances begin Thursday, January 24 and run... Continue Reading