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Local Interest
    Built in 1882, Tibbits Opera House is one of the oldest theaters in Michigan. Located in beautiful down- town Coldwater, the theatre is rich in history and ambiance and features an exquisite re- stored French Second Empire façade. The intimate 500-seat theater offers nearly perfect acoustics and great entertain- ment year-round.
legend Ken Ludwig’s A Com- edy of Tenors, and the Fats Waller musical Ain’t Misbe- havin.’ Shows open July 2 and run through August 29.
 Known for its outstand- ing professional summer theater, USA Today labeled Tibbits Opera House one of “10 Great Places to See the Lights Way Off Broadway.” The theatre’s 57th summer season brings a strong list of entertainment opportunities. The main show line-up fea- tures the musicals Annie and Man of La Mancha, comedy
Members of the profes- sional company will also delight audiences with a col- lection of contemporary and Broadway show tunes during their Cabaret performances at area restaurants. Enjoy dinner and a show July 13 at Olivia’s Chop House in Jonesville, July 14 at Schuler’s in Mar- shall, and July 15 at Sutton’s Deli in Angola, IN.
Tibbits 57th Summer Season
Favorite Tibbits Summer Theatre alumni will return for intimate reader’s theatre performances of Love Letters in the Tibbits’ Art Gallery on July 16 and 17. Limited seat- ing for these performances include cabaret-style tables,
light appetizers, dessert, and drinks. For families, Tibbits also offers the
 wildly popular Popcorn Theatre on Fri- day and Saturday mornings from June 26 through August 15. The profes- sional summer company will present “Hansel & Gretel,” the musical “My Emperor’s New Clothes,” and “The Snow Queen.” Popcorn Theatre will also include favorites from the Dis- ney and Warner Bothers vaults during the “Classic Cartoon Cavalcade” and
a professional magician to delight audiences of all ages. Tickets include popcorn and juice at intermission.
Concert-goers will enjoy a tribute to one of American’s greatest rock super groups, with the Best of the Eagles Saturday, July 18. They sold out in their 2017 appearance and return to rock the house with signature tunes like “Hotel California” and “Desperado.”
Beyond the performances on stage, an art gallery, an exhibit of the theatre’s storied history, a gift shop, and the Ghost Light Bar offer opportunities to make your visit even more special.
For more information or
tickets, please visit, email, or call
(517) 278-6029.

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