BoxFest Detroit Announces 2019 Festival Schedule And ArtistsBoxFest Detroit Announces 2019 Festival Schedule And Artists
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019

BoxFest Detroit, an annual theatre festival that showcases and creates opportunities for female-identifying directors, has announced the schedule for its 2019 festival. BoxFest Detroit 2019 runs Friday evenings and Saturday afternoons and evenings, August 16 a?" 24, at Planet Ant Theatre. Planet Ant Theatre is located at 2357 Caniff, Hamtramck, MI, 48212. Admission is payable by cash and credit cards at the door with day passes for $10. A limited number of festival passes are on sale for $30 and may also be purchased at the door. More information and a link to BoxFest Detroit's annual Indiegogo fundraiser can be found at www.boxfestdetroit.com.   (more...)

BWW Review: WILLISTON at Detroit Repertory Theatre Is a Fresh and Relevant PlayBWW Review: WILLISTON at Detroit Repertory Theatre Is a Fresh and Relevant Play
by Brian Stanczak-Tuscany - Jun 2, 2019

The Midwest premiere of Williston by Adam Seidel, playing now through June 30th at Detroit Repertory Theatre, is a fresh piece of theatre that successfully shines a light on the power of greed and money in modern day America. Three leasing reps travel to Williston, North Dakota to get mineral rights to the last big piece of undeveloped land. Leasing reps negotiate with land owners on behalf of oil companies about obtaining a lease to develop the land and typically operate on commissions which are a percentage of the leasing price. (more...)

Kickshaw Theatre Welcomes Playwright Brenda Withers For Talkback April 6Kickshaw Theatre Welcomes Playwright Brenda Withers For Talkback April 6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2019

Kickshaw Theatre is delighted to announce a special post-show talkback with playwright Brenda Withers following the 8pm performance of The Ding Dongs (or What Is The Penalty In Portugal?) on Saturday, April 6, 2019. (more...)

BWW Interview: Kaitlyn Valor Bourque Calls Out Institutionalized Rape Culture in THE INTERFERENCE at Matrix Theatre CompanyBWW Interview: Kaitlyn Valor Bourque Calls Out Institutionalized Rape Culture in THE INTERFERENCE at Matrix Theatre Company
by Stefani Chudnow - Mar 21, 2019

Right now, we are living in a time where more and more people, especially women, are coming out about being sexually assaulted. As such, I can think of no better time to see a play such as The Interference at Matrix Theatre Company in downtown Detroit. Playing from March 22nd to April 14th, The Interference is hailed as "a story for a world in the midst of a tectonic cultural shift that is shaking our patriarchal society to its core." BroadwayWorld Detroit had the opportunity to interview the director of this important play, Kaitlyn Valor Bourque. (more...)

Kickshaw Theatre Combines Laughter With Intrigue In THE DING DONGSKickshaw Theatre Combines Laughter With Intrigue In THE DING DONGS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

Kickshaw Theatre presents The Ding Dongs, or What Is The Penalty In Portugal? a comedy thriller by Brenda Withers, March 28 through April 14, 2019, at trustArt Studios in Ann Arbor. (more...)

Purple Rose Theatre Opens NEVER NOT ONCE This MonthPurple Rose Theatre Opens NEVER NOT ONCE This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

The Purple Rose Theatre Company (PRTC) will continue its 28th season with "Never Not Once", a world premiere by Carey Crim. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Purple Rose Theatre Opens NEVER NOT ONCE This MonthPurple Rose Theatre Opens NEVER NOT ONCE This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2019

The Purple Rose Theatre Company (PRTC) will continue its 28th season with "Never Not Once", a world premiere by Carey Crim. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

NEVER NOT ONCE Makes World Premiere at Purple Rose Theatre CompanyNEVER NOT ONCE Makes World Premiere at Purple Rose Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

The Purple Rose Theatre Company (PRTC) will continue its 28th season with "Never Not Once", a world premiere by Carey Crim. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Matrix Presents Provocative WELL-INTENTIONED WHITE PEOPLE As Season OpenerMatrix Presents Provocative WELL-INTENTIONED WHITE PEOPLE As Season Opener
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

Matrix Theatre Company presents the Michigan premiere of Well-Intentioned White People by Rachel Lynett November 9 through December 2, 2018. Performances take place on Fridays and Saturdays at 8PM and Sundays at 3PM at Matrix Theatre Company, located at 2730 Bagley Avenue in the heart of Mexicantown. Tickets are $22 for adults and $17 for students, seniors, veterans, and active military personnel, and may be purchased in advance or, if available, at the door. Group rates are also available. For further information or to purchase tickets, visit www.matrixtheatre.org or call (313) 967-0599. (more...)

