Detroit Public Theatre Press

+ 2019


July 10
The Detroit News: '48HOURS IN...™ DETROIT' presents 10-minute plays Sunday


June 17
The New York Times: Debra Messing Will Star in ‘Birthday Candles’ on Broadway

June 17
The Detroit News: Detroit Public Theatre play headed to Broadway

June 18
FOX2 Detroit: Detroit Theatre Company's 'Birthday Candles is headed to Broadway

June 28
Encore Michigan: Detroit Public Theatre and Harlem9 join to offer ’48hours in™ Detroit’ July 14


May 1
The Detroit News: 'Beauty Queen of Leenane' comes to Detroit Public Theatre

May 3
SEEN Magazine: Divine Theater Secrets of the Mama Sisterhood

May 4
Encore Michigan: Detroit Public's 'Beauty Queen of Leenane' may be the perfect Irish play


April 5
Encore Michigan: 'Girlfriend' is sweet and surprising Detroit Public


March 9
Encore Michigan: Joe Bailey directes 'Girlfriend' for Detroit Public Theatre; opening night March 23

March 28
FOX2: Rock Musical 'Girlfriend'

+ 2018


November 24
BWW Review: Molly Smith Metzler's CRY IT OUT at Detroit Public Theatre Tackles Every Aspect of Parenthood Perfectly

November 23
FOX2: New play 'Cry It Out' at Detroit Public Theatre

November 21
Encore Michigan:‘Cry It Out’ hits the angst of new motherhood on the head

November 21
Broadway World:Detroit Public Theatre and The OBIE Award-Winning Harlem9 Will Produce 48HOURS IN... DETROIT

November 16
Live in the D: An Award-winning playwright's work takes the stage in the D


October 9th
Detroit News: Local theater revs up across metro region

October 9th
Detroit News: Catching up with 'Genius' grant winner Dominique Morisseau

October 5th
BWW Previews: Newly Honored MacArthur Foundation Genius Fellow Dominique Morisseau's PIPELINE is Detroit Public Theatre's Season Opener

October 5th
Fox 2 Detroit: Dominique Morisseau's 'Pipeline' at Detroit Public Theatre

October 4th
Detroit News: Detroit-born playwright Dominique Morisseau wins MacArthur 'genius' award


May 25
WDET 101.9 FM: Michigan Playwright Returns Home With New Detroit Public Theatre Play

May 17
Detroit Free Press: Detroit Public Theatre's 'Birthday Candles' burns bright

May 16
Detroit News: Playwright Noah Haidle talks 'Birthday Candles'

May 14
Michigan Radio: Detroit theater gave acclaimed playwright an unprecedented blank slate to create new work

May 11
Fox 2 Detroit: New Production Birthday Candles World Premiere at Detroit Public Theatre

May 10 Noah Haidle Pens World Premiere of BIRTHDAY CANDLES for DETROIT PUBLIC THEATRE


March 26
American Theatre: Ibsen, Our Contemporary


February 22
WDET 101.9 FM: Meet the Godmother of Rock N' Roll at New Detroit Public Theatre Play

February 22
Detroit Free Press: 'Marie and Rosetta' rocks and roars at Detroit Public Theatre

February 18
WXYZ Detroit: Detroit Public Theatre's third season continues with "Marie and Rosetta"

February 17 Detroit Public brings story of Sister Rosetta Tharpe to Motown with rock, roll and tenderness

February 15
Fox 2 Detroit: Detroit Public Theatre presents 'Marie and Rosetta'

February 12
The DBrief Podcast: Detroit History Tours, Detroit Public Theatre, and Gather

+ 2017


December 31
Detroit Free Press: Best 2017 moments in local music, theater, art and more

December 1
Fox 2 Detroit: 'Pike Street' at Detroit Public Theatre now - Dec. 3


November 16
The Detroit Free Press: Nilaja Sun creates one-woman magic at Detroit Public Theatre


October 25
The New York Times: Putting Detroit's Finest in Detroit Public Theater

October 22
Fox 2 Detroit: "Skeleton Crew" at the Detroit Public Theatre

October 5
WDIV Detroit: Ella Joyce Comes Back To The D

October 4
Detroit Free Press: Dominique Morisseau's 'Skeleton Crew': Maybe the best play you'll see this year


September 30 DPT's 'Skeleton Crew' depicts life on the line

September 29
Michigan Radio: Theatrical ode to Detroit autoworkers makes its Michigan debut

September 25
Deadline Detroit: 'Skeleton Crew' Play by Detroit's Dominique Morisseau Evokes Auto Workers' Fears

September 15
American Theatre: 'Detroit '67' Takes a Commemorative Lap Around Its Setting


June 11
New York Times: For Flint, an 1882 Play About Bad Water Is ‘Exactly What We’re Living’

June 6
American Theatre: Staging a Water Crisis: 'An Enemy of the People' in Flint


May 25
Hometown Life: Six Degrees of Roeper

May 11
It's All Theatre: Scandal Alters Policital and Parental Courses at DPT

May 9
C&G Newspapers: Detroit Public Theatre presents new political thriller

May 7 DPT's 'Iris Malloy' explores Lewinsky-esque issues


February 6
Detroit Free Press: Detroit actress gets TV break by joining 'Detroiters'

