The musical “On Your Feet!” opened yesterday at DeVos Performance Hall as part of the Broadway Grand Rapids Series. Love, passion, perseverance and a great beat underlie the musical — the story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan. The couple broke barriers, emigrating from Cuba to the United States and eventually becoming a pop sensation, with their music crossing lines between English and Spanish sounds and beats.
A musical featuring “Dancing Queen” and other hit songs by ABBA is coming downtown.
Broadway Grand Rapids has announced its schedule for the 2019-20 season.
Alive with vibrant color and sound, “Jersey Boys” is a musical spanning the ‘60s and ‘70s rise and fall of rock band The Four Seasons. Throughout the three-hour show the band struggles with fame, relationships, band politics and piles of soggy towels lazily tossed on hotel room floors.
Get ready to sit back and be entertained this weekend! It’s opening weekend of Circle Theatre’s production of Tony Award winning musical “Fun Home.” Grand Rapids Symphony kicks off its 24th annual Picnic Pops summer concert series. You can also enjoy a bit of nostalgia with Appetite for Destruction, a Guns N’ Roses tribute band visiting the 20 Monroe Live stage. That’s not all. Check out all of our weekend picks!
“The King and I” is one of those musicals that’s almost as old as I am…and yet it manages to tell a story that echoes sentiments as current as 2018.
The “loopy and whimsical” play “Dead Man’s Cell Phone” takes audiences on a journey that explores how technology can bring people together “in the most abnormal way possible.”
While Broadway Grand Rapids announced its 2018-2019 season this morning, the bigger news might be the announcement that “Hamilton” will come to Grand Rapids for the organization’s 2019-2020 season.
Not only will “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” cause you to feel the earth move under your feet with its assortment of unforgettable chart-toppers, it will also provide a glimpse into Carole King’s inspiring life.
Political fatigue may be setting in around the country as many tire of polarized conversations that seem to go nowhere but down. Social media allows people to be more ‘involved’ in politics than ever before, but without true access to the long-term, behind-the-scenes political processes most just get to argue about the remote tips of the icebergs, the end results that are simplified in message for public platforms.