Aquinas College spring play opens cast to community members to promote social change

by (brittany.devon)

Submitted 03-29-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Randy Wyatt has directed over 60 productions. "Love and Information" has a large cast and the casting process was opened up to community members. This play ties in to spreading the word about Aquinas’ new major, Theatre for Social...

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Blue Star Players specialize in performing new works in intimate settings

by (GRTV)

Submitted 03-29-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase Ann Celeste Cloyd of Blue Star Players shares some of the goals for the performing collective, and discusses ways community members with a variety of skills and interests can get involved...

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Civic Theatre to host immigration panel at Grand Rapids Public Library

by (GR Civic Theatre)

Submitted 02-09-2017 under NONPROFITS

When Grand Rapids Civic Theatre placed "Ragtime the Musical" on its 2016-2017 season line-up they wanted to celebrate the meaning behind the Musical. They wanted to showcase the search for the American Dream by interviewing area immigrants...

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"God of Carnage" will take the stage at Dog Story Theater this Friday

by (The University Wits)

Submitted 02-08-2017 under NONPROFITS

After 11 year old boys Benjamin and Henry get into a fight on the playground, resulting in one child getting hit in the mouth and losing a few teeth, the four parents meet to discuss the unpleasantness calmly and politely. However, as tempers rise...

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"You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" musical showing at Grand Rapids Public Museum in partnership with Stage GR

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 12-13-2016 under NONPROFITS

Just in time for the holidays the Grand Rapids Public Museum, in partnership with StageGR, presents Clark Gesner’s classic musical, “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown.” Visitors will enjoy six of their favorite Peanuts...

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The University Wit's production of "Escanaba in da Moonlight" opens at Dog Story Theater

by (The University Wits)

Submitted 10-15-2016 under NONPROFITS

The University Wits, a Grand Rapids-based theater production nonprofit, is kicking off its 2016 – 2017 season with the classic Yooper comedy “Escanaba in da Moonlight." The play, which follows the hilarious antics of four Michigan...

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"Mr. Burns": Actors' Theatre imagines life after the apocalypse

by (Actors' Theatre)

Submitted 09-17-2016 under NONPROFITS

Actors’ Theatre of Grand Rapids opens its ambitious 36th season with a dark comedy that the New York Times called “so smart it makes your head spin” — Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play by Anne Washburn. The play premiered in...

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Get cultured: September 15-22

by (cultured.GR)

Submitted 09-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

It’s time to get cultured, Grand Rapids! Here to help you do just that is our weekly newsletter, highlighting arts and culture events, exhibits and opportunities for the upcoming week.Take a peek, pick a few ways you can get yourself cultured...

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Circle Theatre's 'Over the River and Through the Woods' celebrates family

by (jlschindlbeck)

Submitted 08-22-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Upon entering the theater, the audience is treated to a warm set- your living room-slash-dining room for the evening. Make yourself at home! It’ll be a fast-paced feast of the senses with gentle, yet driving instrumental music that will tickle...

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Shakespeare Laughs Galore coming to Riverside Park

by (jlschindlbeck)

Submitted 07-12-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

The West Michigan based Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company, in partnership with the Grand Rapids Public Library, will present Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors on July 23 at 7:00 p.m. at the bandshell at Riverside Park in...

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