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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
  • Theater
  • 1 week, 6 days 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.
  • Theater
  • 1 week, 6 days 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
  • 1 week, 5 days 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
  • 2 weeks, 1 day 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
  • 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
  • Theater
  • 1 month, 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
  • Entertainment
  • 1 month, 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
  • Entertainment
  • 2 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
  • Theater
  • 2 months 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
  • 2 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
  • 2 months, 3 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
  • 2 months, 3 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
  • 2 months, 3 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
  • 2 months, 3 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
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Theater

For the Players, the show must go on ... and on ... and on

For the Players, the show must go on … and on … and onEd Priebe, historian of the Players Detroit, talks about 106-year-old amateur theater club and its magnificent playhouse on Jefferson Avenue.
  • Theater
  • 3 months ago
Michigan History

Players Detroit boasts century-long amateur theater run

Players Detroit boasts century-long amateur theater runAll-male acting fraternity carries on tradition that dates to 1911 in elegant building on Jefferson
  • Michigan History
  • 3 months ago
Theater

Andrew Lloyd Webber on the sequel to 'Phantom of the Opera'

Andrew Lloyd Webber on the sequel to ‘Phantom of the Opera’Producer/composer Andrew Lloyd Webber talks about how the 'Phantom' musical sequel, 'Love Never Dies,' came about. It will be performed at the Fisher Theatre, Oct. 19- 29. He also discusses his musical 'School of Rock.'
  • Theater
  • 3 months ago
Theater

Andrew Lloyd Webber talks ‘Love,’ ‘Phantom’

Andrew Lloyd Webber talks ‘Love,’ ‘Phantom’Award-winning musical theater composer is in Detroit for the launch of his latest work ‘Love Never Dies’
  • Theater
  • 3 months ago
Theater

‘Phantom’ sequel ‘Love Never Dies’ debuts in Detroit

‘Phantom of the Opera’ sequel ‘Love Never Dies’ debuts in DetroitMetro native Alyssa Giannetti has swing role in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 1st North American production at Fisher Theatre
  • Theater
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Theater

Fall theater mixes Broadway hits, old faves and more

Fall theater season mixes Broadway hits, old faves and more‘Kinky Boots,’ ‘The Bodyguard,’ ‘The Color Purple,’ ‘Les Mis’ all included, but no ‘Hamilton’ yet
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  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Theater

‘Rigoletto’ opens Michigan Opera Theatre season

‘Rigoletto’ opens Michigan Opera Theatre season‘The Marriage of Figaro,’ ‘The Summer King’ also on the 2017-2018 schedule
  • Theater
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Obituary

Visionary British theater director Peter Hall has died

Visionary British theater director Peter Hall dies at 86Peter Hall, a visionary theater director and impresario who founded the Royal Shakespeare Company, died at age 86
  • Obituary
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Theater

Michael Moore is less in ‘Terms of My Surrender’ play

Michael Moore is less in ‘Terms of My Surrender’ playFilmmaker’s well-meaning rallying cry for the anti-Trump crowd is a misfire on Broadway
  • Theater
  • 5 months ago
Theater

'After/Life,' a play in honor of the city rising from the ashes

After/Life,’ a play in honor of the city rising from the ashes'After/Life,' a play in honor of the city rising from the ashes
  • Theater
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Arts

Detroit ’67 plays: Detroiters tell their own stories

Two plays recounting the events of the ’67 uprisings open in time for 50th anniversary“AFTER/LIFE,” by Lisa Biggs, debuts and “Detroit ’67,” by Dominique Morriseau, returns for free showings in Detroit
  • Arts
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Theater

Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers provides healing

Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers provides healingPerformance artist Satori Shakoor created a platform to give people a stage to share stories. Next show is “Detroit 1967
  • Theater
  • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
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