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Well-dressed Sebastian Maniscalco brings his animated observations to Fox Theatre

Sebastian Maniscalco hits Fox Theatre FridayThe successful stand-up has gone from comedy clubs to the red carpet at the Oscars with a small part in 'Green Book'
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Theater

Britney Spears musical stage comedy set for Chicago

Britney Spears musical stage comedy set for ChicagoBritney Spears is the latest pop star throwing her fedora onto the stage
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Theater

Fortunate charities still have 'Hamilton' tickets to sell

Charities still have ‘Hamilton’ tickets to sellPersonal ties help producer Jeff Seller decide which nonprofits can use hit musical as a fundraiser
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Theater

'Hamilton' fans: Get hooked before show via soundtrack, book

Get hooked on ‘Hamilton’ before the show via soundtrack, bookThe soundtrack which incorporates hip hop, R&B, pop, soul and traditional show tunes hooked Goddeeris and helped her enjoy the show even more.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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10 things you (likely) didn't know about 'Hamilton'

10 things you (likely) didn’t know about ‘Hamilton’Fun facts about the popular Broadway musical now coming to the Fisher Theatre.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Theater

Two actors discuss the thrill of 'Hamilton'

Two actors talk about the thrill of “Hamilton”Two actors, Josh Tower who plays Aaron Burr, and ensemble member and UM grad Dan Belnavis, talk about the thrill of appearing in "Hamilton"
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Theater

‘Mockingbird’ compromise offered to small theaters

‘Mockingbird’ compromise offered to small theatersSmall theaters forced to abandon productions of “To Kill a Mockingbird” will now be allowed to use Aaron Sorkin’s script
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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How to get $10 tickets to see ‘Hamilton’ in Detroit

How to get $10 tickets to see ‘Hamilton’For every performance of “Hamilton” at the Fisher Theatre this season, 40 tickets will be sold via digital lottery for $10
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Theater

‘Double Dare,’ Marc Summers coming to Fox Theatre for live show

‘Double Dare Live’ coming to Fox TheatreA live stage version of the game show will tour to Detroit on May 15
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Music

‘Jagged Little Pill’ by Alanis Morissette heads to Broadway

Alanis Morissette’s ‘Jagged Little Pill’ heads to Broadway“You Oughta Know” Alanis Morissette is coming to Broadway.
  • Music
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Theater

Hundreds pack Fisher for chance at 'Hamilton' tickets

Hundreds pack Fisher for shot at ‘Hamilton’ ticketsFans did not allow cold weather and long lines to make them miss their shot at the hottest ticket in town
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Michigan

Illness cancels play at Alpena theater

Illness cancels play at Alpena theaterThe show won’t go on for the Alpena Civic Theater’s production of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”
  • Michigan
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Theater

Tickets to see 'Hamilton' in Detroit go on sale Jan. 25

How to get ‘Hamilton’ tickets in DetroitFans who wish to purchase online need to sign up as a Ticketmaster Verified Fan to get a chance at buying tickets
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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'Phantom of the Opera' visits Detroit Opera House

Phantom’ haunts Detroit Opera HouseLead actors discuss their roles' challenges and rewards as they visit Detroit for the demanding run
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Movies

Senate Theater to host 'Bird Box' screening with author Josh Malerman

Senate Theater to host ‘Bird Box’ screeningThe film will show twice on Feb. 16; the afternoon event includes a Q & A with author Josh Malerman
  • Movies
  • 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Obituary

Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97

Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97Carol Channing’s career spanned decades on Broadway and on TV, and played Dolly Levi in “Hello, Dolly” on Broadway
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  • 3 months ago
Theater

Carole King surprises as herself in Broadway bio

Carole King surprises as herself in Broadway bioBeautiful! Singer-songwriter takes stage as herself to mark fifth anniversary of production.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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To ovations, Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda reprises role in Puerto Rico

To ovations, Hamilton’s star reprises role in Puerto RicoLin-Manuel Miranda reprised his lead role in the hit musical “Hamilton” to start a two-week run in Puerto Rico
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Entertainment

'Hamilton' producer's 'thrilling' $1M gift to immerse Detroit kids in theater

Thrilling’ $1M gift to immerse kids in theater$1 million gift from "Hamilton" producer will fund Mosaic's four-week summer camps for younger kids and residencies in nine Detroit middle schools
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Detroit

Mosaic Youth Theatre gets $1M gift from 'Hamilton' producer

Detroit theatre gets $1M from ‘Hamilton’ producerThe grant will be used for two of Mosaic's most popular programs: the summer camp and after school program in three Detroit schools
  • Detroit
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
TV Plus

'Tonight Show' to air episode in Puerto Rico with 'Hamilton'

Tonight Show’ to air episode in Puerto Rico with ‘Hamilton’Lin-Manuel Miranda and the musical's new touring cast will appear in the episode Jan. 15
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  • 4 months ago
Theater

Music Hall celebrates 90th birthday with historic gallery

Music Hall turns 90 with historic galleryMuseum on the fifth floor has a timetable guaranteed to dazzle, Meural Canvas info screens, artifacts and vitrines filled with posters and playbills
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  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Theater

Rap pioneer Kurtis Blow a natural for ‘The Hip Hop Nutcracker’

Kurtis Blow a natural for ‘Hip Hop Nutcracker’Legendary rapper says the modern version of the classical ballet, performed Thursday at the Masonic Temple, offers 'what the kids need'
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  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Nation

Yorkshire Terrier, 19, retires from ‘The Nutcracker’

Yorkshire Terrier, 19, retires from ‘The Nutcracker’After more than 125 performances in “The Nutcracker” in Rhode Island, a Yorkshire terrier named Archie is leaving
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  • 4 months, 4 weeks ago
Theater

'Cry It Out' tells the story of friendship, challenges confronting new mothers

Detroit Public Theatre showcases ‘Cry It Out’Play by Molly Smith Metzler will run at Detroit Public Theatre through Dec. 9
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  • 5 months ago
Obituary

Author Ntozake Shange of ‘For Colored Girls’ fame has died

‘For Colored Girls’ author Ntozake Shange diesNtozake Shange's most acclaimed theater piece is the 1975 Tony Award-nominated play “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf”
  • Obituary
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Theater

Carr Center presents 'Season: Spectacular' Nov. 3

Carr Center presents “Season: Spectacular” Nov. 3The Carr Center presents its 2018-2019 season opener, "Season: Spectacular," Nov. 3
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  • 6 months, 1 week ago
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