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Veteran actor Ed Asner hits The Players on Saturday

Veteran actor Ed Asner hits The PlayersHis one-man show "A Man and His Prostate" is about a sick American in Italy trying to communicate with others who don’t speak his language
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  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Obituary

Broadway star Marin Mazzie dies at 57

Broadway star Marin Mazzie dies at 57The former WMU grad and three-time Tony Award nominee known for powerhouse Broadway performances died of ovarian cancer
  • Obituary
  • 1 week ago
Theater

Whoopi Goldberg to chat about life, getting older at MotorCity Casino Hotel

Whoopi Goldberg to chat about life at MotorCityThe comedian and co-host of 'The View' says she'll talk about what happens when 'you simply don't care'
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Theater

‘The Band’s Visit’ wins a leading 10 Tony Awards

‘The Band’s Visit’ dances away with a leading 10 Tony Awards“The Band’s Visit” outmuscled the acclaimed “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” for the most Tony Awards on Sunday.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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2018 Tony Awards

2018 Tony Awards2018 Tony Awards
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Theater

Tony predictions: Who will win, who should win?

Tony predictions: Who will win, who should win?Musicals all are likely to bow to ‘The Band’s Visit,’ and Tina Fey deserves to win best book for ‘Mean Girls’
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Theater

Playwright Noah Haidle talks ‘Birthday Candles’

Playwright Noah Haidle talks ‘Birthday Candles’The playwright discusses his play, which the Detroit Public Theatre commissioned
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  • 4 months, 1 week 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
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  • 4 months, 3 weeks 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
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  • 4 months, 3 weeks 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
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  • 5 months, 2 weeks 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.
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  • 5 months, 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
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  • 5 months, 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
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  • 5 months, 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
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  • 6 months 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
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  • 6 months 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
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  • 7 months, 1 week 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.
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  • 7 months, 4 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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  • 8 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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  • 8 months, 1 week ago
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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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  • 8 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.
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  • 8 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
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  • 8 months, 2 weeks 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
  • 8 months, 3 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
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  • 9 months, 3 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
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  • 9 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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  • 10 months 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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  • 10 months ago
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