Tibbits Summer Theatre

Welcome to Tibbits Summer Theatre!

West Side Story, TST 2019

West Side Story, TST 2019. Photo by Laura Pentecost.

Each year, artistic director Charles Burr hires a variety of professional actors, designers, and technicians from throughout the country and brings them together at Tibbits. Some cast members are only here for a show or two; others are here the entire season.

Subscribe and save 20%! Season subscriptions, which include all four main stage shows, and group rates for 10 or more tickets will be available soon. Single tickets will go on sale in the spring. Please call Tirsha Odisher at (517) 278-6029 to make group or season ticket reservations.**

Once tickets go on sale, you can buy individual Tibbits Summer Theatre tickets HERE.


  • AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’: The Joint is Jumpin’ with this sassy, sultry musical celebration of the legendary jazz great, Fats Waller.
  • ANNIE: The sun will come out tomorrow and little orphan Annie will steal your heart in this beloved musical.
  • MAN OF LA MANCHA: Tony-winning hit musical of Don Quixote seeing the world as he wishes, leading him to fight windmills and dream the impossible dream.
  • Ken Ludwig’s A COMEDY OF TENORS: One hotel suite, four tenors, two wives, three girlfriends, and a soccer stadium filled with screaming fans. What could possibly go wrong?


  • Special performances of Love Letters July 16-17
  • The Best of The Eagles Tribute Band, back by popular demand on July 18!
  • Cabaret shows at 3 local restaurants July 13-15
  • Popcorn Theatre shows for the kids every Friday & Saturday morning!
    Hansel & Gretel: June 19-20, 26-27
    Cartoon Cavalcade: July 3
    My Emperor’s New Clothes: July 10-11, 17-18
    Magic at Tibbits: July 24-25
    The Snow Queen: July 31, Aug. 1, Aug. 7-8


2019 Season

  • Ken Ludwig’s Be My Baby (June 20-22, 26-29)
  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (July 5-7, 10-13)
  • West Side Story (July 25-27, 31, Aug 1-3)
  • See How They Run (Aug 8-10, 14-17)
  • Plus a special fall performance of Next to Normal (Sept 6-8, 12-14)



2018 Season

*Mixed Emotions (June 14-16, 20-23)
*Jesus Christ Superstar (June 28-July 1, July 5-7)
*A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder (July 19-21, 25-28)
*Resident Alien (Aug 2-4, 8-11)

Jesus Christ Superstar 2018 TST

Jesus Christ Superstar, 2018 TST. Photo courtesy of Stan Clayton/Classic Portraits.


2017 Season

Footloose, 2017. Photo courtesy of Mike Gorecki/SPI Photo

2016 Season


2015 Season

  • The Odd Couple – Classic Neil Simon Comedy
  • Peter Pan– Musical for the child in all of us who dream of soaring high & never growing up
  • Pippin – The original captivating, mischievous, magical, humorous Broadway musical sensation
  • Alone Together Again – Hilarious Broadway comedy about would be empty -nesters whose parents move in.

2014 Season

  • The Look of Love – Featuring the timeless songs of Burt Bacharach
  • A Chorus Line – One singular sensation of music and dance
  • Guys and Dolls – The underworld overflows with music, comedy & classic characters
  • Alone Together – Empty-nesters meet the boomerang generation