Arts And Culture Festival And August Street Fair Announced by Detroit Repertory TheatreArts And Culture Festival And August Street Fair Announced by Detroit Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

The Detroit Repertory Theatre, in partnership with neighbors Dream of Detroit, the HUDA Clinic, Muslim Center, and HUG Community Garden, is excited to announce the 2nd Annual Arts & Culture Festival and Street Fair at its home in the geographical center of Detroit on Saturday, August 25, 2018 from 10 am to 8 pm. This free, all day, outdoor event is made possible by a grant from ART Ops, and Community HeART of Highland Park and is a celebration of the arts, neighborhood revitalization, healthy living, community, and the power of diversity acting in unity in Detroit. (more...)

BoxFest Detroit Announces 2018 Festival ScheduleBoxFest Detroit Announces 2018 Festival Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

BoxFest Detroit, an annual theatre festival that showcases and creates opportunities for female-identifying directors, has announced the schedule for its 2018 festival. BoxFest Detroit 2018 runs Friday evenings and Saturday afternoons and evenings, August 17 - 25, at Planet Ant Theatre. (more...)

Detroit Repertory Theatre Announces 62nd SeasonDetroit Repertory Theatre Announces 62nd Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

The Detroit Repertory Theatre, Michigan's longest running, nonprofit, professional (union) theatre, is excited to announce its 62nd Season. The four plays on the 2018/19 season include two world premieres and two midwest premieres. All four will open hearts and challenge the minds of the diverse audience that represents Southeast Michigan. The four plays are Evidence of Things Unseen by Katie Forgette, The House on Poe Street by Fengar Gael, Aubrey by Joe Musso, and Williston by Adam Seidel. (more...)

Theatre NOVA Announces Its Michigan Playwrights FestivalTheatre NOVA Announces Its Michigan Playwrights Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

Theatre NOVA, Ann Arbor's professional theatre with an exclusive focus on new plays and playwrights, presents their semi-annual Michigan Playwrights Festival, now in its third year. Five new plays by Michigan playwrights will be given readings July 25-29, 2018. (more...)

Environmental Activism At The Center Of Matrix Theatre's Next DramaEnvironmental Activism At The Center Of Matrix Theatre's Next Drama
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

Matrix Theatre Company continues its 2017 - 2018 Mainstage Season with the environmental drama, Kayak, opening April 6 and running through April 29. The production runs Fridays and Saturdays at 8PM and Sundays at 3PM. All performances are presented at Matrix Theatre Company, located at 2730 Bagley Avenue in the heart of Mexicantown. Tickets are $22 for adults and $17 for students, seniors, veterans, and active military personnel, and may be purchased in advance or, if available, at the door. Group rates are also available. For further information or to purchase tickets, visit www.matrixtheatre.org or call (313) 967-0599. (more...)

Jeff Daniels' FLINT Opens Tonight at The Purple Rose in DetroitJeff Daniels' FLINT Opens Tonight at The Purple Rose in Detroit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

The best plays shine a light on the human condition. This January, The Purple Rose Theatre Company will illuminate a powerful story of hope, abandonment and what happens when good, hard-working people scream for fairness in an unfair world. 'FLINT' is a world premiere by Purple Rose founder Jeff Daniels. (more...)

Purple Rose Stages World Premiere of FLINT by Jeff DanielsPurple Rose Stages World Premiere of FLINT by Jeff Daniels
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

The best plays shine a light on the human condition. This January, The Purple Rose Theatre Company will illuminate a powerful story of hope, abandonment and what happens when good, hard-working people scream for fairness in an unfair world. FLINT is a world premiere by Purple Rose founder Jeff Daniels. (more...)

Jeff Daniels' FLINT to Make World Premiere at The Purple Rose Theatre This WinterJeff Daniels' FLINT to Make World Premiere at The Purple Rose Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

The best plays shine a light on the human condition. This January, The Purple Rose Theatre Company will illuminate a powerful story of hope, abandonment and what happens when good, hard-working people scream for fairness in an unfair world. 'FLINT' is a world premiere by Purple Rose founder Jeff Daniels. (more...)

Matrix Theatre Company Season Opener Highlights Extreme Impact of Sexual AbuseMatrix Theatre Company Season Opener Highlights Extreme Impact of Sexual Abuse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

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...)

Detroit Rep Teams Up with Dream of Detroit, Muslim Center, HUDA Clinic and HUG Community Garden for Summer Street FairDetroit Rep Teams Up with Dream of Detroit, Muslim Center, HUDA Clinic and HUG Community Garden for Summer Street Fair
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

The Detroit Repertory Theatre is excited to announce a first ever neighborhood Arts & Culture Festival at its home in the geographical center of Detroit on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 10:30 am to 8 pm. This outdoor festival will begin with children's theatre and interactive arts activities, and continue all day, with live music, scenes from the upcoming Detroit Repertory season, community initiatives that include bike repair demonstrations and giveaways for children, gardening demonstrations, a health clinic, a playwriting workshop, dance and yoga classes, a basketball tournament, and more. (more...)

EncoreMichigan Announces 2017 Wilde Awards Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Theater professionals from across Michigan will gather Aug. 28 when The 2017 Wilde Awards are presented at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts in the Detroit suburb of West Bloomfield. (more...)

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