What happened after Ceasar died? Antony & Cleopatra were left to pick up the pieces...and each other.
$15 tickets on sale soon!
Burn This by Lanford Wilson
Aug 2 - Sept 2
Lanford Wilson's "Burn This" opens at Performance Network on August 2nd, 2012 starring Quetta Carpenter and Darrel Glasgow directed by Ray Schultz. Purchase tickets here!
Robbie was a brilliant dancer who tragically died with his partner in a boating accident. The play begins immediately following his funeral as his roommates, Anna and Larry grieve their loss. The play is set in 1980's New York.
Anna, a choreographer, struggles with the death of her fellow dancer as his older brother, Pale shows up to gather his belongings. Anna listens to Pale tell a few colorful stories with his wicked tongue and determines there is more to him than meets the eye. The sexy couple share a quick-heated-passion for one another and Pale re-inspires Anna's choreography.
The show is for anyone who has ever loved or lost another person. "Burn This" appeared on Broadway and is a favorite among regional theatres.
After a VERY successful run, In The Next Room or The Vibrator Play by Sarah Ruhl is closing THIS WEEKEND!
Thursdays performance is SOLD OUT. And others are selling FAST. Don't miss the most stimulating comedy of the season. Tickets here.
Special thanks to the cast, crew, staff, and audience (especially the awesome audience from the night when things got too hott for electricity!)
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Don't miss out on 2012-2013:
"The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams
"A Little Night Music" with Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by Hugh Wheeler.
"Brill" by David Wells, Music by Frank Allison.
"Good People" by David Lindsay-Abaire
"The Mountaintop" by Katori Hall
"Becky Shaw" by Gian Gionfridda
and "My Name is Asher Lev" by Aaron Posner, adapted from the novel by Chaim Potok
Subscriptions are currently available, and single tickets go on sale August 1.
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Burn This Pre-Show
80's Happy Hour
Don't Be a Tainted Thespian. Come loosen up at 80's Happy Hour!
Join us an hour before each performance of Burn This for a 1980's Happy Hour with 80's jams, $2 beers and $3 glasses of wine. (DISCLAIMER: Membership is needed for the purchase of alcohol. Monthly Alcohol Memberships are only $5!)
No more awkward shuffling around the lobby before the show! Bring your friends and socialize with other theatre-goers. You don't have to have a ticket to the performance to attend Happy Hour!
New Marketing Director!
Hello everyone! I wanted to introduce myself in the first PerfNet e-mail I'm issuing. My name is Marissa Kurtzhals. I'm finishing up my final classes to complete my Bachelor's in Arts Management with minors in Theatre and Marketing from Eastern Michigan University. I spent some time at MASS MoCA and have worked in the area for four years! Performance Network has welcomed me with open arms and I'm extremely honored to be a part of this fabulous team. My marketing efforts are heavily based in social media (as you can see by my 2010 Halloween Costume) so follow us to see what exciting things will happen! So once again, Hello! I look forward to informing you of all the exciting moments we can share at Performance Network. Follow me on twitter!Check out my resume!
2012 Wilde Award Nominations
Congratulations to all of the artists nominated for a 2012 Wilde Award, which recognizes excellence in Michigan theatre, including: Best Drama Next Fall, Ray Schultz, director Red, Carla Milarch, director
Best New Script Joseph Zettelmaier, Dead Man's Shoes
Best Performance, Actress - Drama Barbara Coven, Next Fall
Best Performance, Actor - Comedy Paul Hopper, Dead Man's Shoes
Best Ensemble Mark Rademacher & Kevin Young, Red
Best Design - Sets Monika Essen, Red
Best Design - Sound Ken Faulk, Next Fall
Winners will be announced Wednesday August 24 at the Detroit Gem Theatre!
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