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A RAISIN IN THE SUN to Shine on Stagecrafters Main Stage A RAISIN IN THE SUN to Shine on Stagecrafters Main Stage
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in Detroit

Stagecrafters proudly presents A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry. The show runs November 3rd through November 18th at the Baldwin Theatre, 415 S Lafayette Avenue, in downtown Royal Oak. (more...)
VIDEO: Andrew Lloyd Webber Shares Why LOVE NEVER DIES Launched in Detroit VIDEO: Andrew Lloyd Webber Shares Why LOVE NEVER DIES Launched in Detroit
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in Detroit

The national tour of Love Never Dies is currently in performances at the Fisher Theatre in Detroit, MI, where it will play through October 29, 2017. The official tour opening is next week, October 25, 2017, and in anticipation, Andrew Lloyd Webber spoke to the local FOX station about why he chose Detroit for the U.S. premiere of his musical. See what he had to say below! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 10/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 10/20/2017
by BWW on October 20, 2017 in Detroit

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/20/2017 for Detroit (more...)
Center Stage Jackson Seeking Directors For Dinner Cabaret Center Stage Jackson Seeking Directors For Dinner Cabaret
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in Detroit

Center Stage Jackson is seeking an individual to direct its 2017-2018 Season cabaret. This will be a dinner theater style event at the Sandhill Crane Vineyards. (more...)
Matrix Theatre Company Season Opener Highlights Extreme Impact of Sexual Abuse Matrix Theatre Company Season Opener Highlights Extreme Impact of Sexual Abuse
by BWW News Desk on October 19, 2017 in Detroit

Matrix Theatre Company opens its 2017-2018 Mainstage Season with Who Will Sing for Lena? by Janice L. Liddell, running November 17 through December 10. Performances are on Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 3pm and will take place at Matrix Theatre Company, located at 2730 Bagley in the heart of Mexicantown. Tickets can be purchased online, over the phone, or at the door and are $22 for adults and $17 for students, seniors, military personnel, and veterans. For further information or to purchase tickets in advance, visit www.matrixtheatre.org or call 313-967-0599. (more...)
Theatre and Dance At Wayne Presents A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Theatre and Dance At Wayne Presents A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
by BWW News Desk on October 19, 2017 in Detroit

Theatre and Dance at Wayne continues their 2017-2018 season with an edgy staging of Tennessee Williams' classic drama A Streetcar Named Desire. Experience the drama and suspense of the production which opens Friday, November 3rd at the Hilberry Theatre. (more...)
Riverbank Theatre to Present MOON OVER BUFFALO This Fall Riverbank Theatre to Present MOON OVER BUFFALO This Fall
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in Detroit

You'll laugh your moon off in this comedy by Ken Ludwig! Riverbank Theatre will present Moon Over Buffalo, October 20 - November 5, 2017. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/20 - THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKY BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/20 - THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKY BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more!
by BWW Special on October 20, 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 THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKT BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more! (more...)
Final Bicentennial Colloquium 'Campus Of The Future' Event to Focus on U of M Student Innovation Final Bicentennial Colloquium 'Campus Of The Future' Event to Focus on U of M Student Innovation
by BWW News Desk on October 19, 2017 in Detroit

The third University of Michigan President's Bicentennial Colloquium will showcase student innovations that reimagine higher education, teaching and learning at U-M, andthe future university experience. (more...)
Photo Flash: Andrew Lloyd Webber Visits LOVE NEVER DIES in Detroit Photo Flash: Andrew Lloyd Webber Visits LOVE NEVER DIES in Detroit
by BWW News Desk on October 19, 2017 in Detroit

Andrew Lloyd Webber joined the cast of the national tour of Love Never Dies on stage last night, October 18, 2017, at the Fisher Theatre in Detroit, MI, where it will play through October 29, 2017. The official tour opening night is October 25, 2017. BroadwayWorld has photos of his visit below! (more...)
Slipstream Theatre Initiative Announces Season 4 Lineup Slipstream Theatre Initiative Announces Season 4 Lineup
by BWW News Desk on October 19, 2017 in Detroit

Slipstream finally announces its 4th season! Slipstream decided to go back to their founding tenets and shake things up with some exciting changes. (more...)
Michigan Shakespeare Festival Announces Cast for October 28th's ICHABOD Michigan Shakespeare Festival Announces Cast for October 28th's ICHABOD
by BWW News Desk on October 18, 2017 in Detroit

Lansing - The Michigan Shakespeare Festival is thrilled to announce an All-Star Michigan Cast for the ICHABOD, a new play by accomplished playwright Joseph Zettelmaier. The reading will take place at 3 pm on Saturday, October 28, at the Library of Michigan in Lansing. The events of ICHABOD take place in a tiny tavern just outside the village of Sleepy Hollow. Twenty years earlier, the titular Ichabod had an encounter with the Headless Horseman and he has at last returned to the town that cast him out. (more...)
Wild Swan Theater to Open 38th Season with STREGA NONA AND THE MAGIC PASTA POT Wild Swan Theater to Open 38th Season with STREGA NONA AND THE MAGIC PASTA POT
by BWW News Desk on October 19, 2017 in Detroit

Wild Swan Theater opens its 38th season with the humorous children's tale, Strega Nona and the Magic Pasta Pot. The nationally recognized, award-winning company has created an original version of this traditional tale sure to please children and their families. (more...)
MotorCity Casino Hotel to Welcome Patti LaBelle Next Fall MotorCity Casino Hotel to Welcome Patti LaBelle Next Fall
by BWW News Desk on October 19, 2017 in Detroit

