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LATIN JAZZ ALL STARS Comes to Jazz Café 4/2 LATIN JAZZ ALL STARS Comes to Jazz Café 4/2
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in Detroit

Jazz Cafe welcomes back, M.F. Production's Latin Jazz All Stars for two hot and spicy nights -one show per night, Saturday, April 1 at 8PM and Sunday, April 2, at 7pm. (more...)
Free Admission at Honolulu House Museum 4/1-2 Free Admission at Honolulu House Museum 4/1-2
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in Detroit

The Honolulu House Museum will open for the 2017 season with free admission on Saturday and Sunday, April 1st and 2nd. There also will be a special exhibit of early 1900s photographs. (more...)
Pontiac Theatre IV to Present Timeless Courtroom Drama 12 ANGRY JURORS Pontiac Theatre IV to Present Timeless Courtroom Drama 12 ANGRY JURORS
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in Detroit

Pontiac Theatre IV will present its third show of the 2016-2017 season, 12 Angry Jurors. Directed by McKinley Shaw (Waterford), this classic variation of 12 Angry Men will run at the Michigan School for the Arts from March 24th through April 1st, 2017. (more...)
THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME to Play the Fisher Theatre This May THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME to Play the Fisher Theatre This May
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in Detroit

The Detroit premier of the National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME will play the Fisher Theatre, May 2- 14, 2017 as part of a North American Tour. (more...)
Dates Announced for 6th Annual GRandJazzFest Dates Announced for 6th Annual GRandJazzFest
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in Detroit

 GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation returns to Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids, Mich., this August 19th and 20th, for the sixth annual festival. The popular family-friendly festival is West Michigan's only free, weekend-long jazz festival. (more...)
New McCree Theatre Presents a Gala Reception & World Premiere Performance of A NEEDLE IN A HAYSTACK: THE STORY OF THE VELVELETTES New McCree Theatre Presents a Gala Reception & World Premiere Performance of A NEEDLE IN A HAYSTACK: THE STORY OF THE VELVELETTES
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in Detroit

The Board of Directors and Friends of the New McCree Theatre are presenting a Gala Reception and World Premiere Performance of the original musical, A Needle in a Haystack: the Story of the Velvelettes, a tribute to Motown's longest lasting girl group that still performs with all of its original members today. The event will take place at the New McCree Theatre, 2040 W. Carpenter Road, Flint, on Saturday, April 29, 2017. A red carpet reception, with refreshments, will begin at 5:30 p.m. while curtain for the premiere performance of the musical is at 7:00 p.m. Organizers are requesting a $50.00 donation from each patron. Funds will be utilized to enable the New McCree Theatre to carry on its plethora of performing arts activities on behalf of the underserved residents of north Flint for the remainder of the program year. Tickets can be purchased by telephone or online at www.thenewmccreetheatre.com. (more...)
C2C Gallery Presents Art Exhibit, Artist Talk And Live Music C2C Gallery Presents Art Exhibit, Artist Talk And Live Music
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in Detroit

On Friday, April 7th, C2C Gallery in Grand Haven is hosting an Artist Talk with two internationally recognized artists as part of their First Fridays series. Artists Mark Chatterley and Mark Mehaffey along with Cindy Bender, C2C Gallery's Featured Artist and renowned Watercolor Painter, will be sharing their thoughts on being an artist, living a creative life, and more. (more...)
Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Detroit You Might Have Missed 3/24 - BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY and More! Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Detroit You Might Have Missed 3/24 - BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY and More!
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in Detroit

Check out the top stories from Detroit you might have missed this week and more! Top Stories From Detroit You Might Have Missed 3/24 - BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY and More! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/24; SPRING AWAKENING in Maine, A RAISIN IN THE SUN in Charlotte and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/24; SPRING AWAKENING in Maine, A RAISIN IN THE SUN in Charlotte and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on March 24, 2017 in Detroit

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature SPRING AWAKENING in Maine, A RAISIN IN THE SUN in Charlotte, and BUS STOP in Denver, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Brings a Michigan Premier at The Dio! THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Brings a Michigan Premier at The Dio!
by BWW News Desk on March 21, 2017 in Detroit

The Dio - Dining & Entertainment, Livingston County's professional, award winning dinner theatre, is very excited to present the Michigan premier of The Bridges of Madison County The Musical directed by Steve DeBruyne with musical direction by Brian E. Buckner. (more...)
The Ringwald Announces Special Staged Reading Series The Ringwald Announces Special Staged Reading Series
by BWW News Desk on March 21, 2017 in Detroit

The Ringwald Theatre is bringing to its stage a series of staged readings exploring the AIDS crisis, as seen by Broadway playwrights at the time. Talkbacks with each creative team will follow each performance. (more...)
Southgate Community Players to Host CABARET NIGHT to Support A CHORUS LINE Southgate Community Players to Host CABARET NIGHT to Support A CHORUS LINE
by BWW News Desk on March 21, 2017 in Detroit

Southgate Community Players is hosting an evening of entertainment and food featuring cast members of their upcoming production 'A Chorus Line' in a ONE NIGHT ONLY Cabaret! (more...)
Small-Town Drama to Hit Stagecrafters in THE RED VELVET CAKE WAR Small-Town Drama to Hit Stagecrafters in THE RED VELVET CAKE WAR
by BWW News Desk on March 20, 2017 in Detroit

