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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

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 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

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