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Wayne State celebrates Black History Month with the “Raisin Cycle”

Preview February 10, 2016
DETROIT, Mich.–The setting is Chicago, but the three stories Wayne State is producing for Black History Month speak equally well to Detroit and its history... Continue Reading

Caridad Svich play will premiere at Matrix Theatre February 26

Preview February 09, 2016
agua de luna (psalms for the rouge), the world premiere of a bilingual collaboration with Obie Award-winning playwright Caridad Svich, opens at Matrix Theatre on Friday,... Continue Reading

“If/Then” limited engagement at Fisher Theatre; tickets on sale starting February 7

News February 05, 2016
The national tour of If/Then, which was named the “Best Musical of the Year” by New York Magazine, will perform a limited engagement at Detroit’s Fisher Theatre,... Continue Reading

Bestseller The Kite Runner on stage at The Whiting one night only March 1

Preview February 05, 2016
FLINT - On March 1 at 7 p.m. The Whiting will presenting The Kite Runner, based on the New York Times best selling novel by Khaled Hosseini. The... Continue Reading

Dio to open Pulitzer-winning “Proof” 2/4

Preview January 31, 2016
The Dio–Dining & Entertainment on February 4 is opening Proof, a play by David Auburn that won both a Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award. The... Continue Reading

Driving Miss Daisy in Byron Center for one night in March

Preview January 31, 2016
The Neil Simon Festival will present Alfred Uhry’s masterpiece, Driving Miss Daisy featuring the stars of “Walker, Texas Ranger” and “Dallas” Clarence Gilyard and Sheree J. Wilson.... Continue Reading

Penny Seats is Alive and Well with Jacques Brel in February

Preview January 28, 2016
The Penny Seats return to the stage this winter for Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, a musical revue of the songs... Continue Reading

See the Preview video for Purple Rose Theatre’s The Odd Couple

Preview January 26, 2016
The Odd Couple opens this week at The Purple Rose Theatre in Chelsea, Michigan. Check out this preview video of the production: https://youtu.be/zARq4BE8R0E Click here... Continue Reading

Hilberry’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost” opens Jan. 29 with a costume party

Preview January 22, 2016
The Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance will present Love’s Labour’s Lost at the Hilberry Theatre. Join the excitement as a group of merry young men... Continue Reading

UMS to feature Young Jean Lee’s work this month

Preview January 14, 2016
This month, UMS will showcase Young Jean Lee’s two most recent theatrical essays on gender and identity, Untitled Feminist Show and Straight White Men, with... Continue Reading

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