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Theatre NOVA: The Local Stage Amidst a Global Drama

Covid-19 has brought the world to a standstill, but creativity still flows through our town, even as we continue to stay at home. When Carla Milarch and Daniel Walker established Theatre NOVA in 2015, their goal was to create original works that pushed the boundaries of community theatre while making the theater experience affordable for

Take Flight at A2 Aviary; Feathers Optional

Ann Arbor’s Aerial and Circus Arts Gym For those who have dreamed of running away with the circus— before you pack your bags, visit the Ann Arbor Aviary to perfect your aerial skills. Aspiring trapeze artists needn’t have any prior dance or gymnastics experience to enroll in the continuously-running introductory course. On a Friday evening,

Kickshaw Theatre presents Duncan Macmillan’s Lungs

Propelling their new season into uncharted waters For many couples, the mere prospect of parenthood is daunting enough without the weight of the world bearing down on our backs. Yet as we take our first tentative steps into 2020, Australia is in flames, the U.K. is split down the middle by Brexit, and the sound

Wild Swan Theater Presents Play on Margaret Hamilton

As a computer scientist working for NASA who directed the team that created the navigation software for the Apollo program, Margaret Hamilton was one of the key figures to enable mankind to set foot on the moon. A new original play, Coding to the Moon: Margaret Hamilton and the Apollo Missions, will bring Hamilton’s story

The Fantasticks

Ann Arbor Civic Theatre’s musical love letter Enchantment accompanies the Ann Arbor Civic Theatre’s production of the world’s longest-running musical to the Arthur Miller Theatre on January 9-12. Performed in dozens of countries and languages since its Off-Broadway debut in 1960, Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt’s low-budget, high-concept musical, The Fantasticks, tells the tale of friendly

Stunning show looks at digital Believers

What turns young men, viewing pages on the internet, into radical soldiers ready to terrorize people they’ve never met? That question is at the heart of the fascinating docu-play The Believers Are But Brothers, which begins a four-day run at the Arthur Miller Theater on January 22. A multimedia tour-de-force, down to messages sent to