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New Digital Marquee

Out with the Old—In with the New! Thanks to generous donations from many people, the Playhouse now has a new, two-sided digital marquee! The new addition to the Grand Old Lady has garnered positive support from the community. Read more …

Building Community through the Arts

Kalaina Sullivan interviewed several indiviudals asking them to describe the value of the Howmet Playhouse to the White Lake Area. From these interviews she produced a "must see" video.

Coming Next …

Ben Bedford and Katie Beaman
November 1

Ben Bedford delivers intriguing sketches of America, its individuals, their victories and their struggles. Poignant, but never sentimental, Bedford’s portrait-like songs capture the vitality of his characters and draw the listener deep into the narratives. Special guest Katie Beaman is a Playhouse favorite and is returning to the stage for a fifth time. A fan of all genres of music, Katie finds herself most at home when she has a guitar in her hands and a tune on her lips. Ticket Info & More …

Pilot Error
November 13

Pilot Error—an exciting new feature film inspired by the true story of a French airliner missing in the Atlantic—marks the screen debut of award winning Michigan actress Kate Thomsen. Thomsen plays the role of investigative reporter Nicola Wilson who is determined to find out why a jet headed from South America to Paris disappeared in the Atlantic, taking her close friend and 211 other passengers with it. How, she wants to know, can a plane just disappear? Ticket Info & More …

Family Movie Night featuring
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
December 5

Join for a FREE movie night sponsored by the New Beginnings Church. Get into the holiday spirit with your family and friends with How the Grinch Stole Christmas, the classic Dr. Seuss tale. Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of munchkin-like people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch. The Grinch is a nasty creature that hates Christmas, and plots to steal it away from the Whos which he equally abhors. Yet a small child, Cindy Lou Who, decides to try befriend the Grinch. The evening event includes free popcorn, candy, and treats. Ticket Info & More …

Tom Harryman's A Christmas Carol
December 7

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol will be performed by MCC instructor and professional actor, Tom Harryman, who will adapt the story into a one-man performance bringing to life the colorful characters created by Dickens. Great for the whole family. Ticket Info & More …

Max and Ruth

Max and Ruth & Friends Holiday Concert
December 14

West Michigan music legends Ruth & Max Bloomquist will return to the Howmet Playhouse for their fourth annual holiday concert. Playing a blend of your favorite Ruth & Max tunes and traditional folk Christmas music, this evening is sure to lift your holiday spirits! Joining Max & Ruth are local favorites, Karin and Eric Smith who will be singing original holiday songs as well as traditional favorites. Ticket Info & More …

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