COLDWATER – A variety of entertainment for all ages and tastes will be featured in the Entertainment Series at the historic Tibbits Opera House. Tibbits Entertainment Series will include the touching play Love, Loss, & What I Wore; Jeff Daniels in concert with the Ben Daniels Band; an exciting Eagles tribute band with Best of the Eagles; and hilarious stand-up comedy at the Coldwater Comedy Fest.
First to take the stage is Love, Loss, & What I Wore, a play written by Nora Ephron, best known for her screenplays Sleepless in Seattle, You’ve Got Mail, When Harry Met Sally, Juliet & Julia, and Heartburn. Based on the 1995 book of the same name by Ilene Beckerman, Ephron and her daughter Delia Ephron capture the essence of the important subjects of life – mothers, prom dresses, mothers, buying bras, mothers, hating purses, and why we only wear black – with the collection of vignettes and monologues. Love, Loss, & What I Wore runs Sept. 22-23, 29-30 at 7 pm and Sept 24 and Sept 28 at 2 pm.
On Nov. 11, Emmy-award winning actor Jeff Daniels returns to the Tibbits at 7 pm with his guitar, his son Ben’s band, and a repertoire that pulls from his more than 400 songs, a collection of funny, pointed, and poignant reflections. This will be Daniels’ fifth appearance at the Tibbits and will feature both new material and some of the favorites from the past.
Best of the Eagles, the Eagles Tribute Band, will take the stage Jan. 27 during Coldwater’s Ice Festival Weekend. This salute to these classic rock and roll legends will also feature an “On your feet” section. The Best of the Eagles features veteran musicians from central New Jersey and is one of the premiere tribute shows around - guaranteed to rock the audience!
The Coldwater Comedy Fest, slated for March 17 at 7 pm, is an annual stand-up comedy event that has become a great escape from the winter blues. It features three comics and plenty of laughs.
Ticket prices vary by performance, with Tibbits member discounts, group rates, and student rates available for some shows. All events include a cash bar. For tickets or more information, go online to Tibbits.org, to the Tibbits offices on 93 W. Chicago St. in Coldwater 9-5 Mon. through Fri., or by phone at 517.278.6029. All events are held at the historic Tibbits Opera House, 14 S. Hanchett Street, Coldwater.
SIDEBAR: Tibbits box office is moving to the administrative offices at 93. W. Chicago as of August 28, which is open Mon-Fri 9-5. On show nights, the box office will be open at the theatre one hour prior to the performance.
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Jeff Daniels will be in concert with the Ben Daniels Band Nov. 11 at the Tibbits Opera House.
Best of the Eagles, an Eagles tribute band, will entertain at the Tibbits Opera House on Jan. 27, 2018.