Who-Dun-It ‘Shear Madness’ Invites Meadow Brook Theatre Audiences to Help Solve the Crime

Murder Mystery Runs Wednesday, October 4 through Sunday, October 29 There’s been a murder at Rochester’s newest salon and the police need your help. Get ready to comb through the clues and question the suspects like a bona fide "Shearlock" Holmes. With up-to-the-minute references and clues Shear Madness gives audiences a chance to figure out “whodunit” and deliver a different show every night. Written by Paul Pörtner, Shear Madness runs Wednesday, October 4 through Sunday, October 29 at … [Read more...]

Nutty Performers Present Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” at Meadow Brook Theatre

Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” the stage musical adaptation of the full-length animated classic movie will come alive on the Meadow Brook Theatre stage on August 3, 4, and 5. Peanut Gallery Players, a 501(c)(3) non-profit children’s theatre training program, invites the public to “Be Our Guest” and watch what over 76 actors, singers, and dancers ages 6-18 from Oakland and Macomb Counties have been rehearsing for since June. The 76 member cast features Sara Ross Avery (Rochester) as … [Read more...]

“Why Do Fools Fall in Love?” Rocks Meadow Brook Theatre Back to the ‘60s to Close 51st Season

Michigan Premiere Runs May 24 through June 15, 2017 Millie is getting married, and her friends have thrown her an impromptu bachelorette party. It’s the ‘60s, and while talk of love and marriage carries on, the girls get carried away with the music of the day. Join Millie, Sally, Florence and Dee Dee while they rock out to hits from the ‘60s, including “Baby I’m Yours,” “You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me,” “I Will Follow Him,” and, of course, “Why Do Fools Fall in Love?” Why Do Fools Fall In … [Read more...]

I Love the Piano Brings Classic American Music to Meadow Brook Theatre

Irving Berlin's "I Love a Piano" brings Classic American Music to the Meadow Brook Theatre stage Running April 19 - May 14, 2017 Meadow Brook Theatre is filled with the beloved music of Irving Berlin in its spring performance of “I Love a Piano.” As one of the premiere composers of American Music, Berlin’s classics include, “Blue Skies,” “There’s No Business Like Show Business,” “Always,” and “White Christmas,” all featured in "I Love a Piano." This magnificent musical tells the story of a … [Read more...]

Meadow Brook Theatre Guild Presents the 36th Annual Luncheon on the Aisle 2017

The Meadow Brook Theatre (MBT) Guild is proud to present its longest running, and most beloved fundraising event, Luncheon on the Aisle (LOA) 2017. The event will be held on Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Meadow Brook Theatre located at 207 Wilson Hall located on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. When guests arrive, they will be greeted by MBT Guild members and receive their event programs, highlighting the day’s fun-filled events. Guests will be … [Read more...]

“The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin” brings family and drama to the Meadow Brook Theatre stage

Tom Durnin shows up on his son's doorstep hoping to reconnect after not speaking for five years. But it's complicated, Tom is a white-collar criminal, fresh off a sentence for investment fraud.  And coming home means facing the biggest victims of his deceit: his family. While Tom tries to win back the respect he believes he deserves, his family is forced to face the pain caused by his crime. Will they be able to put the past behind them and find a way to fit together? “The Unavoidable … [Read more...]

Meadow Brook Theatre Presents Children’s Series Sponsored by Genisys Credit Union

The beloved children's book series Junie B. Jones comes to life on the Meadow Brook Theatre stage with Junie B. Jones Essential Survival Guide to School, February 11, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. From bus rules to band-aids, carpools to cookies, Junie B. and friends deliver the definitive word on surviving and thriving in style. With a jillion tips, tricks and trip-ups, Junie B. shares her hard-won expertise and shows us all how school is sometimes scary, sometimes super-fun, and … [Read more...]

Join the Meadow Brook Theatre Guild as They Present the 36th Annual Luncheon on the Aisle 2017

The Meadow Brook Theatre (MBT) Guild is proud to present its longest running, and most beloved fundraising event, Luncheon on the Aisle (LOA) 2017. The event will be held on Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Meadow Brook Theatre located at 207 Wilson Hall located on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. When guests arrive, they will be greeted by MBT Guild members and receive their event programs, highlighting the day’s fun-filled events. Guests … [Read more...]

Meadow Brook Theatre celebrates 35 years of “A Christmas Carol”

Running Nov. 11 through Dec. 23 2016, on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester, Mich. One of southeast Michigan’s favorite holiday traditions returns for the 35th year when Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim and a handful of ghosts raise your spirits in “A Christmas Carol” at Meadow Brook Theatre this November and December. “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens, original adaptation and staging by Charles Nolte, runs at Meadow Brook Theatre on the campus of Oakland University in … [Read more...]

Baskerville, A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, at Meadow Brook Theatre

In “Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery,” a supernatural hound appears to be out to kill the only heir left in the Baskerville line. Sherlock Holmes is determined to keep him alive and unharmed. In this comedic reimagining of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s “The Hound of the Baskerville,” there are bound to be plenty of laughs right along with the twists and turns…and even a few chills. “Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery” by Ken Ludwig, makes its Michigan premiere at Meadow Brook Theatre on … [Read more...]