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Debbie Jersey, Tibbits Will Miss You

Tibbits family suffered another loss this week with the passing of one of our longtime friends and volunteers. Debbie Jersey was active in so many areas for nearly three decades. Her particular love was Summer Theatre, serving on the planning committee for many years. She designed the Summer Theatre programs up until a few years ago. She ushered regularly, distributed brochures, and helped in

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Mary Smith Geeked Tibbits

How can words sufficiently express how much Mary Smith meant to Tibbits Opera House, the staff, the board, the volunteers, and all who dedicated time, talent and donations for the historic theatre? She shared Tibbits with everyone she met. She gave encouragement and support to those of us working to keep the theatre strong. She gave us her time and her heart. How she

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“Love, Loss and What I Wore” Features Five

    Debbie Culver: Actor Tibbits 2017: Cemetery Club, Footloose, Love Loss and What I Wore (5th Season). At  Tibbits: Gypsy, The Full Monty, Dixie Swim Club, Alone Together Again, Always A Bridesmaid.  Favorite Roles: Jeanette in The Full Monty, Witch in Into The Woods, Big Edie/Little Edie in Grey Gardens at Great Escape.  “It’s always a pleasure and an honor to join the

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Encore MI Review: Tibbits Dresses Its Women in a Memory Play

September 25, 2017 Bridgette Redman COLDWATER,Mich.–Memories are funny things. They get attached to totally unrelated things sometimes, whether it be where we are, what we were smelling, who we were with or what we were wearing. It is that last memory prompt that Nora Ephron and Deliah Ephron—under the inspiration of Ilene Beckerman’s book—latched on to when they interviewed people to pull together the

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WBCK Interview: Love, Loss & What I Wore

Richard Piet of WBCK interviewed Charles Burr, Gloria Logan, and Ericka Mac this morning. You can listen to their live interview below! (Interesting bit of information: Gloria taught high school drama and had both Charles and Ericka as students…Gloria taught Charles 40 years ago, Ericka 25 years ago, and since then, the auditorium has been named in her honor (Gloria Logan Auditorium Of Performing

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Friend and Supporter, Hal Creal

F. Harold ‘Hal’ Creal (May 18, 1931 – Sept. 3, 2017) Our community lost a staunch visionary and philanthropist; Tibbits Opera House lost an important friend and supporter. Many can speak more knowledgeably of Hal Creal’s business enterprises and service on community boards. Many can also tell of his support of causes and projects from the Naomi Davis Home and the AYSO Soccer Complex

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Encore MI Review: Tibbits hits an ace with ‘Fox on the Fairway’

Tibbits hits an ace with ‘Fox on the Fairway’ ReviewAugust 11, 2017 David Kiley COLDWATER, Mich.–It may seem like a bit of a challenge to bring the game of golf onto a stage, but Ken Ludwig and Tibbits Summer Theatre are up to the task. In Ludwig’s 2010 comedy, The Fox on the Fairway, two country clubs go head to head in their annual

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“The Fox on the Fairway” Cast Keeps Audiences Laughing

Kerr & Schulte Return to Tibbits for “Fox on the Fairway”     The names Paul Kerr and Donna Schulte are old favorites here at the Tibbits, and we are thrilled to have them back this summer!  Our final summer show blog will feature them as they tackle the comedy “The Fox on the Fairway.” MEET KERR & SCHULTE   Tibbits 2017: Fox on

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