The "Audiences, Fandoms and Reception" conference will take place Feb. 16 and 17 and feature workshops and keynote speakers.
Wayne State’s performers have captivated audiences in the past with theater classics like “Alice in Wonderland,” “A Christmas Carol,” “August: Osage County” and more, including annual dance recitals and festivals. Delve into the drama and plan on seeing these upcoming shows center stage.
Moana, the main character, is the first Disney princess to not have a love interest. Amy Smeed, a Royal Oak native, is the co-head of animation.
In an event hosted by Kino Club, Wayne State’s film club, Phoebe Gloeckner performed a live reading of her graphic novel "The Diary of a Teenage Girl" and participated in a Q&A session following a screening of the film adaptation at Purdy-Kresge Library on Oct. 10.
Planet Ant Theatre, the nonprofit theater operating out of Hamtramck, is nearing the end of an Indiegogo fundraising campaign to aid in the reconstruction of a recently purchased additional venue space.
It’s that time of year again to put on a mask and play a special role. If chosen, students could role-play in a story of a Christmas grouch learning a lesson or a girl that falls down a rabbit hole.
Simon Helberg, best known for his role on the Emmy-nominated comedy “The Big Bang Theory,” will star in the drama film “Florence Foster Jenkins,” which is set to release in theaters Friday, August 12.
The Underground Theatre, a summer theater collaborative, is in preparation for their four-show lineup this July with the support of the Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance. The summer series will be the theater’s third official season, which will be led by co-artistic directors an…
The Hilberry Theatre Company wrapped up its final touring performance with a free show of “The True Story of the Three Little Pigs” Friday at New Center Park.
“Now You See Me: The Second Act” released in theaters on June 10. This is a sequel to the 2013 box office success which had a domestic gross of $117,723,989.
The Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance presents “Oklahoma!,” a groundbreaking musical for all ages, at the Bonstelle Theatre from April 15-24 with student tickets at $10 a ticket.
College students from Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky had the opportunity to showcase their narrative films on April 1 for Detroit’s 2016 Moving Media Student Film Festival at the Detroit Institute of Arts’ Marvin and Betty Danto Lecture Hall, presented by Freep Film Festival.
The Italian Film Festival USA is celebrating its ninth year in Detroit. This is the organization’s twelfth annual month-long festival, which premieres Italian directed and award-winning or award-nominated Italian films.
The Hilberry Theatre hosted the opening night of Clybourne Park on Feb. 26, which will be running through April 2. This final rendition of the Detroit Raisin Cycle is a response to Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the Sun,” which portrays prejudices during the 1950s that remain in present time.
In honor of Black History Month, the Detroit Institute of Arts will be holding events throughout the month of February to educate our communities on black history. Catch the last two weeks of the DIA’s programs, which will be hosted events each weekend until Feb. 28. The DIA will offer music…
This Black History Month, Dance Theatre of Harlem Company came to the Detroit Opera House during Valentine’s Day weekend to show its audience four eclectic and emotionally moving ballets, performed by a predominately black cast.
Detroit Free Press and MovingMedia are presenting the third annual Freep Film Festival March 31-April 3 in Detroit with a new student documentary competition. College students from five states can enter their narratives or documentaries for a chance to win awards and prizes on the FilmFreewa…
The Detroit Film Theatre’s opening weekend of its most popular annual event, the showing of the 2015 Academy Award-nominated short films, began this past Saturday.
“A Raisin in the Sun” kicks off the Wayne State’s Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance “The Raisin Cycle” in honor of Black History Month from Feb. 12-Feb. 21 at the Bonstelle Theatre.
Whether with family or friends, the holidays are a great time for a movie date. Holiday-themed or not, there is no doubt that theaters everywhere will be overcrowded with moviegoers and enthusiasts this year for the anticipated newly releases.
The Theatre and Dance at Wayne hosted the December Dance Concert at the Detroit Music Hall Center of Performing Arts on Dec. 11 and 12.
The Bonstelle Theatre is hosting "James and the Giant Peach" from Nov. 13-20. This play is based on its novel, which is about a young orphan named James who comes across a bag of magic that alters four bugs and a peach. The peach grows to an amazing size and the bugs start interacting with J…
Relaying events that occurred during the First Intifada, or Palestinian uprising against the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza, is presented in a comprehensible, powerful message for today’s youth in “The Wanted 18.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” is a glamorous tale of romanticized debauchery, idealism and the American dream. The Hilberry Theatre takes the words of the book to life beginning Friday, Oct. 30 at 8 p.m.