A CHRISTMAS CAROL and VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Comes to Wayne State University This DecemberA CHRISTMAS CAROL and VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Comes to Wayne State University This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

This December the Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance, a program within the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts at Wayne State University, offers two terrific theatrical experiences for you and your family to choose from! Ebenezer Scrooge is back with his humbug ways from Nov. 30 through Dec. 16 at the Bonstelle Theatre, while Durang's hilarious family farce takes over the Studio Theatre at the Hilberry from Dec. 7 through 16. (more...)

Wayne State University Introduces Detroit Public Schools Students to Live Theatre With Free Performance Of THE STINKY CHEESE MANWayne State University Introduces Detroit Public Schools Students to Live Theatre With Free Performance Of THE STINKY CHEESE MAN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

The Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance, part of the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts at Wayne State University, continues its yearly community outreach efforts with a free touring production of "The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales," written by John Glore and based on the beloved children's book written by Jon Scieszka and illustrated by Lane Smith. (more...)

Planet Ant to Close 2016-17 Season with FAILURE: A LOVE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

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...)

Planet Ant Takes on Shakespeare with Musical Adaptation MACDEATH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Planet Ant is set to present Macdeath, an original musical adaptation of Shakespeare's 'Scottish Play,' Macbeth, February 24 - March 18. Tickets ($10-$20) are on sale now online at www.planetant.com. (more...)

Planet Ant Presents Box Fest Winner RIOT GRRRL 90'S by Dyan Bailey 1/13-28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Planet Ant will present the original one-act Riot Grrrl 90s written and directed by the 2016 Box Fest winner Dyan Bailey, January 13-28. Tickets ($10) are on sale now online at www.planetant.com. A complete schedule follows this release. (more...)

Award-Winning HAMTOWN RACES Returns to Planet Ant
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Planet Ant will bring an encore presentation of Margaret Edwartowski's award-winning play, Hamtown Races, to the theatre November 23 - December 17. Tickets ($10-$20) are on sale now online at www.planetant.com. A complete schedule follows this release. (more...)

Award-Winning HAMTOWN RACES Returns to Planet Ant
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Planet Ant will bring an encore presentation of Margaret Edwartowski's award-winning play, Hamtown Races, to the theatre November 23 - December 17. Tickets ($10-$20) are on sale now online at www.planetant.com. A complete schedule follows this release. (more...)

Go Down the Rabbit Hole with ALICE IN WONDERLAND at the Bonstelle Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Theatre and Dance at Wayne continues its 2016 - 17 season with the adventurous Alice in Wonderland at the Bonstelle Theatre running October 7 - 16 . Based on Lewis Carroll's classic children's book , this energetic production follows a young girl named Alice , as she falls down a rabbit hole and embarks on a bizarre and extraordinary journey to discover her true identity. (more...)

Planet Ant to Kick Off 2016-17 Season with REALLY REALLY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Planet Ant Theatre will kick off its 2016-17 season with Paul Downs Colaizzo's startlingly funny play Really Really September 9 - October 1. (more...)

Planet Ant to Kick Off 2016-17 Season with REALLY REALLY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Planet Ant Theatre will kick off its 2016-17 season with Paul Downs Colaizzo's startlingly funny play Really Really September 9 - October 1. (more...)

Ringwald to Present HEATHERS THE MUSICAL, 5/13-6/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

?The Ringwald Theatre is proud to continue its Season of Classics with the Detroit premiere of HEATHERS THE MUSICAL by Kevin Murphy & Laurence O'Keefe.  (more...)

BWW Review: Hilberry Theatre Presents Heart-wrenching Drama THE GREAT GATSBY Thru Jan 9
by Anton Anderssen - Nov 16, 2015

Now on stage at the Hilberry Theatre at Wayne State University is The Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance production of THE GREAT GATSBY.  This moving drama tells the story of greed, betrayal and inequality in the fictional town of West Egg on prosperous Long Island in the summer of 1922.  The young and mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby (played marvelously by Santino Craven) has a  quixotic passion and obsession for the beautiful former debutante Daisy Buchanan (played beautifully by Devri Chism).  The drama brings the classic 1925 novel written by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald to life. (more...)

THE GREAT GATSBY Opens Tonight at Hilberry Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

The Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance continues its 2015-16 season tonight, October 30 at the Hilberry Theatre with the opening of THE GREAT GATSBY. Wayne State University is delighted to present the only authorized stage interpretation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel, adapted by Simon Levy, featuring the memorable characters of the story interacting in its famous Gilded Age setting. (more...)

THE GREAT GATSBY to Open October 30 at Hilberry Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2015

The Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance continues its 2015-16 season on October 30 at the Hilberry Theatre with the opening of THE GREAT GATSBY. Wayne State University is delighted to present the only authorized stage interpretation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel, adapted by Simon Levy, featuring the memorable characters of the story interacting in its famous Gilded Age setting. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Ringwald's TENDER NAPALM Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2015

In 2011, The Ringwald Theatre produced Philip Ridley's disturbing, unshakeable, unlike-anything-you'd-ever-seen Mercury Fur to great acclaim. Now, four years later, comes his TENDER NAPALM, making its Michigan premiere at The Ringwald. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the stars! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at The Ringwald's TENDER NAPALM, Coming Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

In 2011, The Ringwald Theatre produced Philip Ridley's disturbing, unshakeable, unlike-anything-you'd-ever-seen Mercury Fur to great acclaim. Now, four years later, comes his TENDER NAPALM, making its Michigan premiere at The Ringwald. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the stars! (more...)

The Ringwald Stages STUPID F**KING BIRD, Now thru 12/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

Aaron Posner's Stupid Fucking Bird, a 'sort of' adaptation of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, makes its Michigan premiere beginning tonight, November 14 at Ferndale's The Ringwald Theatre. (more...)

STUPID F#CKING BIRD Begins 11/14 at Ringwald Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

Aaron Posner's Stupid Fucking Bird, a "sort of" adaptation of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, makes its Michigan premiere beginning November 14 at Ferndale's The Ringwald Theatre. After previous productions played in Washington, D.C., Chicago, and Los Angeles to great acclaim, The Ringwald is honored to bring the play to Detroit. (more...)

The Ringwald to Stage STUPID F**KING BIRD, 11/14-12/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Aaron Posner's Stupid Fucking Bird, a "sort of" adaptation of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, makes its Michigan premiere beginning November 14 at Ferndale's The Ringwald Theatre. After previous productions played in Washington, D.C., Chicago, and Los Angeles to great acclaim, The Ringwald is honored to bring the play to Detroit. (more...)

Magenta Giraffe Theatre Co to Present THE ALTRUISTS, 5/4-26
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2012

Magenta Giraffe Theatre Company of Detroit will present The Altruists, written by Nicky Silver. The production, directed by Molly McMahon, runs May 4-26, 2012. The Altruists will be presented at the Furniture Factory (4126 Third Street, Detroit, MI 48201). Tickets are $15-$18, with pay-what-you-can tickets available at all performances. Tickets may be reserved by phone at 313-408-7269 or at www.magentagiraffe.org. (more...)

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