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Detroit Mercy Theatre’s ‘War of The Worlds’ reminds us of what’s news and what’s not

Review December 02, 2018
DETROIT, Mich.–The "War of the Worlds" was an episode of a radio drama anthology performed by Orson Welles’ Mercury Theatre in 1938 that has taken... Continue Reading

Monster Box’s ‘Book of Liz’ is the gospel according to the Sedaris writing duo

Review December 01, 2018
WATERFORD, Mich.— Before there was The Book of Mormon (the musical) there was The Book of Liz, a play by humorist and author David Sedaris... Continue Reading

‘Elves and Schumachers’ lights up December at Theatre Nova

Review December 01, 2018
ANN ARBOR, Mich.–December is here and local theatres are trotting out their most festive, crowd-pleasing shows. At many theatres, the family feel-good favorite is the... Continue Reading

Wayne State’s ‘Scrooge’ delivers Dickens with exceptional production

Review December 01, 2018
A Christmas Carol is pretty much the most familiar story in the western theater. And while Wayne State’s production stays pretty close to the story... Continue Reading

Actor Bill Coelius leads webinar on becoming a commercial “booking machine” 12/5

Industry November 30, 2018
ANN ARBOR, MICH.–On Wednesday December 5th, at 8:30 pm EST Bill Coelius, a Michigan actor who has booked over 50 national commercials will host a LIVE... Continue Reading

‘Book of Mormon’ opens at Fisher 12/4, and holding lottery for $25 tickets.

Show Announcement November 30, 2018
DETROIT, MI, November 28, 2018 – THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, is pleased to announce a lottery ticket policy... Continue Reading

TheatreTalk 11/27: David Kiley on Michigan Radio’s Stateside.

Theater Talk November 29, 2018
On this week's TheaterTalk, David Kiley talks holiday shows...three Christmas Carols, plus a Christmas panto at Theatre Nova. MonsterBox Theatre in Waterford does a David... Continue Reading

MOT presents Amahl and the Night Visitors 12/22 at Macomb Center

Preview November 29, 2018
DETROIT—This holiday season, Michigan Opera Theatre will present Gian Carlo Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors, a unique Christmas opera that presents a special take... Continue Reading

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