Tibbits Summer Theatre presents “When Radio Was King”

THE SHOW WILL GO ON–but we have to adapt again. All performances of When Radio Was King will now be held at The Ponds in Coldwater, just minutes from Tibbits Opera House. We had expected the governor’s order restricting theatres from opening to have been lifted. Our apologies for the inconvenience.

Your ticket will be automatically transferred to the new location.  The Ponds offers a secluded, sheltered outdoor setting with both space for social distancing and privacy to enjoy an intimate performance. Don’t forget your mask!

There is plenty of parking available and golf carts will be available to help transport patrons to the pavilion where the performance will take place.

The Thursday performance will now be a 2pm matinee. The Friday performance remains at 7pm, and the Saturday show will now be moved to Wednesday at 7pm. The Thursday 7pm tickets will be automatically transferred to the Thursday 2pm matinee and Saturday 7pm tickets will automatically transfer to the Wednesday 7pm performance.  If you would prefer to change your tickets to another performance time, please let the box office know.

If you have any questions, please contact the box office at 517.278.6029. Our box office hours are Monday-Friday 9-5pm.

Return with us to the glorious days of yesteryear when Radio Was King.  Enjoy the thrilling crime-stopping adventures of the Shadow, sing along with the Andrews Sisters, chuckle with Fibber McGee and Molly and laugh out loud with “Who’s On First?”  It’s all here in this fully-staged reader’s theater production—snippets of the news, singing commercials, moments of soap opera–all accompanied with live sound effects.


We are practicing social distancing, including adding Plexiglas at points of sale and taking additional cleaning steps to ensure the safety of our patrons and staff.

We encourage those who are able to wear a mask.


Thank You to Our Generous Season Sponsors: Coldwater Board of Public Utilities

Dr. Jon & Seibra Herbener

Coldwater Orthodontics

Stan & Judy Bushouse 

Great Lakes Chiropractic
Vested Risk Strategies
Honor Credit Union
Coldwater Exchange Club
Matthew C. Christopher, DDS, PC