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The Capitol Steps Comedy Showcase July 4, 2019 @4 pm Power Center, Ann Arbor
Michigan Radio is a media sponsor of the Ann Arbor Summer Festival, presenting The Capitol Steps at the Power Center. The comedy troupe makes its annual appearance at the festival, singing up-to-the-minute political parodies on during a celebration of Independance Day.
Evolution of a Sonero June 29, 2019 @8 pm Power Center, Ann Arbor
Michigan Radio is a media sponsor of the Ann Arbor Summer Festival, presenting Evolution of a Sonero at the Power Center. Poet and singer, Flaco Navaja delivers an ode to his upbringing in the Bronx and Latino culture with a fusion of comedy, poetry and music.
Special onstage, black-box performance. Limited seating available.
Thursday, April 18th, at 8:00pm The Purple Rose Theatre 137 Park St., Chelsea, MI
The Purple Rose Theatre will feature Arthur Miller's "All My Sons", directed by Guy Sanville, through the spring season. Michigan Radio listeners have a chance win a pair of tickets to attend this Thursday evening performance.
"How far will a man go to protect his family and his interests? Joe Keller desperately wants to secure the business he spent so many years constructing, ready to hand it down to his son Chris. Joe’s wife Kate is still waiting for their eldest son Larry to return from war, determined that he is alive and will marry the former girl-next-door, Ann –the daughter of Joe’s former business partner. To complicate this family drama, Chris and Ann are in love and want to get married. All My Sons shows a post-war American family in a spiral of lies, greed, love, and loss."
Saturday, April 10, at 7:30pm Great Cobb Hall, The Wharton Center 750 E Shaw Ln, East Lansing, MI 48824
With twenty Grammy Awards between them, two iconic groups have joined forces in The Summit. In The Summit, The Manhattan Transfer and Take 6 have created musical moments on stage - performing nearly a dozen songs together. Experience the creativity, excitement, and renowned performances that only two such phenomenal groups can bring to one stage. The Manhattan Transfer's jazzy hits range from 1975's "Operator" to 1981's "The Boy from New York City to 1995's "Too Busy Thinking About My Baby". A cappella gospel group Take 6 has more of a soulful sound, with hits including "A Quiet Place," "Biggest Part of Me," and "O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings to Zion."
On November 19th at 8 p.m., Michigan Radio will welcome NPR Presents: Water± to the Fillmore Theatre in Detroit. This live, journalism-based theatrical event explores the world’s delicate and volatile relationship with water.
Directed by Tony Award Winner Kenny Leon, NPR Presents: Water± combines the excitement of live performance with the substance of NPR journalism — compelling stories from NPR coverage interwoven with imagery, information, music and dramatic storytelling by an award-winning cast.
"NPR Presents Water± brings together NPR's journalistic rigor with the artistic and poetic nature of theatrical storytelling, amplifying local stories about water issues that are significant to each region and have a global resonance," said Indira Etwaroo, executive producer and director of NPR Presents.
The show will start an eight-city tour on October 25 in New Orleans. The tour will also visit New York, Washington, Atlanta, San Francisco, Cleveland and other cities before coming to Detroit on November 19.