The characters are as believable as they are over-the-top in Stagecrafters' latest offering The Red Velvet Cake War by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten, showing March 24-April 9, at the Baldwin Theatre in downtown Royal Oak. (more...)
Opera Grand Rapids Announces 50th Anniversary Season Opera Grand Rapids Announces 50th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk on March 20, 2017 in Detroit

On June 2, 1967, West Michigan audiences were given their first opera. 50 years and 128 operas later, Opera Grand Rapids returns to its beginnings with the same rousing, tuneful comedy. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 3/19/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 3/19/2017
by BWW on March 19, 2017 in Detroit

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/19/2017 for Detroit (more...)
THE RIOT Continues in Ferndale This April THE RIOT Continues in Ferndale This April
by BWW News Desk on March 17, 2017 in Detroit

Fresh off a very successful run at the Planet Ant Theatre in Hamtramck, RIOT GRRRL 90s comes to Ferndale for a TWO WEEKEND - LIMITED ENGAGEMENT at the RINGWALD THEATRE in Ferndale. (more...)
ONE NIGHT OF QUEEN Postponed to Next Week at Miller Auditorium ONE NIGHT OF QUEEN Postponed to Next Week at Miller Auditorium
by BWW News Desk on March 17, 2017 in Detroit

One Night of Queen, performed by Gary Mullen & The Works, have postponed their scheduled performance at Miller Auditorium in Kalamazoo tonight due to illness. Miller Auditorium apologizes for any inconvenience this has caused and thanks all patrons affected for their understanding.  (more...)
Tickets on Sale Now for Pinckney Players' CALENDAR GIRLS Tickets on Sale Now for Pinckney Players' CALENDAR GIRLS
by BWW News Desk on March 17, 2017 in Detroit

Tickets are now on sale for the Pinckney Players spring production, Calendar Girls, generously sponsored by Sound Financial in Brighton and Econo Print of Pinckney. Audiences will not only have the opportunity to see a poignant and uplifting comedy, but $5.00 from every ticket purchased will go to support the St. Joseph Mercy Brighton Cancer Center. Together we can make a difference as we continue to fight this dreadful disease! (more...)
Ant Hall Set to Officially Open with THE DETROIT MUSICAL Ant Hall Set to Officially Open with THE DETROIT MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk on March 16, 2017 in Detroit

It has taken more than a year of planning, fundraising and construction to transform the former BHA Hall on Caniff in Hamtramck into Ant Hall. Now, Planet Ant is proud to announce the official ribbon-cutting of Ant Hall and premiere of the venue's first Planet Ant Production, The Detroit Musical, Friday, March 24.  A complete schedule follows this release. (more...)
Black and Brown Theatre of Southeast Michigan to Present Spring Showcase This April. Black and Brown Theatre of Southeast Michigan to Present Spring Showcase This April.
by BWW News Desk on March 16, 2017 in Detroit

Black and Brown Theatre is proud to present their Spring Showcase. The success of the fall showcase brought a high demand for a follow up. This time, Black and Brown Theatre will present 7 ten minute plays starring 15 actors of color and featuring 5 guest directors including Charity Clark-Anderson, K Edmonds, Bridgette Jordan, Imani Sims, and Oliver Pookrum of the Oliver Pookrum Theater Project. (more...)
Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Detroit You Might Have Missed 3/17 - Childplay Presents CAT IN THE HAT and More! Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Detroit You Might Have Missed 3/17 - Childplay Presents CAT IN THE HAT and More!
by BWW News Desk on March 17, 2017 in Detroit

Check out the top stories from Detroit you might have missed this week and more! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/17; RAGTIME in D.C., HAMILTON Parody in Chicago, SWSX and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/17; RAGTIME in D.C., HAMILTON Parody in Chicago, SWSX and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on March 17, 2017 in Detroit

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature RAGTIME at Ford's Theatre, SPAMILTON in Chicago, SWSX coverage in Austin and more. Check out our top features below! (more...)
THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME to Immerse Audiences at Wharton Center This April THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME to Immerse Audiences at Wharton Center This April
by BWW News Desk on March 15, 2017 in Detroit

The National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME is the Tony Award-winning new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel. Directed by Tony winner Marianne Elliott, the critically acclaimed production will be performed at Wharton Center's Cobb Great Hall on April 11 through 16. (more...)
Registration Open for Camp Daggett's 2017 Mother and Daughter Weekend Registration Open for Camp Daggett's 2017 Mother and Daughter Weekend
by BWW News Desk on March 15, 2017 in Detroit

Registrations are now open for the Camp Daggett Mother and Daughter Weekend, Friday through Sunday, May 5th to 7th. (more...)
Childsplay presents the Live Stage Adaptation of Dr. Seuss' THE CAT IN THE HAT Childsplay presents the Live Stage Adaptation of Dr. Seuss' THE CAT IN THE HAT
by BWW News Desk on March 13, 2017 in Detroit

 Music Hall presents the live stage adaptation of Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat, performed by Childsplay, the nationally-recognized professional theatre for young audiences, one show, Sunday, April 2nd at 4:00 PM.  (more...)