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Abreact Performance Space

Find out what happened to Francis Hardy in Faith Healer. Four friends, over a series of monologues, remember the same events differently as they tell Francis’ story and inform us of his “gift.” Dec. 7-29.

1301 W. Lafayette, 113, Detroit; theabreact.com.

 

Bonstelle Theatre

Gerda must travel to the North Pole to rescue her best friend, Kai, when the evil Snow Queen kidnaps him. Find out if Gerda prevails in saving her pal from the wicked queen’s palace in Snow Queen. Through Dec. 9. $15.

3424 Woodward, Detroit; 313-577-2960, bonstelle.com.

 

Eastern Michigan University Theatre

A wicked stepmother, Evilum, plots to bring an end to Snow White in V. Glasgow Koste’s adaptation of the fairy tale. See if Snow White is able to thwart her stepmother’s plans of destruction in White as Snow, Red as Blood: The Story of Snow White. Through Dec. 9. $15, $7 children 12 and under.

103 Quirk Building, Ypsilanti; 734-487-2282, emich.edu/emutheatre.

 

Fisher Theatre/Detroit Opera House

• A group of friends go from blue-collar average Joes to pop superstars in Jersey Boys, the story of the Four Seasons. Original music chronicles the group’s rise to record-breaking status. Dec. 12-Jan. 6. $45-$145.

3011 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit; 313-872-1000, ticketmaster.com, BroadwayInDetroit.com.

 

• Christmas is everyone’s favorite day in Whoville, everyone except for the Grinch. In the musical version of the Dr. Seuss classic How the Grinch Stole Christmas, the Grinch learns the true meaning of the holidays when he steals all the Christmas presents in Whoville. Dec. 18-30. Call for ticket prices.

Detroit Opera House, 1526 Broadway, Detroit; 313-872-1000, ticketmaster.com, BroadwayInDetroit.com.

 

JET (Jewish Ensemble Theatre)

Based on the 1951 play The Fourposter, the musical I Do! I Do! follows a couple as they relive major milestones of their enduring marriage. Dec. 5-31. $38-$45.

6600 W. Maple Rd., West Bloomfield; 248-788-2900, jettheatre.com.

 

Performance Network Theatre

Swedish actress Desirée Armfeldt runs into her former lover, Fredrik, in Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music. Only one thing stands in the way of the former lovers’ rekindled romance — Fredrik’s wife. Through Dec. 30. $27-$41.

120 E. Huron Street, Ann Arbor; 734-663-0681, performancenetwork.org.

 

Planet Ant Theatre

The Monday Night Improv Home Team puts on a one-act play composed of improvisations in The Original Comedy Show as part of the Late Night Series. 9 p.m. $10. Through Dec. 15.

2357 Caniff, Hamtramck; 313-365-4948, planetant.com.

 

Purple Rose Theatre

Arthur is on the verge of giving up on everything in Superior Donuts. That is, until he meets Franco Wicks, an idealistic regular at Arthur’s donut shop who helps him see all the things life has to offer. Through Dec. 15. $27-$42.

137 Park St., Chelsea; 734-433-7673, purplerosetheatre.org.

 

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Motor City Hair & Fashion Expo

On Jan. 30 at Cobo Hall in Detroit, over 50 hair and fashion vendors participated in the Motor City Hair & Fashion Expo benefitting Wigs for Kids. Guest enjoyed cocktails, raffle giveaways, a silent auction, educational seminars, a hair battle, and more.

Detroit Yacht Club Commodores Ball

On Jan. 30, more than 400 members and guests attended the Detroit Yacht Club's Commodores Ball. The first Detroit Yacht Club Officers’ Ball was held on the first Thursday after New Year’s in January 1878. The first Commodore to be honored was Samuel Cowan; this year Commodore James Gierlach was recognized. The second Commodore of the Club and all 30 members of the Club were in attendance as well as invited guests. Formal attire has continued to be a hallmark of this event making it, perhaps, the oldest continuous formal event in the City of Detroit. The event opened with cocktails and a Receiving Line, followed by a formal dinner followed by a Grand March led by the Officers of the Club organized by rank. Dancing continued until the wee hours of the morning.

19th Annual Circle of Friends Luncheon

On Jan. 28, CARE House of Oakland County held it's annual Circle of Friends benefit luncheon at the Townsend Hotel to raise awareness for the programs and services that CARE House provides to abused children and their families.

Dynasty Fur Auction

On Jan. 18 at Bricker-Tunis Furs in West Bloomfield, a collection of eight elegant furs worn during the 1980s hit TV series Dynasty was auctioned at a reception, with a percentage of sales benefiting the Ronald McDonald House of Detroit. Three of the pieces were sold that night with other sales pending. Approximately 40 visitors enjoyed an elegant, fun evening with a dash of Motown – former Motown singer Martha Reeves attended and a D.J. spun tunes from that era of innovative vocals and instrumentation. Charlene Mitchell, host of “Mind Your Business,” was the mistress of ceremonies and auctioneer. Photographs by Sarah Rahal

An Hour With... Salvador Salort-Pons

Director, President, and CEO of the DIA
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