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Call us at 517.278.6029 or visit our office at 93 W. Chicago Mon-Fri 9-5

Box office at the theatre is open 60 minutes prior to performances


Tibbits Summer Theatre

Tibbits has developed an outstanding reputation for its professional summer theatre seasons, first started in 1964. USA Today called it one of “10 great places to see the lights way off Broadway.” For families, Tibbits offers Popcorn Theatre, classic stories presented by the professional resident company or magic shows, touring artists or a classic cartoon cavalcade on Friday and Saturday mornings. Learn more about Tibbits Summer Theatre HERE.

Tibbits Entertainment Series

From professional touring tribute bands to blues to folk to classical, theatre, comedians, and celebrities, Tibbits offers great entertainment year-round with something for every taste. Events such as an annual auction and a golf outing provide funds to supplement the daily maintenance and operations.

Tibbits Classic Film Series

From the first moving picture machines, through the Golden Age of Hollywood, Tibbits Opera House was there with the flickering images of moving pictures. Join us as we celebrate the era with film double features and the Academy Award Nominated Shorts.

Tibbits Young Audiences

With a full cast of about 50 students in grades 4-8, Tibbits Young Audiences (TYA) produces two shows yearly, a straight show in the fall and a music in the spring, with the Tibbits youth group Tibbits Theatre and Beyond (T-TAB) serving as backstage help and stage management for the productions.

Tibbits School Programming

From children’s theatre to cultural performances, dance to jazz, Shakespeare to masters classes for choir or art classes, this collaborative effort with area schools provides students with an enjoyable introduction to the world of performing and visual arts.

Community Events

In addition to the programs sponsored by Tibbits, the theatre is used frequently by community groups presenting shows, concerts, recitals, and a variety of other programs. Through these organizations, the community has numerous opportunities to participate in the performing arts.

Tibbits prides itself on offering a diverse selection of arts entertainment for our community. Tickets for Tibbits events are available online until 2 hours prior to the performance with the exception of Popcorn Theatre tickets which are available online up until showtime. Tibbits tickets include a $4 facility fee. Renter tickets have fees that vary. Tickets can also be purchased at the Tibbits admin office (93 W Chicago St) in advance or at the box office prior to events. For most Tibbits events, the lobby, box office, Ghost Light Bar, gift shop, art gallery, and historical display open and seating begins 30 minutes prior to showtime. Renter events may vary.

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