Category Archives: Tibbits Opera Foundation and Arts Council

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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Tibbits Receives Funding from Jeffris Family Foundation

COLDWATER – Tibbits Opera Foundation and Arts Council, through a grant from the Jeffris Family Foundation, has commissioned Tom Roberts Architect LLC to complete a Historic Structures Report (HSR) on the Tibbits Opera House, built in 1882.

While Tibbits completed exterior restoration including the beautiful French Second Empire façade in 2013, the interior still...

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Tibbits Opera House recognized on National Register of Historic Places!

COLDWATER – One of Branch County’s architectural gems received additional recognition as the National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior, has listed the Tibbits Opera House in the National Register of Historic Places.

With the completion in 2013 of the restoration of the original 1882 French Second Empire façade, Tibbits began...

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