February 4 'Holler Sessions' brings hallowed jazz sound and story to DPT


January 11 Detroit Public Theatre brings The Holler Sessions home

+ 2016


December 20
Detroit Performs - "Dot" clip


November 30
Detroit Free Press: Holiday-themed play 'Dot' delivers humor, insight through melancholy

Novemer 23
Metro Times: 'Dot builds holiday memories in the landscape of mental breakdowns

November 19 "Dot" explores coping with dementia in a modern world


October 26
Fox 2 Detroit: Colman Domingo's 'Dot' at Detroit Public Theatre Nov. 16-Dec. 11

October 21
A2View: Dynamite "Murder Ballad" at Detroit Public Theatre

October 7
Hometown Life: DPT kills it with 'Murder Ballad'

October 5
Detroit Free Press: Love triangle drives mystery at heart of 'Murder Ballad'

October 2 It ain't your mother's (murder) musical at DPT


September 29
Fox 2 News: Italian pop star to make U.S. debut in Detroit performance.

September 28
Detroit News: DPT opens new season with a rock musical about murder

September 22
Detroit News: Shows coming to larger Detroit theater stages

September 19
Detroit Free Press: Fall theater preview: What's ahead for metro Detroit in 2016-17

September 17
Detroit Free Press: 10 shows not to miss on metro Detroit stages in 2016-17

September 16
Detroit Free Press: Knight Foundation funds arts projects exploring '67 riot

September 16
Knight Foundation: Arts sector enriches dialogue on 50th anniversary of Detroit civil unrest


July 31
It's All Theatre: Best of the 2015/16 Season

July 6
Detroit News: An unexpected success: Detroit Public Theatre


June 26
Hometown Life: Curtain up for season two of Detroit Public Theatre


May 25
Detroit Free Press: 'Detroit '67' is must-see local theater

May 20
Detroit News: Detroit toughens up with 'Detroit '67'

May 17 Detroit '67: A play about a place we know well

May 17
Pulp: Detroit '67 Thinks Bigger with a Small Setting

May 12
Deadline Detroit: Home at Last: 'Detroit '67,' Dominique Morisseau's Hit Drama, Is Here for 3 Weeks (part one)

May 11
Detroit News: ‘Detroit ’67’ rewinds to unrest of Motor City at DPT

May 4
Detroit Free Press: A look at Dominique Morisseau's Detroit trilogy

May 4
Detroit Free Press: The D stays near and dear to Dominique Morisseau

May 3
Fox 2 Detroit: Detroit Public Theatre fundraiser May 5

May 2
Rolling Out: Blair Underwood joins 'Capturing Detroit' conversation about 1967 riots


April 26
Broadway World: DETROIT '67 at Center Stage - A Riveting Production

April 21
The Washington Post: It's the 1960s, baby. Who do you love?

April 18
Broadway World: Detroit '67 a Lot Like Baltimore '15

April 9
Chick in the Mitt: Detroit Public Theatre: World Class Plays & Programs Made in Detroit

April 8
The Washington Post: Taking 'Detroit' to Detroit


March 29
Hip in Detroit: The Detroit Public Theatre presents Sex With Strangers

March 18
Fox 2 Detroit: Detroit Public Theatre's 'Sex With Strangers'

March 18
It's All Theatre: "Sex With Strangers" at Detroit Public Theatre

March 16
Detroit Free Press: 'Sex With Strangers' is smart and timely

March 13 "Sex With Strangers" at Detroit Public Theatre thoughtful and titllating

March 8
Center Stage Announces Cast, Creative Team for Detroit '67


January 27
Detroit Free Press: Eric Gutman: Working his way back home, babe

January 27
It's All Theatre: "Oh, What a (Marvelous) Night" at Detroit Public Theatre

January 23 Eric Gutman: One man's musical journey explored at Detroit Public Theatre

January 22
Fox 2 News: Detroit Public Theatre's From Broadway to Obscurity

January 21
Grosse Pointe News: At home in Detroit

+ 2015


December 26
Detroit Free Press: Greg Crawford's Top 10: From Sutton Foster to Walk the Moon


November 21
The Cranky Critic: Playing catch-up: I'll never look at my local Subway quite the same again...

November 6
It's All Theatre: Detroit Public Theatre Opens With "American Hero."

November 5 DPT's American Hero is a story for gritty Detroiters to embrace

November 4
Detroit Free Press: Detroit Public Theatre launches with high hopes

November 4
Detroit Free Press: 3/4 Stars - Detroit Public Theatre makes the most of 'American Hero'


October 29
Fox 2 Detroit: Detroit Public Theatre premieres with "American Hero"

October 29
Detroit News: Detroit Public Theatre gets going with 'American Hero'

October 28
American Theatre magazine: Detroit Public Theatre Gets In on an Urban Arts Renaissance

October 28
Detroit Free Press: Best of the best: 5 fun things to do Oct. 29-Nov. 4

October 28
Detroit Free Press: 'Detours' Podcast featuring Detroit Public Theatre

October 27
Stateside on Michigan Radio: Detroit Public Theatre season begins Friday


September 23
Detroit Free Press: It's curtains up on a season of theater in metro Detroit


August 25 The New Detroit Public Theatre to Open This Fall


July 26
Detroit Free Press: New Detroit Public Theatre finds a home at the Max

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