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Welcome to the media center for the Midland Center for the Arts. A vibrant hub of stories, photos and content that illustrate the exciting activities and people that bring the arts, sciences and humanities to life in the Great Lakes Bay Region.

To learn more about the Center, arrange a media interview or obtain event specific imagery, please contact Josh Holliday, Communications and Public Relations Manager at holliday@midlandcenter.org.

Recent Stories

WAITRESS, The Hilarious Hit Broadway Musical Comes to Midland Center for the Arts

The diner is open and the mega-hit Broadway musical with music by Sara Bareilles, WAITRESS, comes to the Great Lakes Bay Region for two performances at Midland Center for the Arts, February 15 – 16 as part of the Huntington Bank Broadway & Beyond Series.

Five-Time GRAMMY® Nominee, Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band, Brings Unique Blend of Blues Rock to Midland Center for the Arts

Known as a guitar hero for creating a unique sound that blends the blues and rock music genres, Kenny Wayne Shepherd is an award-winning artist with an upcoming performance at Midland Center for the Arts, April 26 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are now on sale at midlandcenter.org or by calling the Ticket Office at 989-631-8250.

A New Musical Based on the Oscar-Winning Film, An Officer and a Gentleman, Makes Stop at Midland Center for the Arts

A new musical based on the Oscar-winning film and original screenplay, An Officer and a Gentleman, is making its way around the country with two upcoming performances at Midland Center for the Arts, January 25-26 as part of the Huntington Bank Broadway & Beyond Series.

World Famous Illusionist, REZA, Comes to Midland with a Magic Show That Feels Like a Rock Concert

Recognized as one of today’s most highly sought-after entertainers in the touring illusion industry, Reza brings his innovative, engaging and spectacular performance to Midland Center for the Arts, January 21 at 7:30 p.m.

Midland Area Community Foundation Awards Grant to Midland Center for the Arts

It has been 19 months since the devastating floods in Midland County, and organizations like Midland Center for the Arts are continuing to recover from the immense damages it caused to their facilities. While the Center has continued to offer the community enriching exhibitions of science, art and history in a temporary space, they have been working to secure resources necessary to repair and upgrade its many facilities including the Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art.

New Year’s Eve Balloon Drop & Celebration Returns to Midland Center for the Arts

Let the countdown begin until we bid farewell to another year and welcome in a new one with exciting opportunities upon us. Back by popular demand, Midland Center for the Arts is hosting a New Year’s Eve celebration for the entire family! Whether you choose to join the celebration virtually from the comfort of your home or at the in-person party, families will make festive glitter slime, decorate special party hats, create colorful fireworks and much more!

Midland Center for the Arts Seeks Kids Grades 3 – 12 for Youth Theatre Production of SEUSSICAL

One of the most beloved shows in America, SEUSSICAL the Musical, will shine brightly on the Little Theater stage at Midland Center for the Arts this spring, featuring youth performers from all over Mid-Michigan.

An Unsuspecting Love is in The Air This Holiday Season with the Upcoming Production of ‘She Loves Me’ at Midland Center

Like many classic stories that we have grown to know and love, She Loves Me, the upcoming Center Stage Theatre production at Midland Center for the Arts, has a long history as a charming tale worth retelling with new and unique interpretations.

Midland Center for the Arts Welcomes New Manager of Produced Theatre and Theatre Education

Midland Center for the Arts has announced the addition of Travis Kendrick as the new Manager of Produced Theatre and Theatre Education. Kendrick comes to the Center as a professional director, choreographer and educator, having most recently served as the Director of Education for Mill Mountain Theatre and Visiting Faculty Member for both Hollins University and Virginia tech.

Holiday Art Fair Returns to Midland Center for the Arts

The holiday shopping season is arriving quickly upon us and Midland Center for the Arts is bringing the annual Holiday Art Fair back to the Center Nov. 20 - 21. Guests will be able to wander through a trail of nearly 40 local artist vendors inside the Brick Lobby and go home with handmade items and special gifts for the most wonderful time of the year.