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Lansing State Journal: Williamston’s ‘Magnolia Ballet, Part 1’ haunting and powerful, runs through 11/6

News November 01, 2022
WILLIAMSTON, MI–There are all sorts of ghosts that can haunt a young Black man growing up in Georgia—ghosts of racism, homophobia and toxic masculinity. Chicago... Continue Reading

A2 Pulp: The Penny Seats “The Mummy Queen” is a proper spooky London tale

Review October 26, 2022
ANN ARBOR, MI–There is a long list of plays and musicals that deal with monsters such as vampires, witches, and Frankenstein. Mummies, however, are scarcely... Continue Reading

‘Fiddler’ as relevant today as ever if you know where to look

Review October 13, 2022
DETROIT, MI–Sure. You can write-off Fiddler On The Roof as a moldy oldie. Or, if you are over 60, and grew up with the show,... Continue Reading

‘Pickleball’ at PRT is a slam “dink” comedy for the times

Review October 09, 2022
CHELSEA, MI–Pickleball has become a phenomenon in the U.S., with the game taking off in Michigan, Ohio, Florida, Texas, Arizona and others. If you know... Continue Reading

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ is Meadow Brook’s answer to Halloween fun

Review October 09, 2022
By Natalie Sevick ROCHESTER HILLS, MI–Let me set the scene for you. Imagine you’re understudying the lead role in a professional production of an iconic... Continue Reading

Matrix presents Bagley Street Film Festival 10/21, 22/23

October 07, 2022
DETROIT, October 6, 2022…The decisions are made. The films are chosen. And, Matrix Theatre is ready for its closeup with a great lineup of movies at its... Continue Reading

Detroit Mercy presents ‘Airness’ 10/28-11/5

Show Announcement October 07, 2022
DETROIT— Opening its 52nd season, the Detroit Mercy Theatre Company (DMTC) presents theMichigan premiere of Airness by Chelsea Marcantel. A 2017 Humana Festival hit, “Airness”... Continue Reading

Purple Rose kicks off new season with premiere of ‘Pickleball’

Show Announcement October 05, 2022
CHELSEA, Mich. (August 31, 2022) – The Purple Rose Theatre Company (PRTC) will begin their 32nd season of plays with “Pickleball” a world premiere by Jeff Daniels. Tickets are on sale now. In a... Continue Reading

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