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Wild Swan Theater Announces 2017-2018 Season Wild Swan Theater Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in Detroit

Wild Swan Theater Co-Artistic Directors Hilary Cohen and Sandy Ryder announce the company's 38th season of performances. Nationally regarded as one of the finest theaters for young people in the country, Wild Swan produces artistic, accessible and affordable theater for families.  The upcoming season will feature classics including the Little Women, The Wizard of Oz, as well as a beautiful production of A Thousand Cranes, which is based on historical events. (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 August 18, 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...)
Wharton Center's Single Tickets for 2017-18 Season On Sale Next Week Wharton Center's Single Tickets for 2017-18 Season On Sale Next Week
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in Detroit

Individual tickets for most shows in Wharton Center's 2017-2018 season go on sale to the general public on Monday, August 21, at 10:00 a.m. (more...)
Tony Winner Christian Borle to Direct POPCORN FALLS at Riverbank Theatre Tony Winner Christian Borle to Direct POPCORN FALLS at Riverbank Theatre
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in Detroit

Broadway comes to Marine City in Popcorn Falls! Directed by two-time Tony Award winner Christian Borle and written by accomplished Broadway actor and playwright James Hindman. (more...)
The Detroit Repertory Theatre Announces New Semester of Actors Workshop The Detroit Repertory Theatre Announces New Semester of Actors Workshop
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Detroit

The Detroit Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce the fall/winter semester of the Actors Workshop, beginning with registration on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 9 am at the Detroit Rep Theatre. This semester is made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts with matching funds from the Ways & Means Community Foundation. Anyone over 18 years of age may participate and no prior experience is necessary. Scholarships for low to moderate income students are available. Income verification documents must be provided. (more...)
You're Invited to an Unforgettable Wedding in IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU You're Invited to an Unforgettable Wedding in IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in Detroit

It's like 'Modern Family' meets wedding party drama when Saugatuck Center for the Arts' Mason Street Warehouse (MSW) theatre company presents It Shoulda Been You, a musical comedy about an unforgettable wedding day with a game-changing plot twist. (more...)
Southgate Community Players Announce AVENUE Q Cast List Southgate Community Players Announce AVENUE Q Cast List
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in Detroit

Southgate Community Players are thrilled to announce their extremely talented cast of 'Avenue Q.' The laugh-out-loud musical tells the timeless story of a recent college grad named Princeton, who moves into a shabby New York apartment all the way out on Avenue Q. (more...)
NOW. HERE. THIS. Journeys Through Time at Monster Box Theatre NOW. HERE. THIS. Journeys Through Time at Monster Box Theatre
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Detroit

This new musical comedy follows the evolution and adventures of four friends in a natural history museum as they journey through time-from present day in the museum, to the past, and back again. Inspired by various exhibits (bees, reptiles, early man, ancient civilizations, and outer space), the foursome shares their stories about friendship, hoarding, hiding, laughing, living, dying, and the traumas of middle school in an attempt to step directly into that elusive present moment: into the Now. Here. This. (more...)
Spinning Dot to Explore Otherness with Dark Quebec Fairytale THE OGRELING Spinning Dot to Explore Otherness with Dark Quebec Fairytale THE OGRELING
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Detroit

Spinning Dot Theatre launched in 2014, creates meaningful international theatre for kids and their families. For everyone, really. (more...)
Southgate Community Players Announce AVENUE Q Cast List Southgate Community Players Announce AVENUE Q Cast List
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Detroit

Southgate Community Players are thrilled to announce their extremely talented cast of 'Avenue Q.' The laugh-out-loud musical tells the timeless story of a recent college grad named Princeton, who moves into a shabby New York apartment all the way out on Avenue Q. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More!
by BWW Special on August 18, 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 Evita, Something Rotten, and more! (more...)
THE FULL MONTY Continues at The Sauk THE FULL MONTY Continues at The Sauk
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Detroit

Performances of the Tony-nominated musical 'The Full Monty' continue this weekend at The Sauk in Jonesville. (more...)
Photo Flash: Sondheim's Riotously Funny FORUM Opens at the Croswell Photo Flash: Sondheim's Riotously Funny FORUM Opens at the Croswell
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Detroit

