Michael Brian Ogden News

 
Meadow Brook Theatre Presents THE SPITFIRE GRILLMeadow Brook Theatre Presents THE SPITFIRE GRILL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

A newcomer has arrived in quiet Gilead. She raises her new neighbors' suspicions, as strangers in small towns do, but Percy is a breath of fresh air in the small, Wisconsin town. The musical The Spitfire Grill tells Percy's story, as well the Spitfire Grill's. The owner wants to sell, but there are no takers. (more...)

Meadow Brook Theatre Presents ARSENIC AND OLD LACEMeadow Brook Theatre Presents ARSENIC AND OLD LACE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Two sweet, older ladies who look like they wouldn't hurt a fly have been adding a dash of something special to their elderberry wine. Poison. (more...)

Shakespeare Royal Oak Opens Thursday NightShakespeare Royal Oak Opens Thursday Night
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2018

Shakespeare Royal Oak kicks off its 18th season in Royal Oak's Starr Jaycee Park Thursday night with the opening of Much Ado About Nothing. The festival continues with peformances and educational programs through Sunday, August 5.Tickets for all performances ($15-$25) are on sale now at www.shakespeareroyaloak.com. Tickets will also be available in person at the park box office beginning one hour prior to show time. (more...)

Tickets Are On Sale Now For 18th Annual SHAKESPEARE ROYAL OAKTickets Are On Sale Now For 18th Annual SHAKESPEARE ROYAL OAK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

August 4 Shakespeare Royal Oak is proud to announce that tickets are on sale now for its 18th season presenting Michigan's largest professional outdoor Shakespeare festival July 26 - August 5 in Royal Oak's Starr Jaycee Park. (more...)

BWW Interview: Noah Haidle Pens World Premiere OF BIRTHDAY CANDLES for DETROIT PUBLIC THEATREBWW Interview: Noah Haidle Pens World Premiere OF BIRTHDAY CANDLES for DETROIT PUBLIC THEATRE
by Julie Yolles - May 10, 2018

Truth be told, you'd think that a Princeton and Juilliard grad who's had 15 plays professionally produced, wrote a film that starred Al Pacino, Christopher Walken and Alan Arkin; has TV series lined up with HBO and one already in production for Showtime starring Jim Carrey would have had a solid career destiny since the get-go.  Not so says Noah Haidle. (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...)

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE AND WAR and HAMLET Slated for Shakespeare Royal Oak's 17th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

This summer will mark Water Works Theatre Company's 17th season presenting Shakespeare Royal Oak, the largest outdoor Shakespeare event in Michigan. (more...)

2016 Wilde Awards Nominations Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

Theater professionals from across Michigan will gather Aug. 29 when The 2016 Wilde Awards are presented at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts in the Detroit suburb of West Bloomfield. Presented by EncoreMichigan.com, the most comprehensive resource for news and information about the state's professional theater industry, The Wilde Awards were established in 2002 to honor the excellent work produced by Michigan's professional theaters. (more...)

Cast, Dates Set for Shakespeare Royal Oak's 16th Annual Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

Shakespeare Royal Oak announces the schedule and casts for its 16th annual outdoor summer theatre festival in Royal Oak's Starr Jaycee Park. (more...)

Purple Rose Theatre Company to Host 4th Annual BACKYARD BBQ Fundraiser, 8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

The Purple Rose Theatre Company has announced its 4th annual Backyard BBQ Fundraiser on Sunday, August 2, beginning at 3:30 PM. The BBQ will feature a farm-to-table dinner created by Zingerman's Roadhouse with vegetarian options, cocktails, live music by The Ben Daniels Band and auction activities. The beautiful destination location will be Cornman Farms, located at 8540 Island Lake Road in Dexter, MI, only seven miles from The Purple Rose Theatre. (more...)

Purple Rose Theatre Ends 2014-15 Season with Zombie Thriller '2AZ', Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

The Purple Rose Theatre Company will end its 2014/15 season with the surefire summer sensation, world-premiere Zombie thriller, 2AZ by Michael Brian Ogden. (more...)

