‘The Radium Girls’, as we know them today, are remembered for the monumental changes for women’s and workers’ rights. Midland Center for the Arts’ Center Stage Theatre will dramatize their quest for justice in These Shining Lives by Melanie Marnich on April 14 - 23, 2023. The Midland Center production is directed by Susie Polito and will be presented in the round with audience members on all four sides of the stage in the Little Theater.
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Midland Center for the Arts Seeks Local Actors for Regional Premiere of The Sparrow
Center Stage Theatre is rounding out its 2022-23 season with the Regional Premiere of The Sparrow written by Chris Mathews, Jake Minton and Nathan Allen at Midland Center for the Arts on June 1 - 4. The Midland production will be directed and choreographed locally by Emily Anderson, Gina Kearly and Travis Kendrick.
Midland Center for the Arts Seeks Top Teen Talent for Rising Stars Production of Footloose
Midland Center for the Arts is searching for the top teen talent in the Great Lakes Bay region, inviting current students in grades eight through twelve to audition for the Rising Stars production of Footloose. Designed for students interested in performance careers, participants will work through an intensive, professional-level rehearsal process with a Broadway creative team and star in a popular musical.
Midland Center for the Arts Brings Mother Goose Stories to Life in HONK! The Musical
Students throughout the Great Lakes Bay region are gearing up to present Midland Center for the Arts’ latest Youth Theatre production, HONK! The Musical from February 23 – 26. HONK! tells a vibrant and updated version of the beloved Hans Christian Anderson story, The Ugly Duckling.
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.