Magenta Giraffe Announces 2013-14 Season - SAINT JOAN, LOVE IS STRANGE and More!
(6/19/2013) - Magenta Giraffe Theatre Company of Detroit has announced its sixth season of productions and projects, in residence at the Abreact Performance Space in Detroit. Following its popular and critically acclaimed past five seasons, the company is finding new ways to enhance and enrich the community through theatre. This season Magenta Giraffe offers new work from three local playwrights: one adaptation of a classic and two original scripts, both of which were first seen by audiences at the company's recent staged reading festival. Magenta Giraffe also welcomes new and familiar faces to its staff and board of directors.
Sarab Kamoo and More Star in BECKY SHAW at Performance Network Theatre, Now thru 7/28
(6/20/2013) - After its smashingly successful run on Broadway in 2009, the Pulitzer Prize Finalist and comedic play, 'Becky Shaw' by Gina Gionfriddo makes its Michigan Premiere tonight, June 20 through July 28, 2013 with an all star cast and high-end designers at Performance Network Theatre, Michigan's most award winning professional theatre.
MotorCity Casino Hotel Announces Scott Weiland at Sound Board, 8/9
(6/19/2013) - MotorCity Casino Hotel is proud to announce the Scott Weiland Purple at the Core Tour, live in Detroit, at Sound Board on Friday, August 9, at 8:00 p.m. Scott Weiland is a hard rock and alternative rock musician, lyricist and vocalist. During a career spanning three decades, Weiland is best known as the former front man for the Stone Temple Pilots, as well as the supergroup Velvet Revolver. He also established himself as a solo artist, releasing three studio albums, a cover album, and collaborations with several other musicians since 1995.
ERNIE Benefits Shawn Burr Foundation at City Theatre Tonight
(6/19/2013) - Mitch Albom's smash-hit play Ernie has added an additional performance tonight, June 19 at the City Theatre, located inside of Hockeytown Cafe, to benefit the Shawn Burr Foundation; which supports blood cancer research and education.
Il Volo Returns to the Fox Theatre with 'We Are Love Tour' September 5
(6/17/2013) - For the millions of U.S. fans who fell in love with the astonishing talent of Il Volo following their show stopping PBS Special Il Volo Takes Flight, or as special guests of Barbra Streisand's fall 2012 tour, the boys will return to North America for a series of 17 concerts, heading to the Fox Theatre on Thursday, September 5 at 7:30 p.m.; Il Volo made their Fox Theatre debut in 2011.
PETER PAN to Open 6/25 at the Barn Theatre
(6/15/2013) - The high-flying fantasy, PETER PAN will delight children of all ages when the boy who will never grow up swoops down over the Barn Theatre stage June 25 through July 7.
The Williamston Theater to Present TUNA DOES VEGAS, 7/11-8/18
(6/14/2013) - The Williamston Theatre, mid-Michigan's award winning professional theatre company located at 122 S. Putnam Street in downtown Williamston, brings its Tuna Trilogy to a climactic conclusion with Tuna Does Vegas by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard. Tickets for this final installment of this three-season event go on sale Tuesday, June 18 at Noon.
Michigan ElvisFest Returns to Riverside Park in Ypsilanti
(6/14/2013) - Beautiful Riverside Park in Ypsilanti, Michigan will be transported back in time to pay tribute to one of America's most recognized figures -Elvis Presley. The 14th Annual Michigan ElvisFest is many of a handful of events that is sanctioned by Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. The local charities supported by the festival are Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels and the Hope Clinic.
Olympia Entertainment and Autism Speaks Present Autism-Friendly Performance of THE ADDAMS FAMILY Today
(6/14/2013) - Autism Speaks and Olympia Entertainment Inc. are excited to announce the expansion of their Michigan is Listening partnership by hosting the first ever autism-friendly performance of THE ADDAMS FAMILY at the Fox Theatre tonight, June 14 at 8 p.m.; with accommodations to make the theater experience more enjoyable for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other sensory difficulties.