Detroit, Michigan

The story of Detroit is the story of our country. It chronicles the rise of industry and “world-class cities,” and also of class and racial oppression, leading to decline and ultimately, resurgence. This series takes a look at Detroit's thriving theatre scene.

A logo for Plowshares Theatre Company with a face above the name of the company.
Detroit
Essay

Detroit

Why?

17 August 2012

Despite the uphill battle, Gary Anderson continues his work at Plowshares Theatre Company.

Friday Phone Call # 42
Podcast

Friday Phone Call # 42

Richard Newman of The Hinterlands Ensemble, Detroit

16 August 2012

Listen to weekly podcasts hosted by David Dower as he interviews theater artists from around the country to highlight #newplay bright spots. This week: Richard Newman, co-director of The Hinterland Ensemble.

The Creation of a New Way of Living
Essay

The Creation of a New Way of Living

Interview with Shea Howell

16 August 2012

Mark Valdez chats with Shea Howell about Detroit.

Graffiti on a wall.
A Guide for Your Visit to Detroit
Essay

A Guide for Your Visit to Detroit

15 August 2012

Clare Pfeiffer Ramsey describes how artists, foodies, and entrepreneurs have helped revitalize Detroit.

A Google Maps view of Detroit.
Detroit Theatre
Essay

Detroit Theatre

Alive and Well

14 August 2012

Bridgette Redman surveys the dependable Detroit theatrical institutions.

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Southwest Detroit
Essay

Southwest Detroit

13 August 2012

Lisa Luevanos discusses art and Latino culture in the Southwest Detroit community.

The Network of Ensemble Theaters' MicroFest USA
Essay

The Network of Ensemble Theaters' MicroFest USA

Part 1, Detroit

13 August 2012

Mark Valdez offers insight into the Network of Ensemble Theaters (NET) and hosting their first gathering in Detroit.

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