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The latest news on live + streaming theatre in Michigan.


ALL THINGS EQUAL - THE LIFE AND TRIALS OF RUTH BADER GINSBURG to Launch 2022-23 Photo ALL THINGS EQUAL - THE LIFE AND TRIALS OF RUTH BADER GINSBURG to Launch 2022-23 National Tour Next Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz on September 30, 2022 in Michigan

All Things Equal – The Life and Trials of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a new play by multiple-Tony Award winning playwright Rupert Holmes, will launch its 16 city, 2022-2023 National Tour on Oct. 5th in St. Petersburg, FL.  
New York Street Artist Spotlights Racial, Gender Experiences Of U-M Students On Photo New York Street Artist Spotlights Racial, Gender Experiences Of U-M Students On Campus Buildings
by Stephi Wild on September 30, 2022 in Michigan

Brooklyn-based public art phenom Tatyana Fazlalizadeh has installed larger-than-life portraits of Black and brown, queer and women-identified students at the University of Michigan upon the facades of several buildings across campus.   
PLAYHOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL Comes to St. Dunstan's Theatre in Bloomfield Hills Photo PLAYHOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL Comes to St. Dunstan's Theatre in Bloomfield Hills
by Stephi Wild on September 30, 2022 in Michigan

Just in time for Halloween, St. Dunstan’s Theatre Guild will present an original spooky-comedy Playhouse on Haunted Hill, created by Michigan playwright, Jake Zinke.
Special Offer: DEATH OF A SALESMAN at Flint Institute of Music Photo Special Offer: DEATH OF A SALESMAN at Flint Institute of Music
by BWW Special Offer on September 29, 2022 in Michigan

Special Offer: FIM Flint Repertory Theatre kicks off ‘22-‘23 season
Review: Grand Rapids Symphony Season Opens With Beethovens-Fifth, Sarah Change, Photo Review: Grand Rapids Symphony Season Opens With Beethovens-Fifth, Sarah Change, and The World Premier of Immortal Beloved!
by Brian Hilbrand on September 28, 2022 in Michigan

What did our critic think of: Grand Rapids Symphony Season Opens With Beethovens-Fifth, Sarah Change, and The World Premier of Immortal Beloved! I was fortunate enough to kick off another season with the Grand Rapids Symphony. The 2022-2023 season marked the anniversary season conducted by Marcelo Lehninger, the symphony presented Beethoven’s 5th Symphony, Brunch Violin Concerto No. 1 with special guest Sarah Chang.  They also presented the world premiere of Immortal Beloved, a piece composed by Grand Rapids Symphony musician oboist Alexander L. Miller.
Hilberry Theatre To Host Block Of AIDS Memorial Quilt And Raise Funds For Corkto Photo Hilberry Theatre To Host Block Of AIDS Memorial Quilt And Raise Funds For Corktown Health At Production Of RENT
by Stephi Wild on September 28, 2022 in Michigan

The Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance, in the College of Fine, Performing, and Communication Arts at Wayne State University is proud to present Rent with book, music, and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Directed by Michael Barnes, this production performs live on-stage now through October 2 at the Hilberry Theatre located at 4743 Cass Ave.
Broadway Grand Rapids Announces Broadway Arts Access Initiative Photo Broadway Grand Rapids Announces Broadway Arts Access Initiative
by A.A. Cristi on September 27, 2022 in Michigan

Broadway Grand Rapids announces a new community initiative to make Broadway theater more inclusive and accessible. BGR recognizes that access to the arts can be challenging for a variety of reasons. 
Interview: Ian Coursey Talks the Importance of DEAR EVAN HANSEN at Fisher Theatr Photo Interview: Ian Coursey Talks the Importance of DEAR EVAN HANSEN at Fisher Theatre!
by Katie Laban on September 26, 2022 in Michigan

Dear Evan Hansen is the deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it. From 9/27 to 10/9, this remarkable show will visit the Fisher Theatre in Detroit. BWW Detroit had a chance to speak with Ian Coursey, a current U of M student on tour with the show, about his roles and the importance of the show.
ANASTASIA Comes to FIM Whiting Auditorium Next Month Photo ANASTASIA Comes to FIM Whiting Auditorium Next Month
by Stephi Wild on September 26, 2022 in Michigan

Anastasia is from the Tony Award-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime and inspired by the beloved films. Anastasia is coming to the FIM Whiting Auditorium for one show on October 6 at 7:30 p.m., and tickets are on sale now.
Interview: ANASTASIA's Willem Butler Talks Life After BroadwayWorld's NEXT ON ST Photo Interview: ANASTASIA's Willem Butler Talks Making His Touring Debut
by Chloe Rabinowitz on September 25, 2022 in Michigan

Willem Butler, winner of BroadwayWorld's first ever season of Next on Stage, is currently shining bright on stages across the country as Dmitry in the National Tour of Anastasia. A recent graduate from Elon University, Anastasia is Butler's touring debut! Read BroadwayWorld's interview with Willem Butler here!
VIDEO: LES MISERABLES Tour Gets Ready to Hit the Road Photo VIDEO: LES MISERABLES Tour Gets Ready to Hit the Road
by BroadwayWorld TV on September 24, 2022 in Michigan

The barricades are coming to a city near you! Cameron Mackintosh's production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISÉRABLES, is about to hit the road. The cast just gave BroadwayWorld a very special sneak peek and you can catch highlights in this video!