Purple Rose Theatre Company Rounds Out 2018-2019 Season with World Premiere WELCOME TO PARADISEPurple Rose Theatre Company Rounds Out 2018-2019 Season with World Premiere WELCOME TO PARADISE
by Sarah Hookey - May 16, 2019

The Purple Rose Theatre Company (PRTC) will continue its 28th season with "Welcome to Paradise", a world premiere by Julie Marino. Tickets are on sale now. Performances run from Thursday, June 20 through Saturday, August 31, 2019. Previews with reduced-price tickets are available through Thursday, June 27. Opening night is Friday, June 28. (more...)

Wild Swan Theater Presents CHARLOTTE'S WEBWild Swan Theater Presents CHARLOTTE'S WEB
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2019

Nationally acclaimed Wild Swan Theater concludes its 39th season of bringing the finest in professional theater to area families with Charlotte's Web May 1-5, 2019.   Possibly one of the most popular American children's stories today, Charlotte's Web tells the story of a very special friendship between a baby pig, Wilbur, and a spider, Charlotte, and how she weaves magical words in her web to save Wilbur's life. (more...)

Wild Swan Theater Announces 2019 Summer Camp OfferingsWild Swan Theater Announces 2019 Summer Camp Offerings
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

Wild Swan Theater is offering a lineup of drama camps once again this summer.  Camps begin June 17th and run through August 2nd, with sessions available for children ages 4-12.  Wild Swan Theater drama camps are fun experiences where kids can feel safe and comfortable exploring the imaginative world of theater.  Our main goal is that every camper has a great time cultivating their creativity and leaves camp feeling successful. Activities include warm-ups, theater games, and improvisations that bring people together in a nurturing, memorable way.  Some weeks also include craft activities such as making props and costume pieces.   (more...)

Open Book Theatre Company Presents DOUBTOpen Book Theatre Company Presents DOUBT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

The news out of Philadelphia about the decade-spanning sexual abuse and coverup in the Catholic Church hadn't been released when Doubt was chosen to be part of the Open Book season, but it proves to have been a timely choice. In the play Sister Aloysius, a Bronx school principal, takes matters into her own hands when she suspects the young Father Flynn of impropriety. What follows is an engaging examination of the grey areas between suspicion, certainty and doubt. (more...)

Roustabout Theatre Troupe ALL CHILDISH THINGS This SummerRoustabout Theatre Troupe ALL CHILDISH THINGS This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

Extended improvisations arcing gracefully from contemporary jazz to the pianist's trademark spacious meditations, marked by the pianist/composer's identifiable sound-passion, strength, and power, flowing interchangeably with tender expressiveness. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2018

To top off its 38th season, Wild Swan Theater will present an original musical adaptation of L. Frank Baum's much loved fantasy, The Wizard of Oz. Join Dorothy as she travels the yellow brick road to the fabled Emerald City with her new friends the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman and the Cowardly Lion. Talented playwright Jeff Duncan, known throughout the region for both his adult and children's plays, was more than up to the challenge of creating this special production just for Wild Swan. Brian E. Buckner has written whimsical and lively music to go with the 13 original songs created especially for this production. (more...)

Wild Swan Theater Announces Summer CampWild Swan Theater Announces Summer Camp
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

Wild Swan Theater is offering a lineup of drama camps once again this summer.  Camps begin June 25th and run through August 17th, with sessions available for children ages 4-10.  Wild Swan Theater drama camps are fun experiences where kids can feel safe and comfortable exploring the imaginative world of theater.  Our main goal is that every camper has a great time cultivating their creativity and leaves camp feeling successful.  Activities include warm-ups, theater games, and improvisations that bring people together in a nurturing, memorable way.  Some weeks also include craft activities such as making props and costume pieces.   (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Theatre NOVA's CONSTELLATIONSPhoto Flash: First Look at Theatre NOVA's CONSTELLATIONS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2018

Theatre NOVA, Ann Arbor's professional theatre with an exclusive focus on new plays and playwrights, presents 'Constellations' by Nick Payne. This spellbinding, romantic journey begins with a simple encounter between a man and a woman. But what happens next defies the boundaries of the world we think we know - delving into the infinite possibilities of their relationship and raising questions about the difference between choice and destiny. (more...)

Theatre NOVA Announces CONSTELLATIONSTheatre NOVA Announces CONSTELLATIONS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Theatre NOVA, Ann Arbor's professional theatre with an exclusive focus on new plays and playwrights, presents Constellations by Nick Payne. (more...)

BWW Interview: Sandy Ryder of LITTLE WOMEN at Wild Swan Theater Says It's A Beautiful Production!BWW Interview: Sandy Ryder of LITTLE WOMEN at Wild Swan Theater Says It's A Beautiful Production!
by Katie Laban - Dec 7, 2017

The Wild Swan Theater is continuing its 38th season with an original stage adaptation of Little Women by Louisa May Alcott for six performances starting December 7th in Ann Arbor. It is a beautiful production that young people will enjoy, but adults can come and feel like they are experiencing something special as well, said Sandy Ryder, co-artistic director of the company. (more...)

Wild Swan Theater presents LITTLE WOMENWild Swan Theater presents LITTLE WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

Wild Swan Theater, an award-winning professional theater company based in Ann Arbor, continues its 38th Season with an original stage adaptation of Little Women, the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott. This production which charmed audiences several years ago returns to the stage for six performances from December 7th -10th. (more...)

Wild Swan Theater presents LITTLE WOMENWild Swan Theater presents LITTLE WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

Wild Swan Theater, an award-winning professional theater company based in Ann Arbor, continues its 38th Season with an original stage adaptation of Little Women, the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott. This production which charmed audiences several years ago returns to the stage for six performances from December 7th -10th. (more...)

Lone Star Theatre Co. to Present Staged Reading of Judith Leora's SHOWPONY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Judith Leora's SHOWPONY will receive it's first staged reading tonight for Lone Star Theatre Co as part of their on-going Texas Reads series. When a diverse group of women are randomly thrown together, they quickly realize that their cultural training has put them directly in opposition to each other, whether as workhorses, show-ponies or race-horses. Will they figure out how to get past their assigned roles and see each other as people?  (more...)