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presenting fine arts and entertainment to the greater West Michigan area since 1916.
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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.

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Missoula Children's Workshop
September 22-27

Take part in the week-long Misssoula Children's Workshop that will have you auditioning on Monday after school and performing on the Howmet Playhouse stage by Saturday. More information will be posted soon.

This workshop is the result of a collaboration between the White Lake Youth Theatre and the Nuveen Community Center for the Arts

West Shore Chorus of Sweet Adelines
October 11

Now in its 40th year the West Shore Chorus is a nonprofit, community service organization of Sweet Adelines International, comprised of women who like to sing acapella music, barbershop style.

The Crane Wives with The Carboys
October 25

The Crane Wives are a home grown indie-folk outfit from Grand Rapids. They utilize three-part vocal harmonies, eclectic instrumentation, and a passion for songcraft to create organic music that is both accessible and innovative. The Carboys' music is rooted in a deep passion for Michigan, craft beer, and an honest, good time.

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.

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.

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