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“Pardon me, are you Charles Burr, sir?”

  The Tibbits’ blog has just been hijacked!  Lisa Lawrence here (music director Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder), and I will be occasionally popping in to write about those that keep the Tibbits running smoothly.  This particular entry is about Charles Burr, who has been the artistic director for 28 years, and has worked 36 years (since 1982) as an actor and/or director! 

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Celebrate Halloween Early with “Shiver & Shake”

Though the Popcorn Theatre production begins with screaming (as ushers will warn you), Shiver & Shake is perfect to introduce your little theatre-goers to the magic of live theatre! All of these ghosts are friendly and will even happily pose for photos after the show! Hurry! You only have one performance left. Buy tickets for Shiver & Shake HERE Meet the Cast Naomi Blansit: 

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“Gentleman’s Guide” Getting Rave Reviews!

“A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” has been getting rave reviews from critics and patrons alike.  We’ve heard from a few people that they loved it so much that they’re coming back to see it a second time!  Hurry–it closes this weekend!   Meet the Leads Brian P. Sage: Plays 9 (YES, NINE!) different roles in this show… Tibbits 2018: A Gentleman’s Guide

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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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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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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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The History of TST

  Tibbits Summer Theatre at the historic Tibbits Opera House has been a mainstay in the region for 55 years bringing professional performances of musicals and comedies for adults, as well as an array of shows specifically geared to youth and families with its Popcorn Theatre. From the beginning of June the energy around the Tibbits Theatre is palpable with multiple shows in rehearsal,

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