MotorCity Casino Hotel is proud to welcome Patti LaBelle to Sound Board today, October 19, 2017 at 8:00pm. (more...)
The Sauk to Host Shakespeare Workshop This Fall The Sauk to Host Shakespeare Workshop This Fall
by BWW News Desk on October 18, 2017 in Detroit

The Sauk, Hillsdale County's Community Theatre, will be hosting an 'Introduction to Acting Shakespeare's Text' workshop presented by members of the Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company (PCSC) on Saturday, Oct. 28. (more...)
VIDEO: Carver Duncan, Stephanie Maloney, and Katelyn Langwith Release 'Outta Town Actorz' Comedy Music Video VIDEO: Carver Duncan, Stephanie Maloney, and Katelyn Langwith Release 'Outta Town Actorz' Comedy Music Video
by BWW News Desk on October 18, 2017 in Detroit

What's it like to be an out-of-town actor working at a professional regional theater? (more...)
Long-Awaited Log Home Show Returns To Michigan Long-Awaited Log Home Show Returns To Michigan
by BWW News Desk on October 18, 2017 in Detroit

Residents of the Grand Rapids, Michigan area and its surrounding communities who are harboring the dream to build, renovate, or maintain a Log Home or Cabin are invited to speak with the industry's top log home and timber frame companies and builders along with industry experts during the Grand Rapids, MI Log & Timber Frame Home Show being held at The Deltaplex Arena, November 10-12. (more...)
AMERICAN IDOL'S Ruben Studdard Headlines Detroit Performs LIVE! at The Fillmore Detroit, 11/3 AMERICAN IDOL'S Ruben Studdard Headlines Detroit Performs LIVE! at The Fillmore Detroit, 11/3
by BWW News Desk on October 18, 2017 in Detroit

On Friday, Nov. 3, DPTV and WRCJ will hold their major cultural event of the year the third annual Detroit Performs LIVE, a celebration of music that features its biggest star ever, American Idol winner and Grammy nominee, Ruben Studdard. (more...)
BWW Interview: Brittany Smith of MOON OVER BUFFALO at The Snug Theatre is a Hilarious Night Out! BWW Interview: Brittany Smith of MOON OVER BUFFALO at The Snug Theatre is a Hilarious Night Out!
by Katie Laban on October 18, 2017 in Detroit

Get ready to laugh your moon off as the Riverbank Theatre is presenting Moon Over Buffalo at The Snug Theatre starting October 20th in Marine City. The comedy centers around a husband and wife where everything that can goes wrong, goes wrong. It's performed on our Snug stage and if you haven't been to that venue before, you are in for a treat, said the director, Brittany Smith. You're in for a hilarious night out, but part of what makes the show so funny is the intimacy of the space! (more...)
Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs Awards $27,000 to Wild Swan Theater Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs Awards $27,000 to Wild Swan Theater
by BWW News Desk on October 17, 2017 in Detroit

Wild Swan Theater has announced a $27,000 grant award for operational support from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA), a statewide agency charged with encouraging, initiating, and facilitating an enriched artistic, cultural, and creative environment in Michigan. Wild Swan Theater uses these funds to help support our annual season of mainstage and touring productions, classes, workshops, and camps. Funding from MCACA is important to us, said Hilary Cohen, Co-Artistic Director of Wild SwanTheater. These funds help us sustain the infrastructure salaries, rent, utilities, artistic fees, etc. required to make theater that builds communities and imaginations. (more...)
WICKED Announces $25 Lottery Seats for Grand Rapids Run WICKED Announces $25 Lottery Seats for Grand Rapids Run
by BWW News Desk on October 18, 2017 in Detroit

A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held for WICKED, which is premiering in Grand Rapids at DeVos Performance Hall October 18-November 5. (more...)
WICKED Flying to Grand Rapids This Fall; Tickets on Sale June 15 WICKED Flying to Grand Rapids This Fall; Tickets on Sale June 15
by BWW News Desk on October 18, 2017 in Detroit

WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will make its Grand Rapids premiere on the DeVos Performance Hall stage October 18- November 5. (more...)
THE BODYGUARD Comes to the Wharton Center This Month THE BODYGUARD Comes to the Wharton Center This Month
by BWW News Desk on October 17, 2017 in Detroit

Wharton Center is delighted to announce the first U.S. National tour of the hit musical THE BODYGUARD will perform in Cobb Great Hall from October 17-22, 2017 and is part of the MSU Federal Credit Union Broadway at Wharton Center Series. Tickets are on sale now and available at Wharton Center's official ticketing outlets: online at whartoncenter.com, at the Auto-Owners Insurance Ticket Office at Wharton Center, or by calling 1-800-WHARTON. (more...)
Cast Announced for Andrew LLoyd Webber's LOVE NEVER DIES Tour, Kicking Off in Detroit Cast Announced for Andrew LLoyd Webber's LOVE NEVER DIES Tour, Kicking Off in Detroit
by BWW News Desk on October 17, 2017 in Detroit

Casting has been announced for Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies, the spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera, that will kick-off its North American Tour at Detroit's Fisher Theatre on October 17 with performances through October 29.  (more...)
Andrew Lloyd Webber's LOVE NEVER DIES to Open North American Tour in Detroit Andrew Lloyd Webber's LOVE NEVER DIES to Open North American Tour in Detroit
by BWW News Desk on October 17, 2017 in Detroit

Love Never Dies will open its North American Tour at Detroit's Fisher Theatre on October 17 with performances through October 29. (more...)