Encore Michigan

Review: ‘Office Hours’ at Wilde Theatre

Review October 25, 2023
BRIGHTON, MI--What does an office, a raunchy book, a clock, a jumper, and a week-at-a-glance all have in common?  You will have to go to... Continue Reading

‘Putnam County Spelling Bee’ sizzles and soars at The Encore Musical Theatre Company

Review October 21, 2023
DEXTER, MI--You wouldn’t think a musical about kids in a spelling bee would be controversial. But at a time when religious, conservative right-wing Governors and... Continue Reading

‘Man Beast’ riffs on Wolfman at Penny Seats

Review October 20, 2023
ANN ARBOR, MI--It’s Halloween, so it’s the season for another Joseph Zettelmaier horror yard, “The Man Beast” is playing at The Stone Chalet Theatre here,... Continue Reading

Heartfelt ‘Company’ Explores Romantic Relationships with Humor and Wit

Review October 20, 2023
By Erica Hobbs DETROIT, MI--Any single person in their 30s knows what it’s like to watch their friends break off and pair off, some to... Continue Reading

‘Eight Nights’ is gripping and powerful at Detroit Public Theatre

Review October 16, 2023
DETROIT, MI—Anyone who thinks that the Holocaust is some distant event in history disconnected from the presence isn’t paying attention to anything around them today.... Continue Reading

‘Miss Daisy’ at Tipping Point is a driving success

Review October 16, 2023
NORTHVILLE, MI--Because of the Oscar winning film, many of us are familiar with the play, and story, Driving Miss Daisy. Even if you have seen... Continue Reading

New Madame Butterfly production takes flight at Detroit Opera.

Review October 09, 2023
By Graham Mitchell and Elizabeth Mitchell DETROIT, MI--Detroit Opera kicked off their 2023-2024 season with an innovative, thought-provoking production of Giacomo Puccini’s masterpiece, Madame Butterfly.... Continue Reading

‘On The Market’ is Grief with “Friends” at The Williamston

Review October 06, 2023
WILLIAMSTON, MI--There is no time limit on grief. Ask someone who has lost a true love, and they will tell you that it’s not over... Continue Reading

Detroit Rep Announces 67th Season

Review October 01, 2023
DETROIT, MI--Detroit Repertory Theatre announces its 67th Season- a slate of four productions that touch on identity, familial drama, and civil rights is set to open... Continue Reading

Review: ‘Grand Concourse’ at Open Book Theatre

Review September 26, 2023
By Alexander Trice TRENTON, Mich.--Grand Concourse', written by Heidi Schreck, at Open Book Theatre here is a play that is set entirely in the kitchen... Continue Reading