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Midland Center for the Arts presents Outdoor Production of RENT

There is no day like today, and that message which made its debut on Broadway in 1996 continues to ring loud and true today. A sentiment that will be shared during the upcoming production of RENT on the Outdoor Stage at Midland Center for the Arts, August 4 – 13.

Broadway Creative Team and Top High School Students Present HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL at Midland Center for the Arts

It’s time to get’cha head in the game and bring out your inner Wildcat for the upcoming production of HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL on the Center’s Outdoor Stage, June 23 – 25. After weeks of intense rehearsals and training by professional teaching artists, and under the direction of Broadway veteran L’ogan J’ones, 20 rising stars in the Great Lakes Region will take the stage performing Disney Channel nostalgic numbers like “Stick to the Status Quo” and “Bop to the Top.”

Midland Center for the Arts Celebrates 50th Anniversary, Just as It Began

It was May 1, 1971 and the Midland Symphony Orchestra and Choirs of the Center were joined together for the dedication concert of Midland Center for the Arts featuring “Prelude to Die Meistersinger” by Richard Wagner, “Adagio for Strings” by Samuel Barber, and “The Promise of Living” by Aaron Copland. And 50 years later, to commemorate this dedication performance, Midland Center for the Arts will reflect on its history just as it began.

Midland Center for the Arts Announces 2022-23 Season!

Embark on a journey to discover a world of possibilities right here in the Great Lakes Bay Region. From dazzling Broadway musicals to symphonic masterworks, captivating artists and theatrical productions featuring members of our community, the next season at Midland Center for the Arts presents a vast array of possibilities for all people to enjoy. New subscription sales will begin May 31, 2022, with single tickets available for purchase at a later date.

Midland Center for the Arts Announces Auditions for The SpongeBob Musical

Midland Center for the Arts is bringing the magic and fantasy of Bikini Bottom to the stage this spring with The SpongeBob Musical and is seeking members of the community to audition for this spring production with Center Stage Theatre, the national award-winning community theatre company based in Midland.

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.

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.

Midland Center Addresses Social Injustice in Upcoming Production of Jesus Christ Superstar

For five decades, the story of Jesus has been sweeping the globe in Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s iconic rock opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, and now, Midland Center for the Arts is highlighting the relevancy of this centuries old story for Center Stage Theatre’s first production of the Center’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Season.