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Stagecrafters Unveils 2017-18 Season Stagecrafters Unveils 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in Detroit

Stagecrafters announces its 2017-18 season, themed 'Celebration of Friendship, Family and Theatre,' featuring ten shows among its Main Stage, 2nd Stage and Youth Theatre offerings. (more...)
Last Chance to See Pinckney Players' CALENDAR GIRLS Last Chance to See Pinckney Players' CALENDAR GIRLS
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in Detroit

Only two performances left of the Pinckney Players' spring production, Calendar Girls, generously sponsored by Sound Financial in Brighton and Econo Print of Pinckney. Don't miss your chance for a fun night out that supports a great cause! (more...)
Planet Ant to Close 2016-17 Season with FAILURE: A LOVE STORY Planet Ant to Close 2016-17 Season with FAILURE: A LOVE STORY
by BWW News Desk on April 25, 2017 in Detroit

Planet Ant will close out its 2016-17 season with the musical play, Failure: A Love Story by Phillip Dawkins April 28 - May 20. (more...)
Keep the Kids Busy this Summer at Summer Camps in West Michigan Keep the Kids Busy this Summer at Summer Camps in West Michigan
by BWW News Desk on April 25, 2017 in Detroit

Keep the kids busy this summer by sending them to a summer camp in West Michigan! There are many day camps and overnight camps for kids of all ages, some of which have themes and specific objectives such as music, cooking, or sports. (more...)
JONAH: ON STAGE! to Splash Into Cinemas Next Month JONAH: ON STAGE! to Splash Into Cinemas Next Month
by BWW News Desk on April 24, 2017 in Detroit

Sight & Sound is taking its hit musical to the big screen. After being filmed before a live audience at the spectacular Lancaster, PA theater, JONAH: On Stage! will be featured on over 600 movie screens nationwide for a one-night event. (more...)
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by BWW News Desk on April 24, 2017 in Detroit

Looking for your next theatre related job? BroadwayWorld has a database full of listings for jobs in the theatre/entertainment industry! Looking for candidates to fill that open position? Adding a listing to the BroadwayWorld Classifieds is free! (more...)
CMAP Presents The 2017 Outdoor Summer Series CMAP Presents The 2017 Outdoor Summer Series
by BWW News Desk on April 24, 2017 in Detroit

CMAP's 2017 Outdoor Summer Series includes an original performance by Bread & Puppet Theater, a commission by Black & Brown Theatre, a PuppetSlam filled with Detroit artists and more. (more...)
BWW Review: MOVE - BEYOND - LIVE ON TOUR at Fox Theatre is Amazing with Julianne & Derek Hough! BWW Review: MOVE - BEYOND - LIVE ON TOUR at Fox Theatre is Amazing with Julianne & Derek Hough!
by Katie Laban on April 24, 2017 in Detroit

Detroit welcomed Julianne Hough and Derek Hough's Move - Beyond - Live On Tour to the Fox Theatre on April 23rd to a sold out crowd and the superstar dance duo put on quite the show! The Hough siblings and their troupe of dancers performed a non-stop, high-energy dance show with some special surprises throughout their two-hour performance. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 4/23/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 4/23/2017
by BWW on April 23, 2017 in Detroit

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/23/2017 for Detroit (more...)
Slipstream Presents Audience Interactive THREE SISTERS Slipstream Presents Audience Interactive THREE SISTERS
by BWW News Desk on April 21, 2017 in Detroit

Slipstream proudly presents Chekhov's masterpiece about a dying class, The Three Sisters. In this new adaptation, the men have been removed and one actor serves as the narrator and the often-forgotten "fourth sister", Natasha. A true ensemble piece, this production features a total of four actors (three title sisters and the narrator); and each night the audience decides which three actors will play which three sisters. (more...)
BWW Review: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL at Fisher Theatre is the Perfect Show for Detroit & Motown Music Fans! BWW Review: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL at Fisher Theatre is the Perfect Show for Detroit & Motown Music Fans!
by Katie Laban on April 21, 2017 in Detroit

If there is one show that is perfect for Detroit, Motown the Musical would be it. Every aspect that there is to love about Motown Records and the music that came out of it is there in the show, plus the great adoration and respect that is gives to the Motor City. Whether you are a fan of Motown music, Detroit, or just love an entertaining and fun theatre experience, Motown the Musical is the show for you. (more...)
Williamston Theatre Receives Grants from Tourism Fund Williamston Theatre Receives Grants from Tourism Fund
by BWW News Desk on April 20, 2017 in Detroit

The Williamston Theatre has been awarded a grant from the Ingham County Hotel/Motel Grant Fund in support of its marketing initiatives to out-of-county residents. The Arts Council of Greater Lansing administers the award funding. (more...)
Stanley Jordan to Play One Night/Two Shows at Jazz Cafe Stanley Jordan to Play One Night/Two Shows at Jazz Cafe
by BWW News Desk on April 20, 2017 in Detroit

