Encore Michigan

‘Life Begins at 50’ at The Riverbank

Review July 23, 2021
MARINE CITY, MI--Do you remember when you were a child, and you loved seeing your grandparents? And you thought: They are so awesome, but thank... Continue Reading

Charlie Brown comes to The Tibbits

Review July 21, 2021
COLDWATER, MI–Did you know that there are over nine musicals based on comic strips–Annie, The AddamsFamily and Spiderman are probably the best known. But did... Continue Reading

The Fantasticks lights it up at The Tibbits

Review July 13, 2021
COLDWATER, Mich--The Show must go on,” is certainly the mantra of this summer theatre season for Tibbits Opera House. As Covid 2.0, as new artistic... Continue Reading

Review: Tibbits takes us back with the “Best of Broadway” as theaters re-open

Review June 21, 2021
COLDWATER, Mich.--“The Show MUST go on.”  Peter Riopelle, the new Artistic Director for The Tibbits Opera House, opens with this ages old quote at Tibbits... Continue Reading

Review: A New Brain

Review June 21, 2021
ANN ARBOR, Mich,--For those who have survived 2020, the need for connection is stronger than ever and theaters are stepping forward to do what they’ve... Continue Reading

REVUE: Face Off Theatre Presents “Crowns”

Review June 02, 2021
KALAMAZOO, Mich.–The great American writer James Baldwin’s quote “Your crown has been bought and paid for. All you must do is put it on” is... Continue Reading

MOT brings Wagner to its parking deck in inspired COVID-era style

opera October 20, 2020
DETROIT, Mich.–As theaters grapple with what comes next in the COVID-19 era, The Michigan Opera Theatre moved is current production of Wagner’s Twilight: Gods into... Continue Reading

Tibbits stages a worthy La Mancha in Coldwater

Review August 11, 2020
COLDWATER, Mich.--“The world is a dung heap and we are the maggots on it,” says Aldonza, played by Kristina Huegel in Tibbits Opera House’s current... Continue Reading

Tibbits airs radio memories from a bygone era with grit and style

Review July 26, 2020
COLDWATER, Mich.–Summer is known for theatre. When the temperatures start to rise and the nights get longer, theatre companies, professional, community, and college, all seem... Continue Reading

Flint Rep breathes modern energy into ‘Cuckoo’s Nest’

Review March 20, 2020
FLINT, Mich.–Since taking over the Flint Youth Theatre and transforming it to the Flint Repertory Theatre, artistic director Michael Lluberes has been doing special things... Continue Reading

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