Press Release

“PINOCCHIO” WRAPS UP TIBBITS POPCORN THEATRE SEASON

COLDWATER – Tibbits Popcorn Theatre’s version of “Pinocchio” will take youngsters on Pinocchio’s quest to become a real boy as he tangles with tricksters and some no-good buddies in the Land of Toys on August 2, 3, 9 and 10.   “Pinocchio” starts off when carpenter Gepetto (Daren Liff) decides to make a puppet named Pinocchio (Les Gibbs) to ease his loneliness. During the

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CLASSIC CARTOON CAVALCADE RETURNS TO TIBBITS OPERA HOUSE!

COLDWATER – Unpredictable and lighthearted cartoon mayhem returns to Tibbits Popcorn Theatre with this summer’s “Classic Cartoon Cavalcade” July 26, 27 at 10am. Ever wonder if Daffy Duck would be a good substitute for Sherlock Holmes? Would having a newborn baby who can do your taxes and talk to honey bees be stressful? Does Bugs Bunny really deserve to be harassed by a house

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ARTWALK FESTIVAL, VINTAGE MARKET, & FOOD TRUCKS COMING TO DOWNTOWN COLDWATER

COLDWATER – Arts Alive brings the fun and interactive ArtWalk and Vintage Market to Coldwater’s downtown area, July 20. The juried outdoor festival will fill downtown Coldwater with art and activities from 3-7:30pm. South Monroe Street will feature a variety of fine and performing artists. The street will be lined with paintings, digital art, photography, hand-crafted furniture and musicians. Festival-goers are invited to join

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CLASSIC MUSICAL “WEST SIDE STORY” COMES TO TIBBITS

COLDWATER – With exuberant dance and memorable score, the poignant musical drama “West Side Story” comes to life July 25-27, 31 and August 1-3 on Tibbits’ stage. The world’s greatest love story takes to the streets of New York City in this landmark Broadway musical considered one of the theatre’s finest accomplishments. Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” transforms into 1950s city life as two young, idealistic lovers

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TIBBITS POPCORN THEATRE “THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS” PROMOTES TEAMWORK

COLDWATER –The story of “The Wind in the Willows” will enchant young theatre-goers with Tibbits Popcorn Theatre’s production July 12, 13, 19 and 20. “The Wind in the Willows” is a tale of a group of animal friends who live in the English countryside and go on many adventures. The story kicks off when Mole (Brooke Jackson) becomes bored and decides to visit his

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Theatrical Student Workshop Coming to Tibbits

COLDWATER – Students can explore the world of theatre and performance through a special workshop led by Tibbits Summer Theatre company member Chad Tallon and featuring tickets to two shows plus their own showcase performance at the end of the week. The theatre workshop runs July 8 through July 12 with a showcase performance on Sunday, July 14. Tallon, an experienced actor and drama

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Tibbits Summer Theatre Nominated for Two Wilde Awards

COLDWATER-Tibbits Summer Theatre has once again been nominated for Encore MI’s Wilde Awards, Michigan’s professional theatre equivalent of the Tony Awards. Each August, Encore MI recognizes the best performances and productions of the previous season. This year’s Wilde Awards ceremony is scheduled for August 26th at The Hilberry Theatre in Detroit. The 2018 Tibbits Summer Theatre performance of “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and

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“JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT” TAKES THE STAGE

COLDWATER – Tibbits Summer Theatre lights up the stage with the energetic musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” July 5-7 and 11-13. The stage explodes with music, dance and an imaginative retelling of the Biblical story of Joseph, his 11 brothers, father Jacob, and the coat of many colors.  Joseph has a gift of explaining people’s dreams. Out of jealousy his brothers sell

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Historic Theatres Gather for Regional Meeting

COLDWATER – Historic theatres from Michigan, Indiana and Ohio gathered in Coldwater, Michigan to network and discuss topics relevant to the industry. The informal gathering also epitomized the idea that the show must go on and clearly showed how easily theatre people adapt. A major storm that blew through Coldwater at 5 am the day of the meeting, felled trees and took down power

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“GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS” TAKES THE STAGE

COLDWATER – Tibbits Popcorn Theatre progresses with the classic tale of “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” June 28-29 and July 5-6. In this dance-infused version of the classical tale, the little girl lost in the woods twirls her way into an adventure. This expansion of the tale includes humorous bears, a friendly wolf, and several dances sure to delight little theatre-goers. Making up the

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