Artists Wanted for “A is for Animal” Art Gallery Show

COLDWATER – Arts Alive is asking local artists to join their next gallery show, “A is for Animal,” which will be installed in Tibbits Opera Houses’ art gallery in September and will be on display until late October. Artists of any age are free to submit up to three pieces at $5 per submission. Paintings, photographs or drawings should be fitted with a hanging

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Encore MI Review: Tibbits’ ‘Gentleman’s Guide’ Delicious and Delightful

Tibbits’ ‘Gentleman’s Guide’ delicious and delightful Review July 21, 2018 David Kiley COLDWATER, Mich.–Perhaps it’s because we seem to living in an era of audacity, a time when people are just saying what they want to say and doing what they want to do no matter how inappropriate or socially deplorable that a musical comedy about a man killing off family members standing between

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Charlotte’s Web Crushes Its Own Attendance Record

UNDER the direction of Peter Riopelle, Charlotte’s Web sold out for the opening performance and beat its own record as the top-selling Popcorn Theatre show in the past ten years. (Indeed, Charlotte’s Web is such a popular production that it actually holds the #1 AND #2 positions in the past 10 years).   Meet the Cast Nicolas Fernandez: WILBUR Tibbits 2018: Mixed Emotions, Jesus

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2014 Best Musical Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder Plays July 19-21, 25-28

COLDWATER- The 2014 Tony Award Best Musical A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder comes to the Tibbits stage in madcap fashion Thursday, July 19 through Saturday July 28 in Coldwater, MI. A distant heir to a family fortune sets out to speed up the line of succession by using a great deal of charm and a dash of murder. The 2014 Best Musical

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THE CIRCUS COMES TO TOWN WITH CIRQUE AMONGUS!

  COLDWATER – A surprising combination of comedy, circus skills and audience participation will delight young and old when Cirque Amongus comes to Tibbits as part of Popcorn Theatre July 20 & 21 at 10am. This circus-style performance incorporates fundamental circus arts: juggling, movement, and balance creating an exciting and unforgettable experience. This high-energy show appeals to kids and adults alike, and patrons will

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Jesus Christ Superstar Sets Record as #5

The highly-anticipated Jesus Christ Superstar took the stage June 28-30, July 1, and July 5-7.  It is now ranked as the 5th highest attended TST mainstage show of the past 10 years.   Did you miss it? Here’s what some of our audience members said about the show: “[Jesus Christ Superstar] was so amazing…best performance I [have] ever seen…” said Shirley Risner O’connor. Dennis

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Behind the Scenes: A (Fri)day in the Life of a TST Company Member

Tibbits’ summer actors and techies are hired from all over the country and assembled into one large company. Some people are only here for one or two shows, but most of the technicians and quite a few actors are hired for the entire season. What does that season look like from the perspective of a performer? If you’ve ever been in a community theatre

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A CLASSIC TALE OF FRIENDSHIP COMES TO LIFE ON THE TIBBITS STAGE!

COLDWATER – Tibbits’ Popcorn Theatre continues with the timeless tale of Charlotte’s Web showing  July 6-7 & 13-14 at 10am. Wilbur the pig lived happily on a farm in the country until one day it is revealed that his life may be in danger. Fearing the worst, Wilbur’s friend Charlotte the spider attempts to save him by making everyone think Wilbur can weave words

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Tibbits Presents Cabarets at Local Restaurants

COLDWATER – Tibbits Summer Theatre will team with three area restaurants to present special dinner theatre productions in July offering a full meal and a cabaret-style performance that features members of its professional summer company. The cabaret performances will be presented Monday, July 9 at Olivia’s Chop House in Jonesville, Tuesday July 10 at Schuler’s in Marshall, and Wednesday, July 11 at 6 Autumns

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Meet the Cast & Crew of “The Last of the Dragons”

The Last of the Dragons runs June 22-23 and June 29-30 at 10am.  Purchase tickets HERE. Keep up with us on social media. Going to a Tibbits Summer Theatre Popcorn show? Make sure you take a photo and use our hashtags! #Tibbits2018 #TSTtakeover #PopcornTheatre   MEET THE CAST HOPE PAULY (princess) Tibbits 2018: Jesus Christ Superstar, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, The

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