COLDWATER – For the past 30 years, Charles Burr has been the Artistic Director of Tibbits’ professional summer stock theatre program, but this year when the curtain falls, he will pass the clipboard to a new artistic director.Read more
Charles Burr Retires as the Face of Tibbits Summer Theatre After 30 Years
Theatre Alive at Tibbits; Summer Theatre on Its Way
COLDWATER – Like many...
Tibbits Begins Electric Upgrade
COLDWATER – Tibbits Opera House this month began a much-needed upgrade to its electric service thanks in part to a grant from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and support from donors to the theatre’s ongoing restoration effort.
Tibbits Opera House was built in 1882 and was originally lit by gas...
Andrew French Joins Tibbits Staff
Tibbits Historic Structures Report to be Unveiled before Annual Meeting
COLDWATER – A new perspective on Tibbits Opera House’s historic structure will highlight the theatre’s annual meeting January 21 at 5:30pm as architect Tom Roberts presents a summary of the most recent research his firm completed on the building.Read more
Historic Theatres Gather for Regional Meeting
COLDWATER – Historic theatres from Michigan, Indiana and Ohio gathered in Coldwater, Michigan to network and discuss topics relevant to the industry.
The informal gathering also epitomized the idea that the show must go on and clearly showed how easily theatre people adapt. A major storm that blew through Coldwater at 5 am...
Tibbits to Host Regional Theatre Meeting
COLDWATER – Tibbits Opera House happily hosts a meeting of the historic venues in the Michigan, Indiana and Ohio region Thursday, May 23 to network and discuss topics relevant to the industry.
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...
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...