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More than just a theatre

Built in 1882, Tibbits Opera House is the Center for the Arts and Entertainment in Coldwater Country/Pure Michigan. Enjoy year-round entertainment from professional theatre and concerts to community events and children’s theatre. Beyond the exquisite facade is an intimate 500=seat theatre with excellent acoustics. Browse the art gallery and gift shop before the show or at intermission. Come enjoy the show.

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Purchase The Restoration DVD

Old Buildings: The Restoration and Preservation of Tibbits Opera House A documentary film by Mike Mort of Equity Studios As Tibbits Opera House’s facade went through its transformation throughout 2012, the process was expertly captured on film. The resulting documentary premiered April 27, 2013. It captures everything from the construction work on the theatre and the fabrication of decorative details to the fundraising and

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Tibbits Summer Theatre

2016 Season Tentative line-up is “Driving Miss Daisy,” “Oklahoma,” “Addams Family the Musical,” and “Boeing-Boeing.” Confirmation, dates and details coming soon. Since 1964 Tibbits Summer Theatre has filled the historic stage with the excitement of great professional theatre by its resident summer stock company. It attracts thousands of people through its doors each year and has built an outstanding reputation for quality entertainment. USA

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Welke Quietly Made Things Happen

On any great project there are people in the background who quietly do things, say the right thing to the right person, open a door, or make a suggestion, they make some gesture which can be easily missed. When we look at Tibbits Opera House and marvel at its beautiful restoration, please know there was an individual, who in a quiet, unsung way helped

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