The Croswell Opera House's production of Stephen Sondheim's A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM opened to an appreciative crowd on August 11. Scroll down for a first look at the show. (more...)
Witness History Aboard Avon Players' TITANIC Witness History Aboard Avon Players' TITANIC
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in Detroit

???????More than a century after the disaster, the story of the "unsinkable" Titanic continues to capture the public's imagination.  With lush music and gripping drama, Avon Players kicks off its 71st season with the musical depiction of the tragedy, Titanic running September 8-23. (more...)
Photo Flash: Sondheim's Riotously Funny ...FORUM Opens at the Croswell Photo Flash: Sondheim's Riotously Funny ...FORUM Opens at the Croswell
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in Detroit

Area theater audiences will get the chance to see a comedy classic this month when the Croswell Opera House in Adrian stages A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM. (more...)
Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt to Blend Artistry on Halloween at Wharton Center Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt to Blend Artistry on Halloween at Wharton Center
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in Detroit

Two of America's most prolific songwriters of any generation - Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt - bring their unique blend of musical artistry to East Lansing Tuesday, October 31st at Wharton Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)
RENT Preps for Opening at Barn Theatre Co RENT Preps for Opening at Barn Theatre Co
by BWW News Desk on August 12, 2017 in Detroit

On Tuesday, August 22 at 8:00 p.m., the Barn Theatre opens the "rock opera for our time" - RENT. (more...)
Barn Theatre School Announces Newest Equity Member Barn Theatre School Announces Newest Equity Member
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in Detroit

We are thrilled to announce that returning Apprentice, Jonnie Carpathios, is the Barn's newest Actors' Equity Association member! (more...)
You're Invited to an Unforgettable Wedding in IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU You're Invited to an Unforgettable Wedding in IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in Detroit

It's like 'Modern Family' meets wedding party drama when Saugatuck Center for the Arts' Mason Street Warehouse (MSW) theatre company presents It Shoulda Been You, a musical comedy about an unforgettable wedding day with a game-changing plot twist. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Flint Youth Theatre's THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD Photo Flash: First Look at Flint Youth Theatre's THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in Detroit

Flint Youth Theatre - Michigan's Professional Theatre for Young Audiences - presents "The Adventures of Robin Hood" by Oliver Emanuel. Performances for this hilarious and innovative new play begin tonight, August 11, and run through Sunday Aug 20. Tickets are now on sale. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Bret Beaudry & Brandon A. Wright in action below! (more...)
Carmen Cusack, Kyle Riabko and More Set for Cabaret 313's 2017-18 Season Carmen Cusack, Kyle Riabko and More Set for Cabaret 313's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in Detroit

Cabaret 313's 2017-18 season marks its fifth anniversary as Detroit's premier cabaret presenter, offering audiences the opportunity to experience some of Broadway's biggest names and brightest young talent. The season includes five performances across the city featuring Tony Award nominees and Grammy Award winners. (more...)
The Purple Rose Theatre Raises $250K with Summer BBQ The Purple Rose Theatre Raises $250K with Summer BBQ
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2017 in Detroit

The Purple Rose Theatre Company's (PRTC) 5th Annual Backyard BBQ raised nearly $250,000, double its previous record, to support the theatre's 26th season and its apprentice program. DTE Energy Foundation was the presenting sponsor. (more...)
Croswell's A FUNNY THING HAPPENED... Is A Hilarious Romp Croswell's A FUNNY THING HAPPENED... Is A Hilarious Romp
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in Detroit

Area theater audiences will get the chance to see a comedy classic this month when the Croswell Opera House in Adrian stages A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM. (more...)
Flint Youth Theatre Presents THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD Flint Youth Theatre Presents THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in Detroit

Flint Youth Theatre - Michigan's Professional Theatre for Young Audiences presents 'The Adventures of Robin Hood' by Oliver Emanual. Performances for this hilarious and innovative new play begin Today August 11 and run through Sunday Aug 20. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 11, 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 Chicago, Kill Local, 42nd Street, and More! (more...)