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Eastern Michigan University Theatre

The holidays can be a difficult time. Some choose to ignore the season, while others set out to spread joy and cheer. The musical staged reading Striking 12 tells what happens when these two worlds collide, intertwining modern-day New York City and 19th-century Denmark. Nov. 9-11. $7-$15.

103 Quirk St., Ypsilanti; 734-487-1220; emich.edu/emutheatre.

 

Fisher Theatre

American Idol finalist and Tony Award nominee Constantine Maroulis and R & B star Deborah Cox give new life to Robert Louis Stevenson’s tale of a man who embodies both good and evil, Jekyll and Hyde. The production features all the songs from the original, reinterpreted to fit the new cast. “This Is the Moment” to see the musical. Nov. 27-Dec. 2. $50-$122.

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

 

Hilberry Theatre

Constance Ledbelly, a young English literature professor, imagines more comedic endings for Shakespeare’s tragic love stories Romeo and Juliet and Othello in Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet). In a quest to prove her theory, she is thrown into her subconscious mind and the two Shakespearean plays to find the lost fool. She also finds the truth about herself, with the help of Desdemona and Juliet. Nov. 16-Feb. 9, 2013. $20-$30.

4743 Cass, Detroit; 313-577-2972; hilberry.com.

 

National Theatre Live

Regarded as one of Shakespeare’s more strange and obscure fables, Timon of Athens tells the story of an ostentatious man who wastes his wealth on those around him, only to find himself abandoned when he outspends his fortune. When Timon later stumbles upon an underground trove of gold, he plots revenge on the city that betrayed him. This hi-def broadcast from London is presented by the University Musical Society. 7 p.m. Nov. 28. $18-$22.

Michigan Theatre, 603 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor; 734-764-2538; ums.org.

 

Performance Network Theatre

Desiree Armfeldt is an enchanting Swedish actress confronted by her past in Stephen Sondheim’s musical A Little Night Music. When she runs into her former lover, Fredrik — and his young wife — the two rekindle their affair during a weekend gathering of friends. Nov. 15–Dec. 30. $32-$39.

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

 

Tipping Point Theatre

Four stories of New Yorkers on a search to find their futures are interwoven in Ordinary Days. Warren is an aspiring artist and professional cat-sitter who befriends Deb, a stressed-out graduate student. Jason and Claire navigate rough terrain as the couple debate moving in together. Although the four never meet, they alter one another’s lives in the musical centered in New York City. Nov. 1–Dec. 9. $29-$32.

361 E. Cady St., Northville; 248-347-0003; tippingpointtheatre.com.

 

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