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Mosaic teaches music, performing arts to students

Mosaic Youth Theatre teaches music, performing arts to studentsThe Detroit organization has been filling in an arts gap for 25 years
  • Theater
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Oakland County

National Arab Orchestra tuning up for Southfield gala

National Arab Orchestra tuning up for Southfield galaA Michigan-based orchestra with a mission of reviving Arab music is tuning up for its annual gala concert.
  • Oakland County
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Theater

Cast member has long acquaintance with ‘STOMP’

Cast member has long acquaintance with ‘STOMP’Cade Slattery first saw the percussive and high-energy show when he was just 7 years old
  • Theater
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Entertainment

Tickets on sale

Tickets on saleTickets go on sale this week for Chris Brown, Pixies, Gucci Mane and more
  • Entertainment
  • 1 month ago
Theater

It may sound outrageous but ‘Hedwig’ goes beyond shock

It may sound outrageous but ‘Hedwig’ goes beyond shockTony-winning Broadway hit brings its mix of anger and perseverance to the Fisher Theatre
  • Theater
  • 1 month ago
Theater

Celebrating ‘Nasty Women’ and ‘Bad Hombres’

Celebrating ‘Nasty Women’ and ‘Bad Hombres’Three local Presidents Day events react to America’s current commander-in-chief
  • Theater
  • 1 month ago
Entertainment

Lisa Lampanelli goes from insults to enlightenment

Lisa Lampanelli goes from insults to enlightenmentThe ‘Queen of Mean’ concentrates on self-development in between her R-rated stand-up shows
  • Entertainment
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Theater

MOT’s DiChiera pioneered ‘color-blind’ opera casting

MOT’s DiChiera pioneered ‘color-blind’ opera castingDavid DiChiera led the opera world in color-blind casting when he founded Michigan Opera Theatre in 1971
  • Theater
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Theater

New play resurrects Detroit story of murder, corruption

New play resurrects Detroit story of murder, corruption“Strawberry — What Party?” looks at a stripper, a mayor and a killing that was never solved.
  • Theater
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Celebrities

Lin-Manuel Miranda named AP Entertainer of the year

Lin-Manuel Miranda named AP Entertainer of the yearMiranda was virtually everywhere in popular culture this year — stage, film, TV, music and politics
  • Celebrities
  • 3 months ago
Entertainment

Big 3: Top Events Saturday and Sunday

Big 3: Top Events Saturday and SundayCarole King musical ‘Beautiful’ at Fisher Theatre, Russian Nutcracker leaps into the Fox and shop and party in Royal Oak
  • Entertainment
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Theater

‘Christmas Story’ musical brings its hijinks to the Fox

Touring ‘Christmas Story’musical brings its hijinks to the FoxThe musical adaption of the movie premiered on Broadway in 2012 and was nominated for multiple Tony Awards.
  • Theater
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Music

‘Beautiful’ looks back on a prodigious pop songwriter

‘Beautiful’ tells the story of the young Carole King’s triumphs and trialsThe musical opens Dec. 13 at the Fisher Theatre and runs until Jan. 8.
  • Music
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Arts

Innovative production brings hip-hop to ‘Nutcracker’

Hip-hop moves add flair to classical ‘Nutcracker’ productionTchaikovsky classic meets modern moves and time travel in ‘The Hip Hop Nutcracker’
  • Arts
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Theater

Touching musical brings ‘Fun Home’ to the Fisher

Touching musical brings graphic novel ‘Fun Home’ to life at the FisherProducer says musical has taken on even greater significance after this year’s highly contentious presidential election
  • Theater
  • 4 months ago
Entertainment

James Judd to appear with ‘Snap Judgment’ in Royal Oak

NPR humorist James Judd tells stories of ‘public embarrassments and utter failures’Humorist James Judd comes to Metro Detroit to close NPR’s night of ‘Snap Judgment.’
  • Entertainment
  • 4 months ago
Politics

‘Hamilton’ actor: ‘There’s nothing to apologize for’

‘Hamilton’ actor: ‘There’s nothing to apologize for’If Donald Trump is waiting for an apology from the cast of “Hamilton,” he will have to continue to wait
  • Politics
  • 4 months ago
Entertainment

International cast celebrates the Holidaze at the Fox

International cast finds ways to celebrate the Holidaze during perfomances at the FoxThirty performers from 12 countries bring global holiday spirit to family-style variety show performances in Detroit.
  • Entertainment
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Theater

Jennifer Holliday enjoys Broadway ‘a new lease on life’

Jennifer Holliday enjoys ‘a new lease on life’ on BroadwayShe has endured multiple sclerosis, gastric bypass surgery and depression that led her to try to kill herself
  • Theater
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Theater

‘Elf’ musical staging amplifies lovable holiday movie

Importance of family sets threshold for ‘Elf: The Musical’ at the Fox Theatre, Nov. 15-20UM graduate Rachel Bahler plays the star character’s stepmother Emily in the musical at the Fox Theatre.
  • Theater
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Theater

‘Carmen,’ ‘Cyrano’ frame DiChiera’s last season at MOT

‘Carmen’ and ‘Cyrano’ frame DiChiera’s last season at MOTMichigan Opera Theatre’s new season celebrates legacy of artistic director David DiChiera before his 2017 retirement
  • Theater
  • 5 months, 1 week ago
Neal Rubin

Rubin: The fleshed-out story of Strawberry Greene

Neal Rubin: The fleshed-out story of Tamara (Strawberry) Greene comes to the stageAuditions are underway for a play that gives her depth and respect — and takes a look at Kwame Kilpatrick, too
  • Neal Rubin
  • 5 months, 1 week ago
Theater

‘Alabama Story’ has Metro Detroit roots

‘Alabama Story’ has Metro Detroit rootsCivil rights, censorship play written by Oakland County native Kenneth Jones
  • Theater
  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Theater

Musical version of ‘Love Jones’ comes to the Fox

‘Love Jones: The Musical,’ at the Fox this weekend, offers an updated take on the moviePopular urban romantic comedy and its star-filled cast can transform this theater offering into a musical concert.
  • Theater
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Donna Terek

Recycle your glass and cans – and stay for the comedy

Recycle your glass and cans – and stay for the comedyComedy club. What visual just popped into your head? Dark bar? Subterranean room, exposed brick backdrop?
  • Donna Terek
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Theater

DPT opens new season with a rock musical about murder

Detroit Public Theater starts new season with ‘Murder Ballad,” a killer rock musicalEdgy “Murder Ballad” shows Detroit Public Theatre is not interested in classic shows.
  • Theater
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Theater

Michigan’s John Rapson plays entire family in musical

Michigan’s John Rapson plays an entire family in “A Gentleman’s Guide” at the FisherIn the Fisher’s “A Gentleman’s Guide,” Michigan native John Rapson plays eight members of the same clan, male and female
  • Theater
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
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