Encore Michigan

Riverbank Theatre’s Performing Arts Academy offers six-week sessions beginning January; registration open now

News December 10, 2016
MARINE CITY—In September, Riverbank Theatre launched a Performing Arts Academy, geared toward enhancing the student’s knowledge of the art of performance in the theater. This... Continue Reading

What A Do’s “Christmas Schooner” sets sail with tradition and tenderness

Review December 04, 2016
SPRINGFIELD, Mich. – When storytellers start to tackle Christmas stories, they often reach for the heart-felt, the miraculous, the stories that center around families and... Continue Reading

Theatre Nova’s “Sugar Plum Panto” is sweet and delicious for the whole family

Review November 29, 2016
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Silliness. Laughter. A little cross dressing. Song parodies. And you can bring the little ones even while enjoying some of the... Continue Reading

Encore’s “Mary Poppins” warms and delights without taking flight

Review November 26, 2016
The following review is based on a preview performance DEXTER, Mich. – It just goes to show you that a theater can put on a... Continue Reading

Flint Youth Theatre creates magic with Jungle Book

Review October 11, 2016
FLINT, Mich. – The Flint Youth Theatre knows how to transform a stage into a magical place where children can lose themselves in rich storytelling... Continue Reading

Matrix Theatre Teen Company to present self-written plays in October

News September 28, 2016
DETROIT—Matrix Theatre Teen Company members spent the summer working with renowned playwright Noah Haidle to independently write original plays. The plays will be presented as... Continue Reading

Wild Swan offers their take on “The Ugly Duckling” in October

Preview September 23, 2016
ANN ARBOR – Award-winning Wild Swan Theater opens its 37th season of bringing the finest professional theater to families with The Ugly Duckling.  Resident playwright Jeff Duncan puts... Continue Reading

Tickets on sale for added show of “PAW Patrol Live” in November at the Fox

News September 08, 2016
(DETROIT)—Based on the hit animated TV series on Nickelodeon, PAW Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue brings the characters to to the stage for an action-packed, high-energy,... Continue Reading

What A Do opens with “Peter and the Starcatcher” in September

Preview August 29, 2016
SPRINGFIELD—What A Do Theatre’s opening production of its 2016-2017 season is Peter and the Star Catcher. Directed by Randy Wolfe, this musical production tells the story... Continue Reading

Open Book Theatre’s new season opens September 16 in new performance space

Preview August 27, 2016
Open Book Theatre Company's first production of their third season is Peter and the Starcatcher.  The show will also be the first in their new... Continue Reading

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