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Playwright Noah Haidle talks ‘Birthday Candles’

Playwright Noah Haidle talks ‘Birthday Candles’The playwright discusses his play, which the Detroit Public Theatre commissioned
  • Theater
  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Theater

Tina Fey’s ‘Mean Girls,’ ‘SpongeBob’ lead Tony nods

Tina Fey’s ‘Mean Girls,’ ‘SpongeBob’ musical lead Tony nodsTina Fey’s “Mean Girls” and “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical” lead the Tony Award nominations with dozen nods each
  • Theater
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Theater

Gloria Estefan’s ‘On Your Feet’ exudes sizzle

‘On Your Feet’ exudes sizzle of Gloria Estefan’s Latin popBroadway musical based on Gloria Estefan’s life and music has unexpected emotional resonance
  • Theater
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Theater

‘Hamilton’ leads nominations for Olivier Awards

‘Hamilton’ leads nominations for UK stage Olivier AwardsWomen’s rights activists are due to join stage stars on the red carpet Sunday at British theater’s Olivier Awards
  • Theater
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Theater

‘FUNction’ highlights household goods by craftsmen

Amusing and intriguing, “FUNction” features 50 ceramacists and furniture makers“FUNction,” up through May 10 at the Janice Charach Gallery, pairs art furniture with ceramics.
  • Theater
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Theater

‘Hamilton’ production coming to Detroit

‘Hamilton’ production coming to DetroitNew subscription sales for the Tony Award-winner, ‘Aladdin’ and others will go on sale April 27
  • Theater
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Theater

Local playwright expands on legend of Sherlock Holmes

Local playwright expands on legend of Sherlock HolmesDavid MacGregor was writing a non-fiction book about the sleuth at the same time he was writing a play
  • Theater
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Theater

Detroit has long history with Dance Theatre of Harlem

Detroit has long history with Dance Theatre of HarlemBallet company will perform Saturday and Sunday — two shows only — at the Detroit Opera House
  • Theater
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Theater

Improvisation wizard J.B. Smoove forges his own path

Improvisation wizard J.B. Smoove forges his own pathComedian and actor will brings his unscripted stand-up show to the Sound Board in April
  • Theater
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Music

Bill Murray and cellist Vogler bring ‘New Worlds’

Bill Murray and cellist Vogler bring ‘New Worlds’The joint program features classical music, American standards and literary readings
  • Music
  • 3 months ago
Theater

Dancer Dee Tomasetta returns triumphantly to Michigan

U-M dance grad Dee Tomasetta stars as Peter Pan in ‘Finding Neverland’Dee Tomasetta, 2014 U-M dance grad, has stand-out role as Peter Pan in “Finding Neverland” coming to the Fisher Theatre.
  • Theater
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Theater

Deborah Cox takes on classic role in ‘The Bodyguard’

Deborah Cox takes on classic role in ‘The Bodyguard’Tale of a pop queen haunted by a stalker becomes more of a love triangle comes to Fisher Theatre
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  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Theater

American Ballet Theatre dancers coach Detroit students

American Ballet Theatre dancers give master class to Detroit studentsErica Lall and Patrick Frenette provide pointers on skills and perserverance needed to become professional dancers
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  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Theater

American Ballet Theatre dancers teach master class

American Ballet Theatre dancers teach master classAmerican Ballet Theatre dancers Erica Lall and Patrick Frenette teach Detroit School of the Arts students ballet techniques during a master class. ABT will stage "Romeo and Juliet" at Michigan Opera Theatre Feb. 8-11.
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  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Entertainment

Cirque takes to the ice at Little Caesars Arena

Cirque du Soleil presents ice-show ‘Crystal’ at Little Caesars ArenaCirque du Soleil presents its first on-the-ice show, ‘Crystal,’ at Little Caesars Arena through Sunday.
  • Entertainment
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Theater

Tim Allen to host Forgotten Harvest Comedy Night at Fox

Tim Allen to host Forgotten Harvest Comedy Night at Fox TheatreThe Michigan-bred comedian co-founded the fundraising event
  • Theater
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Nation

Leader of NYC Ballet retiring amid misconduct probe

Leader of NYC Ballet retiring amid misconduct investigationThe leader of the New York City Ballet is retiring in the midst of a probe into accusations of sexual misconduct by him
  • Nation
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Theater

Radio City Music Hall Rockettes reveal how they roll

Radio City Music Hall Rockettes reveal how they rollTwo veterans — Bailey Callahan of Melbourne, Florida, and Alissa LaVergne of Houston — reveal all the backstage secrets
  • Theater
  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Entertainment

Entertainment Calendar: Things to do in Detroit

Entertainment Calendar: Things to do this week in Metro DetroitConcerts, stage events, shopping and more around town Nov. 30-Dec. 6
  • Entertainment
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Entertainment

Christmas shows pop up all over Metro Detroit

Christmas shows pop up all over Metro DetroitChoices range from the ‘Christmas Wonderland Holiday Spectacular’ to A Very Country Christmas
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  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Theater

‘An American in Paris’ musical stands on its own

‘An American in Paris’ musical stands on its ownThe national touring production comes to the Detroit Opera House on Tuesday
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  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Detroit

Park Players leaving 64-year home for Redford Theatre

Park Players leaving 64-year home for Redford TheatreDetroit’s oldest and longest-running community theater group is leaving its North Rosedale Park neighborhood
  • Detroit
  • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Theater

‘The Color Purple:’ Musical joy inspired by Motown

‘The Color Purple:’ Musical joy inspired by MotownDetroit native Allee Willis co-wrote the Tony Award-winning musical despite lack of theater training
  • Theater
  • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Theater

Opera legend Kathleen Battle performs at MOT recital

Opera legend Kathleen Battle returns to MOT for Sunday recitalThe soprano comes to Detroit to perform in “Something to Sing About,” 41 years after she made her operatic debut here
  • Theater
  • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Entertainment

Reality TV king Andy Cohen dishes at MotorCity Casino

Reality TV king Andy Cohen dishes at MotorCity CasinoThe television producer, talk show host and game show host will be an ‘open book’ on stage Thursday
  • Entertainment
  • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Entertainment

Library, Tigers, MOT event celebrates Josh Gibson

Detroit Public Library, Tigers, MOT event celebrates Josh GibsonIt’s part of an initiative exposing the historical role sports, the arts played in promoting racial equity and inclusion
  • Entertainment
  • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Theater

Ballet Hispanico opens MOT’s 2017-18 dance season

Ballet Hispanico opens MOT’s 2017-18 dance seasonPerformance features works choreographed by women xploring flamenco, Mexican heritage, circularity of human condition
  • Theater
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
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