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...]

Judy Blume’s ‘Sheila the Great’ comes to Meadow Brook Theatre

Being a 10-year-old is kind of a pain. Having an older sister is really a pain. Being afraid of everything is… well, just plain painful. Sheila Tubman, otherwise known as Sheila the Great, comes of age in ArtsPower’s lively and poignant musical, based on Judy Blume’s popular novel, “Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great,” about discovering the person within. ArtsPower brings Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great to Meadow Brook Theatre on Saturday, Mar. 3, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tickets are $15, … [Read more...]

Rosemary Clooney Musical comes to Meadow Brook Theatre

Tenderly, The Rosemary Clooney Musical runs from February 14 through March 11, 2018 Rosemary Clooney was a star of film, TV and radio for more than 50 years. In “Tenderly, The Rosemary Clooney Musical,” see the story of her ups and downs told through the songs she made famous. Tenderly, The Rosemary Clooney Musical by Janet Yates Vogt and Mark Friedman runs Wednesday, February 14 through Sunday, March 11 at Meadow Brook Theatre on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester. Audiences … [Read more...]

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...]