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Thunder Bay Theatre

Thunder Bay Theatre is the only year-round professional theatre in Northeast Michigan. Located down the street from the NOAA Marine Sanctuary, come enjoy a night at Northern Michigan’s only year round theatre. Mixing and matching a program of musicals, comedies, dramas, theatre for young audiences and children’s theatre, Thunder Bay Theatre offers something for everyone!

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Performance address:

400 N. Second Ave.
Alpena, MI 49707

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Box office hours:

Tuesday - Saturday: 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
and one hour prior to showtime

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Thunder Bay takes us back to the cemetery with Addams Family

Review July 02, 2017
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Alpena’s Thunder Bay Theatre joins Theatre Communications Group

News March 22, 2017
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Thunder Bay Theatre announces 50th anniversary season

Season Announcement March 18, 2017
ALPENA—Thunder Bay Theatre is celebrating its 50th Anniversary year in 2017. The season opens March 24 to April 9 with Rodgers and Hammerstein review A... Continue Reading

Thunder Bay Theatre announces fall 2016 season

Season Announcement September 21, 2016
Thunder Bay Theatre has announced a fall lineup that will close 2016 on a high note. The three show season includes The Marvelous Wonderettes, Agatha Christie’s... Continue Reading

Thunder Bay opens with “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” June 15

Preview May 28, 2016
Thunder Bay Theatre opens its summer season with Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes... Continue Reading