Category Archives: Summer Theatre

Tibbits Summer Theatre Alum Featured in “Love Letters”

Coldwater- With a rotating cast of Tibbits Summer Theatre alumni couples, Tibbits will present four readers theatre performances of “Love Letters” July 30-Aug 1 with a special retirement reception celebrating Tibbits’ Artistic Director Charles Burr following the Saturday matinee.

Time magazine sums up “Love Letters” perfectly: “Few plays have been tinier, or more beautiful than this tender...

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Go Back in Time with Tibbits’ “When Radio was King”

Coldwater- With songs from the Andrews Sisters, vintage commercials, shows, and even the classic “Who’s on First?” routine, Tibbits Summer Theatre will present “When Radio Was King,” an original show to take audiences back to the golden age of radio.

Mimicking the radio studio experience from the 1940s, “When Radio Was King” will include...

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Tibbits “A Popped Potpourri” Perfect for Family Outing

Coldwater, MI – To celebrate its popular Popcorn Theatre, Tibbits Summer Theatre has rolled what everyone loves about those family-friendly productions into a feature performance in its revised season called “A Popped Potpourri.”

Called a big cornucopia of fun, the show is designed to delight both young and old, featuring musical favorites from popular...

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Tibbits Opens Summer Theatre with “Sing Happy”

Coldwater- Tibbits Summer Theatre will open its 2020 season with “Sing Happy” on July 9, a much-welcomed return of live entertainment for those longing to whistle a happy tune and get back to their pre-Covid lives.

In this opening show, professional actors will showcase their favorite songs from Broadway—melodies that are guaranteed to lift spirits! This...

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Peter Riopelle Named New Tibbits Artistic Director

COLDWATER – Tibbits Opera House proudly announces Peter Riopelle will join the staff to become the new Artistic Director for Tibbits Summer Theatre when Charles Burr retires at the close of the 2020 season.  Burr has held the position for 30 years.

Riopelle brings a wealth of experience to the position and...

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Orphan Auditions Scheduled for Tibbits Summer Theatre’s Production of “Annie”

COLDWATER – Children who want to experience the limelight as orphans alongside a professional company of actors for Tibbits Summer Theatre’s production of “Annie” can audition April 13 and 14. The show runs July 2 through 11.

With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone’s heart despite a next-to-nothing start...

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