BWW Feature: HAMILTON Celebrates History Education By Giving Back to 3,900 Students with EDUHAM in Detroit!BWW Feature: HAMILTON Celebrates History Education By Giving Back to 3,900 Students with EDUHAM in Detroit!
by Katie Laban - Apr 20, 2019

When you see a high student support another high school student that is one of the best moments you can ever witness, but when you see over 2,000 students support one another the experience is astounding and one you will never forget! This was exactly the experience that happened at the Fisher Theatre on Thursday morning for the Hamilton Education Program, better known as EduHam, when the second of the two high school only Hamilton matinee performances happened. The students were greeted by Chaundre Hall-Broomfield, who plays Hercules Mulligan / James Madison, and then selected student took the stage to perform original projects inspired by their analysis of primary source materials and lyrics from the musical. That was followed by a Q & A with some members of the Angelica Tour company of Hamilton that is currently here in Detroit as part of the Broadway in Detroit season and the special matinee student performance. It was an experience that these students will never forget! (more...)

Michigan Opera Theatre Announces $4 Million Grant For Community Outreach, Educational Programming And Facility ImprovementsMichigan Opera Theatre Announces $4 Million Grant For Community Outreach, Educational Programming And Facility Improvements
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019

Michigan Opera Theatre (MOT) announced today it has been awarded a $4 million grant from the William Davidson Foundation. The landmark gift to the company's comprehensive campaign is designated to support continued artistic excellence, community and educational outreach, and an enhanced patron experience through infrastructure and facility improvements to the David DiChiera Center for the Performing Arts and its Detroit Opera House. In addition, it serves as a call to action to inspire individuals and corporations to join in supporting MOT.  (more...)

Michigan Opera Theatre Announces 2018-2019 Studio ArtistsMichigan Opera Theatre Announces 2018-2019 Studio Artists
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

Michigan Opera Theatre is pleased to announce the 2018-2019 Michigan Opera Theatre Studio Artists. The roster includes the return of tenor Michael Day and baritone Harry Greenleaf. Joining them are soprano Cheyanne Coss, mezzo-soprano Katherine DeYoung and bass Allen Michael Jones. (more...)

Michigan Opera Theatre Announces 2017-2018 Studio Artists
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Michigan Opera Theatre is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 Michigan Opera Theatre Studio Artists. The roster includes tenor, Michael Day; soprano, Monica Dewey; baritone, Harry Greenleaf; bass-baritone, Erik Van Heyningen; and returning Studio Artist mezzo-soprano, Briana Elyse Hunter. (more...)

DC3 to Develop Inclusive Urban Development Strategy for Next Phase of Detroit City of Design Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The Detroit Creative Corridor Center, the nonprofit that supports Detroit's creative industries and stewards its UNESCO City of Design designation, will develop an economic development and civic engagement strategy that will include all residents in shaping the city's future with $1 million from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. (more...)

Tommy Tune, Tom Wopat and More to Appear in the Berman Center's 2016-2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

The Berman Center for the Performing Arts announces its sixth season with an exceptional series of shows, including Broadway, dance performances, a film and lecture series, music, live shows, and programming for families.  (more...)

Detroit Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Third Consecutive Surplus and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

Phillip Wm. Fisher, Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) Board Chairman since December 2012, closed the 2015 Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) Annual Meeting of the Governing Members today as his last official order of business as Chairman. Mark Davidoff, Michigan Managing Partner at Deloitte LLP, was elected DSO Chairman by the Board of Directors during their meeting following the Governing Members' proceedings. (more...)