Purple Rose Theatre to Present Michael Brian Ogden's 2AZ
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

The Purple Rose Theatre Company (PRTC) has announced the 2015 / 2016, 25th Anniversary Season, which will feature a world premiere play by Purple Rose Founder, Emmy Award- winning actor & award-winning playwright, Jeff Daniels, a world premiere by PRTC Associate Artist, silverscreen & television sensation, Matt Letscher, and a Purple Rose take on two beloved classic comedies. The theatre company's 25th professional season will include: The Casting Session by Jeff Daniels, The Odd Couple by Neil Simon, Gaps in the Fossil Record by Matt Letscher, and Morning's At Seven by Paul Osborn.  (more...)

Purple Rose to Kick Off 5-Stop, 25th Anniversary Script Preview Tour, 6/23
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

The Purple Rose Theatre Company is proud to announce its 25th Anniversary Script Preview Tour, coming to a venue near you in the Summer of 2015! (more...)

Purple Rose Theatre to End 2014-15 Season with Zombie Thriller '2AZ'
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

The Purple Rose Theatre Company will end its 2014/15 season with the surefire summer sensation, world-premiere Zombie thriller, 2AZ by Michael Brian Ogden. (more...)

ANNAPURNA, STEEL MAGNOLIAS, TALLEY'S FOLLY and 2AZ to Play Purple Rose Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

The Purple Rose Theatre Company has announced its 2014 / 2015 Season, which will feature a Midwest premiere of an Off-Broadway sensation, a Purple Rose take on a classic comedy, a Pulitzer Prize-winning play by a PRTC benefactor, and a world premiere zombie thriller. The theatre company's 24th professional season will include: Annapurna by Sharr White, Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling, Talley's Folly by Lanford Wilson, and 2AZ by Michael Brian Ogden. (more...)

Purple Rose Theatre to Present THE PRTC SPRING COMEDY FESTIVAL: LOVERS, LIARS & LUNATICS, 4/3-5/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

The Purple Rose Theatre Company presents the third production of the 2013 / 2014 season, The PRTC Spring Comedy Festival: Lovers, Liars & Lunatics, A World Premiere Production by Various Playwrights. The collection of world premiere short comedies will explore the nature of love, loss, revenge and renewal. The evening includes new plays by Jeff Daniels, David MacGregor, Carey Crim, and other Purple Rose favorites. *Contains adult language and content. (more...)

The Purple Rose Theatre Co Presents CORKTOWN 1/20-3/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2011

The Purple Rose Theatre Company is proud to present their 40th World Premiere as part of the 20th anniversary season this winter: Corktown by Michael Brian Ogden. (more...)

Photo Flash: Purple Rose's CORKTOWN
by BWW Photo Special - Jan 19, 2011

The Purple Rose Theatre Company is proud to present their 40th World Premiere as part of the 20th anniversary season this winter: Corktown by Michael Brian Ogden. The production will enjoy a limited seven-week engagement from Thursday, January 20 through Saturday, March 5, 2011. Seven low-price previews of Corktown will be performed from Thursday, January 20, through Thursday, January 27, with Press Opening on Friday, January 28, 2011. Regular performances for the duration of the engagement are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 8:00 pm with Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 3:00 pm and Sunday matinees at 2:00 pm. Editor's Note: A complete performance schedule including pricing and added performance dates can be found on page 3. All performances are held at The Purple Rose Theatre Company, 137 Park Street, Chelsea, Michigan 48118. (more...)

The Purple Rose Theatre Co Presents CORKTOWN 1/20-3/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2011

The Purple Rose Theatre Company is proud to present their 40th World Premiere as part of the 20th anniversary season this winter: Corktown by Michael Brian Ogden. (more...)

Purple Rose Theatre Co Celebrates All Michigan 20th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2010

The Purple Rose Theatre Company will celebrate its twentieth season with four World Premiere plays by Michigan playwrights in 2010 / 2011: Best of Friends by Jeff Daniels, Corktown by Michael Brian Ogden, Some Couples May... by Carey Crim and Consider the Oyster by David MacGregor. (more...)

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