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Save the Date!

The Howmet Playhouse will celebrate its centennial this coming September. A very special Centennial Celebration Show is planned for three consecutive nights, September 22 through 24, at 7:30 pm.

Details will be announced later this summer.

The Howmet Playhouse is an integral part of the White Lake Community. Why? View the video celebrating the centennial of the Playhouse.

Coming Next …

2016 Summer Theatre Festival is Here!

Be sure to follow the "Read More …" link after each brief description below for more information about the show, individual ticket information, details about show dates, and times.

Now is a good time to purchase season tickets:

Individual show tickets may be purchased online using the "Buy Now" buttons on the 2016 Summer Theatre Festival page included with each show's description.

White Lake Youth Theatre Presents

The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales
July 28-30

Though the characters may be familiar, each of your favorite storybook fables is uproariously derailed in this adaptation of Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith's quintessential children's book of fractured fairy tales. Read More … 

Suitable for All Ages

Aug 4-6

The story of a pioneer woman and her six daughters, Quilters blends a series of interrelated scenes into a rich mosaic which captures the sweep and beauty, the terror and joy, the harsh challenge and abiding rewards of frontier life. Read more … 

May not be appropriate for younger patrons

Sherlock Holmes and the Final Adventure
Aug 11-13

The world's greatest detective has seemingly reached the end of his remarkable career when a case presents itself that is too tempting to ignore: The King of Bohemia is about to be blackmailed by a notorious photograph, and the woman at the heart of this crime is the famous opera singer, Irene Adler. The game is afoot, Watson—and it is a dangerous one! Read more … 

Appropriate for ages 13 and up

On Golden Pond
Aug 18-20

This is the love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer, who are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the forty-eighth year. He is a retired professor, nearing eighty, with heart palpitations and a failing memory—but still as tart-tongued, observant and eager for life as ever. Ethel, ten years younger, and the perfect foil for Norman, delights in all the small things that have enriched and continue to enrich their long life together. Time, they know, is now against them, but the years have been good and, perhaps, another summer on Golden Pond still awaits. Read more … 

Suitable for All Ages

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