Tibbits Talk: Tyler Whiteman-Tibbits Summer Theatre

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Tyler Whiteman, who plays Sky Masterson in the Tibbits Summer Theatre production of “Guys and Dolls”, was in the WTVB studio with Ken Delaney for Tibbits Talk.


A sure bet at Tibbits | Encore Michigan

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A sure bet at Tibbits | Encore Michigan

By Judith Cookis Rubens

Posted on encoremichigan.com: July 25, 2014 at 3:56 p.m.

Guys and Dolls“Classic” musicals generally endure the test of time, and, in the case of “Guys and Dolls,” they’ve got the songs, substance and style to back up the label.

Tibbits Summer Theatre’s current revival of the 1950 “Guys and Dolls” proves right on the money, still. Showcasing bright, young talent and high production values, this show about 1940s New York City sinners manages to feel wistfully nostalgic and of-today at the same time. It’s a fine balance, and one that wouldn’t work without the major song and dance talent of this year’s company and their contagious energy.

Right from the opening “Fugue for Tinhorns,” we’re escorted into this frenetic world of wise-guy gamblers, show girls and missionaries, and the “oldest established permanent floating crap game in New York,” run by perennial fiance, Nathan Detroit.

Read full article on Encore Michigan


Theater review: ‘Guys and Dolls’ is a sure bet | Battle Creek Enquirer

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Theater review: ‘Guys and Dolls’ is a sure bet

Written by Nicole L.V. Mullis

“The Tibbits Summer Theatre’s production of “Guys and Dolls” is flush with that indescribable chemistry. It flows between its leading men and women, the dancers and the music, the musicians and the singers, the voices and the language, even the costumes and the set. There isn’t a soft spot or a dull moment in the show.”

Read the full article at battlecreekenquirer.com .

Guys and Dolls promo photo


A review of “A Chorus Line” | The Daily Reporter

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A review of “A Chorus Line”
By Carl D.Rifenburgh for The Daily Reporter

This award-winning musical, “A Chorus Line,” gives its audience about everything possible in a Broadway production.

During the 2 ½ -hour show, the seat time passes quickly as a cast of 25 performers sing and dance their hearts out to entertain their audience.


Tibbits Talk: Nicholas Alexander Rodriguez-Tibbits Summer Theatre

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Nicholas Alexander Rodriguez from the cast of Tibbits Summer Theatre’s “A Chorus Line” was in the WTVB studio for Tibbits Talk.


Dreams on the line in Tibbits musical | Encore Michigan

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By Bridgette M. Redman

Posted on encoremichigan.com: July 11, 2014 at 5:40 p.m.

A Chorus Line rehersal

Nate Klingenberg as Zach, Christina Laschuk as Cassie, Nicholas Alexander Rodriguez as Paul, Devon Frieder as Val

“A Chorus Line” may not be as gritty and shocking as it was when it first came out in 1975, but it is still an extravaganza of dance and a moving look at those who are trying to make their living as dancers on Broadway.

Seventeen dancers have made the final cut of an audition for the chorus line of an upcoming musical. Only eight are needed for the show. As they audition and are interviewed, they reveal pieces of their soul and why dancing is so important to their lives.

The Tibbits Opera House is an ideal venue for performing this Marvin Hamlisch musical, with the venue’s outstanding acoustics and traditional pit orchestra arrangement of the musicians in front and below the stage. …

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Tibbits Talk: Christina Laschuk-Tibbits Summer Theatre

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Christina Laschuk from the Tibbits Summer Theatre cast of “A Chorus Line” was in the WTVB studio for Tibbits Talk with Ken Delaney.


Tibbits Talk: Andrew Cuccaro-Tibbits Summer Theatre Cast

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Andrew Cuccaro from the Tibbits Summer Theatre cast was in the WTVB studio Tuesday for our weekly Tibbits Talk.