Encore Michigan

It’s all in the family in ‘Over The River…’ at ESR

Review November 24, 2019
PORT HURON, Mich.–Tengo famiglia. This phrase from Italian literally translates to “I have family.”  But in the Italian culture, the meaning goes far beyond simply... Continue Reading

‘Home For The Holidays’ returns to The Dio with Christmas cookies and candy canes

Review November 23, 2019
PINCKNEY, Mich. – Dio artistic director Steve DeBruyne is back at it. Running his theatre with partner Matt Tomich, playing the lead in Home for... Continue Reading

‘Hello Dolly’ back at the Fisher where it belongs

Review November 23, 2019
DETROIT, Mich. – Winner of four Tony® Awards, including Best Musical Revival, HELLO, DOLLY! is the universally acclaimed smash that has had Broadway critics eating out of its... Continue Reading

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ at The Riverbank

Review November 23, 2019
MARINE CITY, Mich.–It’s a great irony that, though some of life’s greatest lessons come as a result of our most intense trials, we often can’t... Continue Reading

MOT’s ‘Sweeney Todd’ breaks ground on beloved classic

opera November 19, 2019
DETROIT, Mich.–If there’s anything more exquisitely gorgeous than murder and revenge in filthy Victorian London, you certainly wouldn’t know it after seeingMichigan Opera Theatre’s production... Continue Reading

‘Every Christmas Story’ delivers yule yucks at Tipping Point

Review November 19, 2019
NORTHVILLE, Mich. – Tipping Point Theatre embraces the many memes of Christmas with its hilarious, fast-paced send-up of all the stories we tend to revisit... Continue Reading

‘Temples of Lung an Air’: one-actor show at Detroit Public Theatre

Review November 18, 2019
By Angela Colombo DETROIT, Mich.–“We are all part of this cypher.” Could there be a better time in history to think of the world as... Continue Reading

Review: Encore Musical Theatre’s ‘The Secret Garden’

Review November 17, 2019
DEXTER, Mich.–Little girls have loved Frances Hodgson Burnett’s novel The Secret Garden for more than 100 years. And most today will love the 1991 stage... Continue Reading

‘Les Mis’ at The Wharton Center reaches Stars

Review November 15, 2019
LANSING, Mich.–Decades after it burst onto the musical theater scene, the centuries-old story of Victor Hugo’s Les Mis still feels as relevant and compelling as... Continue Reading

August Wilson’s ‘Jitney’ drives into The Musical Hall

Review November 14, 2019
DETROIT, Mich.–August Wilson is one of the few playwrights over the last 100 years of American theater who manages to perfectly capture dialogue the way... Continue Reading

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