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Theater Events for the period July 5-14

By | 2017-10-31T14:59:50+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

PROFESSIONAL THEATER/OPERA: The All Night Strut! The Wilde Award-nominated musical returns to celebrate one of the greatest eras of American music, the era of Swing. BoarsHead Theater, Lansing. Wed.-Sun., through July 8. $25-$40. 517-484-7805. http://www.boarshead.org [...]

No fooling: just silly fun in Chelsea

By | 2018-01-15T21:52:39+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

A good farce is hard to find these days, but that's exactly what playwright/director Matt Letscher delivers with his wickedly funny and slickly staged "Sea of Fools" that had its world premiere last weekend at [...]

Art & Around for the period July 5-14

By | 2017-10-31T14:59:22+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

SUMMER ARTS FESTIVALS: Ann Arbor Summer Festival A three-week celebration of performing arts, outdoor entertainment and community spirit that offers dozens of legendary artists, pop icons, international superstars and emerging newcomers in and around the [...]

Matrix asks: WWJD if born in SW Detroit?

By | 2017-10-31T14:23:04+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

Sometimes persistence DOES pay off. Just ask 20-year-old Ofelia Torres who, for the past several years, has been pestering Matrix Theatre's Shaun S. Nethercott and the troupe's various directors to remount its popular production of [...]

Art & Around for the period March 15-24

By | 2017-10-31T14:23:04+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

ARCHITECTURE/GARDEN TOURS: Edsel & Eleanor Ford House Discover the Ford House with all-new tours that go behind the scenes, examine special subjects and provide a new perspective on the family that left an indelible mark [...]

Matrix asks: WWJD if born in SW Detroit?

By | 2017-10-31T14:23:04+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

Sometimes persistence DOES pay off. Just ask 20-year-old Ofelia Torres who, for the past several years, has been pestering Matrix Theatre's Shaun S. Nethercott and the troupe's various directors to remount its popular production of [...]

Theater Events for the period Feb. 15-24

By | 2018-01-16T00:04:30+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

PROFESSIONAL THEATER/OPERA: Amadeus The story of two brilliant composers, Mozart and Salieri: one humbly gifted and the other viciously envious. Hilberry Theatre, Detroit. Plays in repertory through March 3. $15-$28. 313-577-2972. http://www.hilberry.com Between Men and [...]

Curtain Calls ONLINE

By | 2017-10-31T14:14:26+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

Professional Theater News: Icarus Falling announces cast for world premiere of 'Fatal Error' LANSING - Icarus Falling is pleased to announce the cast for its upcoming premiere of "Fatal Error" by Kevin L. Knights & [...]

Art & Around for the period Feb. 15-24

By | 2017-10-31T14:14:26+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

ARCHITECTURE/GARDEN TOURS: Edsel & Eleanor Ford House Discover the Ford House with all-new tours that go behind the scenes, examine special subjects and provide a new perspective on the family that left an indelible mark [...]

Theater Events for the period Feb. 8-17

By | 2017-10-31T14:12:13+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

PROFESSIONAL THEATER/OPERA: Amadeus The story of two brilliant composers, Mozart and Salieri: one humbly gifted and the other viciously envious. Hilberry Theatre, Detroit. Plays in repertory through March 3. $15-$28. 313-577-2972. http://www.hilberry.com Between Men and [...]

Art & Around for the period Feb. 8-18

By | 2017-10-31T14:12:13+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

ARCHITECTURE/GARDEN TOURS: Edsel & Eleanor Ford House Discover the Ford House with all-new tours that go behind the scenes, examine special subjects and provide a new perspective on the family that left an indelible mark [...]

Curtain Calls ONLINE

By | 2017-10-31T14:11:43+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

'American Idol' meets 'Saturday Night Live': 'Auditions Tonight' MANISTEE - Manistee's Little River Casino Resort is gearing up for Valentine's Day with top-notch entertainment, the energetic and fun-filled audience-participatory comedy show, "Auditions Tonight - An [...]

Curtain Calls ONLINE

By | 2017-10-31T14:04:48+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Professional Theater News from Around Town: Rapper MC Serch guests in 'Citizen Improv' at the Inferno ANN ARBOR - The Improv Inferno is pleased to announce a very special "Citizen Improv" on Friday, Jan. 12, [...]

Theater Events for the period Jan. 11-20

By | 2017-10-31T14:04:48+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

PROFESSIONAL THEATER/OPERA: All Shook Up Elvis Presley songs help tell the romantic story of how a young girl's dreams come true when a guitar-playing roustabout rides into town. Wharton Center's Cobb Great Hall, East Lansing. [...]

Art & Around for the period Jan. 11-20

By | 2017-10-31T14:04:48+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

ARCHITECTURE/GARDEN TOURS: Edsel & Eleanor Ford House Discover the Ford House with all-new tours that go behind the scenes, examine special subjects and provide a new perspective on the family that left an indelible mark [...]

Plenty to be thankful for in 2006

By | 2018-01-24T11:27:15+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

Happy New Year, and welcome to our annual look at some of last year's highlights in the always-exciting world of Michigan theater. The biggest news - given our state's sluggish economy - was probably this: [...]

Curtain Calls ONLINE

By | 2017-10-31T14:03:36+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

Breaking Theater News: 'Cyrano' by David DiChiera to premiere Oct. 13 at Detroit Opera House DETROIT -- Michigan Opera Theatre will present "Cyrano," a world premiere opera by Company Founder and General Director David DiChiera, [...]

Theater Events for the period Jan. 4-13

By | 2017-10-31T09:17:11+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

PROFESSIONAL THEATER/OPERA: Amadeus The story of two brilliant composers, Mozart and Salieri: one humbly gifted and the other viciously envious. Hilberry Theatre, Detroit. Plays in repertory, Jan. 12-March 3. $15-$28. 313-577-2972. http://www.hilberry.com Between Men and [...]

Art & Around for the period Jan. 4-13

By | 2017-10-31T09:17:11+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

ARCHITECTURE/GARDEN TOURS: Edsel & Eleanor Ford House Discover the Ford House with all-new tours that go behind the scenes, examine special subjects and provide a new perspective on the family that left an indelible mark [...]

Curtain Calls ONLINE

By | 2017-10-31T08:42:25+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Entertainment|

CCO Honus_PowersSmithCoven.jpg: A "Fan Appreciation" performance of "Honus and Me" has been scheduled Aug.29 by the Purple Rose Theatre Company in Chelsea. Photo: Danna Segrest Breaking News: Improv Inferno to close Sept. 10 For Part [...]