Legendary guitar player, Stanley Jordan and his Trio play 2 shows in one night (8 & 10PM) in the most perfect of rooms, Jazz Cafe in it's intimate Moorish Art deco, perfect acoustics cabaret setting, the guitar wizard will be performing 2 shows on Saturday, May 5th at 8 and 10PM (more...)
Photo Flash: The Encore Musical Theatre Company Goes INTO THE WILD: A New Musical, Starring Conor Ryan Photo Flash: The Encore Musical Theatre Company Goes INTO THE WILD: A New Musical, Starring Conor Ryan
by BWW News Desk on April 20, 2017 in Detroit

The Encore Musical Theatre Company opens the developmental premiere of INTO THE WILD on April 14th. (more...)
Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Detroit You Might Have Missed 4/21 - SPAMALOT and More! Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Detroit You Might Have Missed 4/21 - SPAMALOT and More!
by BWW News Desk on April 21, 2017 in Detroit

Check out the top stories from Detroit you might have missed this week and more! Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Detroit You Might Have Missed 4/21 - SPAMALOT and More! (more...)
Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Dance Awards!
by BWW News Desk on April 21, 2017 in Detroit

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Dance professionals, professional dance companies, and professional dance productions in all dance genres in any part of the United States are eligible. The awards honor professional dance in America that took place from January 1st to December 31st 2016. Our editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through May 15. (more...)
Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards! Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards!
by BWW News Desk on April 21, 2017 in Detroit

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards! The awards honor professional classical music recordings that were released from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016. Our BWW editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through May 15th. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/21; TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in Salt Lake, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE in L.A. and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/21; TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in Salt Lake, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE in L.A. and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on April 21, 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 WEST SIDE STORY in Philadelphia, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE in Los Angeles, and TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in Salt Lake City, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
Explore the Lighthouses of Lake Michigan with the 2017 Lake Michigan Lighthouse Map & Circle Tour Explore the Lighthouses of Lake Michigan with the 2017 Lake Michigan Lighthouse Map & Circle Tour
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2017 in Detroit

The 2017 Lake Michigan Lighthouse Map & Circle Tour is now available from the West Michigan Tourist Association. This free travel map is a complete source for discovering the lighthouses that dot the Lake Michigan shoreline. (more...)
Wharton Center Announces 35th Anniversary Season! Wharton Center Announces 35th Anniversary Season!
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2017 in Detroit

Wharton Center's 2017-2018 35th Anniversary Season will inspire, engage and connect audiences with a line-up of world class artists, Tony Award® winning Broadway shows and a magnificent, diverse performing arts series!  (more...)
VIDEO: Watch the Cast of LEGALLY BLONDE Performing 'Oh My God You Guys' at Theatre and Dance at Wayne VIDEO: Watch the Cast of LEGALLY BLONDE Performing 'Oh My God You Guys' at Theatre and Dance at Wayne
by Stage Tube on April 19, 2017 in Detroit

Theatre and Dance at Wayne concludes its 2016-2017 Season with Legally Blonde, playing through April 23 at the Bonstelle Theatre. (more...)
Stagecrafters 2nd Stage to Present Edward Albee's SEASCAPE Stagecrafters 2nd Stage to Present Edward Albee's SEASCAPE
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2017 in Detroit

'It's not too often you go to the beach and end up engaging in a conversation with two talking lizards regarding evolution, devolution, the human and the reptile experiences, as well as the meaning of life!' says director Jay Kaplan of Oak Park of Stagecrafters' upcoming offering, Seascape, by Edward Albee, running on Stagecrafters 2nd Stage, April 21-30, 2017. (more...)
Photo Flash: More Photos of Encore Musical Theatre's INTO THE WILD Photo Flash: More Photos of Encore Musical Theatre's INTO THE WILD
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2017 in Detroit

Based on the novel of the same name by Jon Krakauer, and 'Back to the Wild' by the Christopher J. McCandless Foundation, INTO THE WILD is written by Janet Allard (Book and Lyrics) and Niko Tsakalakos (Music and Lyrics). It is directed by Mia Walker, music directed by Tyler Driskill, with orchestrations by Brian Usifer, vocal arrangements by Angelique Mouyis, and stars Conor Ryan as Christopher McCandless. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Theatre and Dance at Wayne's LEGALLY BLONDE Photo Flash: First Look at Theatre and Dance at Wayne's LEGALLY BLONDE
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2017 in Detroit

Theatre and Dance at Wayne concludes its 2016-2017 Season with Legally Blonde, playing through April 23 at the Bonstelle Theatre. (more...)
Photo Flash: Encore Musical Theatre Company Goes INTO THE WILD Photo Flash: Encore Musical Theatre Company Goes INTO THE WILD
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2017 in Detroit

Based on the novel of the same name by Jon Krakauer, and 'Back to the Wild' by the Christopher J. McCandless Foundation, INTO THE WILD is written by Janet Allard (Book and Lyrics) and Niko Tsakalakos (Music and Lyrics).  It is directed by Mia Walker, music directed by Tyler Driskill, with orchestrations by Brian Usifer, vocal arrangements by Angelique Mouyis, and stars Conor Ryan as Christopher McCandless. (more...)