New Actor’s Dressing Room Brings Big Cast for Groundbreaking

Donors Gather at Meadow Brook Theatre for Groundbreaking Ceremony Meadow Brook Theatre (MBT) staff and key supporters gathered last week, on the campus of Oakland University, to break ground on a new actor's dressing room. The group included the theatre's Managing Director, Cheryl Marshall; Artistic Director, Travis Walter; Board President, Thom Foxlee; and members of the Meadow Brook Theatre Guild. Leading the groundbreaking was theatre-supporter Peggy Philippi, along with her father, … [Read more...]

Meadow Brook Theatre ends season with romantic ‘Burt & Me’

Michigan premiere musical comedy runs from May 30 through June 24, 2018 In the musical Burt & Me, Joe and Lacey were high school sweethearts, but when they attended different colleges, they drifted apart. Years later, they meet again, and Joe decides to win Lacey back. All it will take is a clever plan, a little bit of luck and the songs of Burt Bacharach. Burt & Me, with book by Larry McKenna, lyrics by Hal David and music by Burt Bacharach, runs Wednesday, May 30 through Sunday, … [Read more...]

Classic Car Nights Rev Up at Meadow Brook Theatre

Meadow Brook Theatre's 9th Annual Classic Cars Nights Return Classic Car Nights are back with four nights and two great shows to choose from. Theatre goers who bring classic cars to Meadow Brook Theatre (MBT) on a Classic Car Night receive a special discount rate and one free ticket per classic car. Show off your ‘wheels’, socialize with fellow car enthusiasts and enjoy great live theatre. Participants are invited to bring refreshments and have a picnic in the parking lot before the … [Read more...]

Treat the Kids to a Show with ‘Chicken Little: The Sky is Falling’ at Meadow Brook Theatre

Chicken Little: The Sky is Falling features the classic story of Henny Penny and Chicken Little with a fun modern twist. When Chicken Little gets bonked on the head by an unknown object, confusion reigns in the barnyard until a little critical thinking helps the animals figure out the problem. A Bright Star Touring production, Chicken Little: The Sky is Falling comes to Meadow Brook Theatre on Saturday, June 2, at 1 p.m. Tickets are $12, $9 for groups of eight or more. For information or to … [Read more...]

Children’s Concert Series Back by Popular Demand Guy Louis: World of Music at Meadow Brook Theatre

Guys Louis: World Music is a cultural musical celebration featuring Native America (Drum, Shakers, Flute, Whistle), Renaissance Europe (Lute), Africa (Percussion galore), India (Sitar, Tamboura and Tabla), and Modern America (PRS Hollow Body Electric Guitar). Students explore cultures from around the globe, see exotic instruments, and get a chance for hands on participation in the singing rockin' musical free-for-all. Stick around after the concert for a special introduction to family … [Read more...]

Swing into Spring with The All Night Strut! at Meadow Brook Theatre

The All Night Strut! takes audiences down memory lane with songs from the Great Depression through the post-World War II boom years. With familiar tunes like “As Time Goes By,” “Ain’t Misbehavin’” and “Chattanooga Choo Choo” everyone will be tapping their toes as they explore this musical time capsule. The All Night Strut! was conceived and originally directed and choreographed by Fran Charnas. It runs April 25 through May 20 at Meadow Brook Theater (MBT) on the campus of Oakland University … [Read more...]

The Cat in the Hat Comes to Meadow Brook Theatre April 28

Children's Series Continues with 'The Cat in the Hat' Everyone's favorite cat comes to life in this theatrical adaptation of the Dr. Seuss classic. From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks and the craziest of ideas, he is certainly fun to play with. And he turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure. But what will … [Read more...]

World War I Era drama ‘The Snow Geese’ at Meadow Brook Theatre

Michigan premiere runs from March 21 through April 15, 2018 Set in 1917, The Snow Geese follows the Gaesling family to their annual shooting party to kick off the hunting season in upstate New York. As war looms and family secrets are revealed, they try to cling to normalcy. Mother Elizabeth is determined to keep things normal for her family, but her husband has passed away as World War I rages in the distance. Oldest son, Duncan, is coming to terms with his upcoming deployment overseas. … [Read more...]

Meadow Brook Theatre Announces 53rd Season

Meadow Brook Theatre’s 2018 - 2019 season promises to please with a Michigan Premiere, a hilarious comedy, and a nostalgic musical sure to take you on a trip back in time! “This is going to be an amazing season,” said Cheryl Marshall, Managing Director. “We’re so excited to kick off our 53rd Anniversary with a great event this summer and such a wonderful line-up of shows!" The summer event Marshall is referring to is the 4th annual Concert & Cuisine Benefit. The benefit event, will take … [Read more...]

Meadow Brook Theatre Guild presents the 37th Annual Luncheon on the Aisle 2018

A Delightfully Fun and Unique Theatrical Experience The Meadow Brook Theatre (MBT) Guild is proud to present its longest running, and most beloved fundraising event, Luncheon on the Aisle (LOA) 2018. The event will be held on Thursday, April 26, beginning at 10:30 a.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, … [Read more...]