Sunday is the last show of "Curtains - The Musical" at the Baldwin Theatre in Royal Oak.
Friday, February 8, 2013
Friday, August 17, 2012
Stagecrafters presents Legally Blonde at the Baldwin Theatre.
The Baldwin Theatre will be an explosion of pink this fall as Stagecrafters kicks off their 56th season with Legally Blonde – The Musical. Come fawn over fine-looking frat boys and drool over adorable dogs in this hit Broadway musical! Fresh off a National Tour, this fun and energetic show runs September 7th – 30th at the Baldwin Theatre, in downtown Royal Oak. Based on the novel Legally Blonde by Amanda Brown and the 2001 film of the same name, Legally Blonde-The Musical features music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin and a book by Heather Hach. The Tony-nominated musical tells the story of Elle Woods (Kelly Robinson of Royal Oak) and her journey of realizing that there’s so much more to her than being blonde. Elle is a…
Thursday, July 5, 2012
Stagecrafters Youth Theatre performs Tony Award winning musical 'Bye Bye Birdie' in Royal Oak.
Put on your poodle skirts and join in the fun as the Baldwin Theatre gets transformed into the 1950s when Stagecrafters Youth Theatre performs the classic musical, Bye Bye Birdie. This rock ‘n’ roll infused show, performed by youth from the tri-county area, runs July 19-22 at the Baldwin Theatre, 415 S. Lafayette in downtown Royal Oak. Originally produced on Broadway in 1960 starring Dick Van Dyke and Chita Rivera, the four-time Tony Award winning musical Bye Bye Birdie was inspired by the headlining news of Elvis Presley being drafted in 1958. Written by Charles Strouse, Lee Adams, and Michael Stewart, the show features famous songs such as “The Telephone Hour,” “Put on a Happy Face,” “A Lot of Livin’ to Do,” “Kids,” and “Spanish Rose.” …
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
A movie? A play? A trivia contest? Here are a few ways to be in sync with the Titanic.
The greatest maritime disaster turns 100 this Saturday, and like the rest of America, our hearts go on and on and on for Titanic. For those who just can't get enough, here's a list of how you can commemorate the 100th year this week. If you think James Cameron’s Titanic was inspiring the first time around, watch it from another perspective. The special effects and scenes between Jack and Rose come alive in 3D at Emagine Theatre in Royal Oak, where the movie is showing every night this week and all weekend long. Click here for showtimes. The Royal Oak Public Library is hosting Titanic Trivia Thursday at 6:30 p.m. for middle and high school students. Test your knowledge with a Titanic Jeopardy game and if you make a Titanic Timeline you’ll …
Saturday, November 5, 2011
Experience a bewitching performance of Arthur Miller's chilling drama at Royal Oak's Baldwin Theatre.
Step back in time to 1692 to Salem, MA, with the Stagecrafters, which brings the Salem witch trials to life on the Baldwin Theatre stage in a dark and redemptive performance. "This play is dark and should, by design, disturb us," director Ryan Moore said. "After all, it was written about a very dark chapter in our nation's history in the midst of disturbing events. However, I hope that you will see that dark though it may be, the play is not bleak." The Crucible opens with a scene of teenage girls dancing in the dark around a fire trying to conjure spirits. When they are discovered, the town erupts with finger pointing and accusations of witchcraft. The outrageous claims, emerging from greed, jealousy and extreme religiousness, land on …
Friday, October 7, 2011
Check out our Patch picks for this weekend.
With forecast highs in the upper 70s, enjoy the beautiful fall weather while it lasts. Here are a handful of things going on this weekend that promise to be a fun time. 1. ROYAL OAK RESTAURANT WEEK Where/when: through Sunday in downtown Royal Oak. Why go: Participating restaurants are offering a special discounted price for a three-course menu so it's a great opportunity to try something new. Pricing: $15 or $25 What else: For a complete list of the participating restaurants visit www.dineroyaloak.com. 2. DRIVE ONE 4UR SCHOOL Where/when: Royal Oak High School, 1500 Lexington Blvd.; Saturday 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Why go: Join Royal Oak High School and its supporters, plus Ford Motor Co. and the staff of Royal Oak Ford for a day of fun, music, …
Saturday, September 17, 2011
A show full of toe-tapping music that's fun for the whole family.
The Stagecrafters have brought the classic musical Meet Me in St. Louis to the Baldwin Theatre. Once again the cast and crew have brought the magic of live performance to the stage with an elegant flair. There’s something about theater that has an addictive quality. Walking into the Baldwin and being inside the ornate interior of the building with the anticipation of seeing a live performance holds a certain kind of excitement. Meet Me in St. Louis has a talented cast of actors and actresses with impeccable acting skills and fantastic voices. The beautiful costumes are a whimsical array of pastels in shades of pink, blue, green and purple. The whole production has a sparkling energy that comes together seamlessly with great music and …
Sunday, July 24, 2011
Camp Rock’s cast sings and dances their hearts out, pulling you into their world of youth, music and good times.
The Stagecrafters are at it again. Disney's Camp Rock promises to be a fun, rockin' time for the whole family. The musical is based on the Disney Channel original movie Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam. The vibrant cast of young actors lights up the stage bringing the show to life. The production will run from now through July 31. "Camp Rock is a quick-paced, enjoyable, family-friendly musical with contemporary songs which will make the audience want to sing along," says director Linda Zublik. The show starts off with the arrival of all the campers, some new and some camp veterans. Everyone is excited for a fun summer of music. Trouble arises when Camp Star, a flashy new music camp, opens across the lake. Camp Star is run by Axel Turner (Max …
Thursday, July 21, 2011
Check out this week's Patch picks.
This week we're being engulfed in a serious heat wave, don't let that stop you from having a good time. There's lots of fun things to do in Royal Oak where the A/C is in full effect. 1. J. CHRIS NEWBERG Where/when: 8 p.m. Thursday, Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle Why go: The laughs will keep coming with J. Chris Newberg, who is originally from Birmingham, MI. He has been featured on Comedy Central's Premium Blend, Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Sports List and Last Comic Standing 4. Pricing: $10 2. 'DISNEY'S CAMP ROCK THE MUSICAL' Where/when: Begins 7 p.m. Friday, Baldwin Theatre Why go: Grab the family for a fun evening with the Stagecrafters company at the Baldwin Theatre. Disney's Camp Rock is based on the Disney Channel's original movie. Get …
Monday, July 18, 2011
Here's what's happening in Royal Oak this week.
There's always a lot going on in Royal Oak. Here are some highlights this week: 1. City Commission meets Monday: The commission starts meeting at City Hall at 6 p.m. with a closed session to discuss pending litigation and collective bargaining matters. Then it's a short agenda for the public meeting that starts at 7:30 p.m. See agenda attached. 2. Time Capsule fundraiser on Thursday from 7-10 p.m. at the Royal Oak home of Michael Chetcuti and Kyle Evans, presented by the Friends of the Royal Oak Public Library. Tickets are $100 and available at the library or by contacting Jay Dunstan at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (248) 990-8210. 3. Shakespeare in the Park opens Thursday: Celebrating 10 years of Shakespeare in the Park, the Water Works Theatre…