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Hope Summer Rep announces 2019 season

August 09, 2018
HOLLAND – As the end of August approaches, it might seem that Hope Summer Repertory Theatre would be packing away the sets, lights and costumes,... Continue Reading

The Barn’s ‘Bonnie and Clyde’ mixes love and desperation in the Depression

July 06, 2018
AUGUSTA, Mich.–Americans have a history of idolizing the under dogs—those who are down and out on their luck, the ones who make it from nothing,... Continue Reading

American Alliance for Theatre and Education honors Spinning Dot Theatre with Zeta Phi Eta – Winifred Ward Outstanding New Children’s Theatre Company Award

June 29, 2018
ANN ARBOR, MI – As part of the 2018 American Alliance for Theatre and Education (AATE) national conference Spinning Dot Theatre will receive this year’s... Continue Reading

EncoreMichigan weekly newsletter paused

November 28, 2017
ANN ARBOR, Mich.–The weekly EncoreMichigan.com Spotlight newsletter is currently paused. There has been a problem with the provider that allows us to send it out... Continue Reading

The Berman presents Jerry Herman salute December 9

Preview November 23, 2017
WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich.–Jerry Herman is a legendary composer/lyricist of the American musical theatre and one of Broadway’s most beloved icons.  From “Hello Dolly” and “Mame” to “Mack and Mabel” and “La Cage... Continue Reading

Kathleen Battle: One Performance Only at Detroit Opera House 11/5

October 31, 2017
DETROIT–The amazing Kathleen Battle will perform a recital at The Detroit Opera House November 5 at 4PM. In 1976, the soprano, known the world over,... Continue Reading

Williamston turns politics into laugh-fest with ‘The Taming’

October 03, 2017
WILLIAMSTON, Mich.–There are some people you just don’t expect to change the world. They just don’t seem the type to upend our country–its politics or... Continue Reading

Monster Box opens ‘Now.Here.This’ in Waterford

Preview August 16, 2017
WATERFORD TWP., Mich.–Monster Box Theatre here this week kicks off a run of musical Now. Here. This, a musical from the writing team that gave... Continue Reading

Michigan native Danny Gurwin brings Tony Bennett to Farmers Alley 5/19-20

Preview May 16, 2017
KALAMAZOO, Mich.–Farmers Alley Theatre is proud to welcome home Michigan native and Broadway star, Danny Gurwin to Kalamazoo for the special Spotlight Series concert event,... Continue Reading

Beautiful ‘Cyrano’ at MOT is perfect tribute to retiring DiChiera

May 14, 2017
DETROIT, Mich. – Dr. David DiChiera, the impresario who founded Michigan Opera Theatre 46 years ago, is retiring at the end of the season to... Continue Reading