Ringwald Opens Their Sondheim Spring Season with 'Merrily We Roll Along'

FERNDALE — The Ringwald Theatre's Sondheim Spring begins with a five-week run of Merrily We Roll Along on Feb. 16, playing through March 19. Merrily—aka the [...]

Williamston Starts Year Off With Joseph Zettelmaier Premiere; Tickets on Sale Now

BY ENCORE MICHIGAN STAFF WILLIAMSTON—Williamston Theatre starts 2018 with the world premiere of "Our Lady of Poison" by Joseph Zettelmaier. Performances begin [...]

Preview: Meadow Brook offers laughs to start the year

By ROCHESTER — Nana's Naughty Knickers runs January 10 through February 4 at Meadow Brook Theatre on the campus of Oakland University in [...]

Review: Slipstream's 'Tales from The Mitten' Sends Up Acting in Michigan with Laughter and Truth

by Patrice Nolan, Encore Michigan FERNDALE – Slipstream Theatre Initiative has created an original, home-grown theatrical experience that explores the unique [...]

Ringwald Does 'The Time Warp Now' with Rocky Horror

BY TANYA GAZDIK, ENCORE MICHIGAN FERNDALE – It's hard to go wrong with a classic like The Rocky Horror Show and The Ringwald's treatment does not [...]

Dark Tale of 'Sweeney Todd' Finds Second Life at The Encore

BY DONALD V. CALAMIA For an actor whose recent credits include such seemingly diverse characters as John Wilkes Booth in "Assassins," Ash in "Evil Dead: The [...]

Silence: The Musical' is Howling with Laughs at The Ringwald

By Patrice Nolan, Encore Michigan FERNDALE – At long last, it's Hannibal Lecter as you've never seen him! He sings! He dances! He chews the fat with Clarice [...]

Detroit Public Theatre Closes Second Season with World Premiere Play

In "The Harassment of Iris Malloy," a single mother places a bet on a new life after an intimate encounter with a decorated senator, and the media fallout [...]

Detroit Will Host Broadcast of NPR's 'Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!' on June 15

Now in its 20th season, "Wait Wait…Don't Tell Me!" is National Public Radio's Peabody Award-winning quiz show. The show is set to take the Fox Theatre stage at [...]

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Detroit premier of the National Theatre production of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" will play the Fisher Theatre now through May [...]

Review: 'Vera Stark' Mesmerizing at the Hilberry For Season Finale

By Patrice Nolan, DETROIT – By the Way, Meet Vera Stark, by two-time Pulitzer-prize winning dramatist Lynn Nottage, is the final show of [...]

Premiere: Puzzle Piece's 'Bird' Explores Disability and Race

By Tanya Gazdik, FERNDALE — It is said that art imitates life. That phrase couldn't hold truer than for a play like Bird, which is [...]