The 2015 - 2016 Theatre Company's 45th Season

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The Best of Enemies

The Whale

By Samuel D. Hunter

Directed by Greg Grobis

Performed at the Ringwald Theatre in Ferndale, Michigan

The 45th season will open with a new artistic partnership with The Ringwald Theatre in Ferndale, Michigan with Samuel D. Hunter’s The Whale.  We will meet Charlie, a man mired in grief and personal conflicts surrounding the loss of his partner, his relationship to his ex-wife and his nearly estranged daughter. Confined to his home due to. . . MORE>>

October 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26, 2015

Friday and Saturdays at 8:00 pm, Sundays at 3:00 pm and Mondays at 8:00 pm

*Contains mature content and language  *limited seating

Wonderful LifeIt's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

By Joe Landry
Directed by Blair Anderson
Performed at the Boll Family YMCA Theatre

After the success of last year’s production, we are pleased to bring back a new updated version of this holiday classic.  A small cast of actors play dozens of characters inside of the radio play It’s A Wonderful Life complete with live sound effects. Be apart of this exciting holiday radio hour tradition with a story that is sure to touch your spirit. . . . MORE>>

December 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 2015

Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 3:00 pm


Low Hanging Fruit

By Robin Bradford
Directed by Lisa Hodge Kander
Performed at The Marlene Boll Theatre

** Michigan Premiere  *Contains mature content and language  

We will be artistically partnering with The Matrix Theatre Company to produce Robin Bradford’s play Low Hanging Fruit which uses the self-imposed circumstances of four homeless women struggling to survive in a makeshift encampment under a freeway in Los Angeles.  The women in this play are veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraqi Wars, each with physical  . . . . MORE>>

Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 3:00 pm

March 3 - 20, 2016 at The Marlene Boll Theatre at the Boll Family YMCA at 1401 Broadway St. in downtown Detroit.


Thursday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m. - Theatre Industry Night

Friday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m. 

Sunday, March 6 at 3:00 p.m. - Panel Discussion following performance.

Thursday, March 10 at 7:30 p.m. - Theatre Industry Night and the Story Booth project

Friday, March 11 at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 12 at 7:30 p.m. - H.A.N.D. Night at the  Theatre

Sunday, March 13 at 3:00 p.m. - Panel Discussion following performance.

Thursday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m. - Theatre Industry Night and Pub. Trivia Night at The Detroit Beer. Co.

Friday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, March 20 at 3:00 p.m. - Panel Discussion following performance.

An Evening with David L. Regal EveningwithRegal

Directed by Arthur J. Beer
Performed at the Marygrove Theatre

Theatre Professor David L. Regal has announced his retirement from UDM.  We are grateful for David’s contributions. As a founding member, David has inspired countless actors, professionals and audience members through his artistically challenging productions.  As a director, actor, teacher and mentor, we have a lot to celebrate. This evening will include a special performance from David followed by a strolling dinner reception.  All ticket sales from this event will benefit a scholarship fund for The Theatre Company. We hope you will join us in celebrating David’s amazing career at UDM. MORE>>

April 9, 2016

Time 7:00 p.m.

At the Marygrove Theatre

Check PleaseCheck Please

By Jonathan Rand

Directed by Andrew Papa
Performed at the Grounds Coffeehaus in the lower level of the Student Union Building.

March 31 at 7:30 p.m.

April 1 at 5:30 p.m.

Check Please is a collaborative project by the UDM Performing Arts Department and The Theatre Company, the School of Architecture and the Digital Media Studies Program.

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