Tibbits Receives AIA Michigan Honor

The restoration of the Tibbits Opera House façade received additional recognition Friday, June 10 from the American Institute of Architects Michigan (AIAMI). The AIAMI, headquartered in Midtown Detroit, established its awards program to raise public awareness to the value and importance of architectural excellence and to recognize those whose notable achievements encourage all to make excellence in architecture the standard. This year’s Honor Awards

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Boosters Celebrate 10 Years

In 2006 Tibbits Board of Directors and staff sought a way to recognize its many volunteers and better elevate them to the importance they play in everything that happens at the theatre. They created the Tibbits Boosters organization which celebrates 10 years this summer. In August of 2006, the very first membership luncheon meeting was held at the former Martell’s Tavern, known now as

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Emperor’s New Clothes Opens Popcorn Theatre

COLDWATER –   An emperor in his underwear, a basket of gold, and a sly tailor weave together a morning of fun in the upcoming Tibbits Popcorn Theatre show, “The Emperor’s New Clothes” opening Friday, June 24, 2016. Peter, the mischievous tailor, comes up with his sure-fire, get-rich-quick scheme. Peter wants to embarrass a vain emperor and make off with a basket of gold.  He

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10 Day Film Contest Captures Coldwater Area

Coldwater’s first 10-Day Film Contest offers a special opportunity for youth this June. Students age 11-19 will compete for prizes and fame in the program sponsored by Tibbits Theatre and Beyond (T-Tab). The contest begins with a kick-off event at 5pm, June 16 (alternatively, teams can also register 9-11am, June 17) in the Art Gallery in the lower level of Tibbits where prospective teams

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Golf Outing Scheduled

Taking the best of last year’s event and incorporating an option for those who are not night owls, allowed Tibbits golf committee to once again offer a unique golf event to support Tibbits Opera House. The evening on the course will begin at 6 pm and include an appetizer tent, a cash bar, games, raffles, and friends! The title sponsor this year is Chemical

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Shakespeare Comes to Tibbits

High school students from the surrounding region will see the tale of two star-crossed lovers, “Romeo and Juliet” brought to life by the Michigan Shakespeare Festival Tour on May 24 at Tibbits Opera House. Tibbits presents the professional touring troupe as it recreates the beloved Shakespearean tragedy. This high-energy adaption is part of the troupe’s educational outreach to high schools in southern Michigan, northern

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Harriet Tubman Performance Coming to Tibbits

Children in Branch County will have an opportunity to see first-hand why Harriet Tubman deserves to be the new face of the twenty-dollar bill when acclaimed storyteller, Rosie Chapman performs a first-person interpretation of the famous heroine at Tibbits on May 17. Through audience participation, Chapman combines education and entertainment to help share the story of Harriet Tubman who was born into slavery in

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Delilah DeWylde & the Lost Boys

Delilah DeWylde and the Lost Boys bring high-octane, rockabilly fun to Tibbits Opera House on Friday, May 6, 2016. Tibbits organizers considered the show a perfect way to kick off a weekend in Coldwater that includes the 29th Annual Car Show-Swap Meet. Combining the best of American roots music—honky-tonk country, searing gutbucket blues and lonesome hillbilly twang— Delilah DeWylde and the Lost Boys mix

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