Event Listings

The Geranium on the Windowsill Just Died
2017-18 FYT Main Stage
Sat 4/21/18 - Sun 5/06/18

The Geranium on the Windowsill Just Died But Teacher You Went Right On
A new musical
Book and Lyrics by Michael Lluberes
Music by Jared M. Dembowski
Based on the book by Albert Cullum

Based on the best selling book by Albert Cullum, this avant-garde musical explores the inner thoughts and feelings of elementary school students as they navigate their way through the trials and tribulations of an ordinary day at school.

The Mountaintop
2017-18 The Capitol Theatre
Thu 04/26/18 7:30 PM

On the evening of April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated outside room 306 of The Lorraine Motel in Memphis. What happened inside room 306 the night before the killing is a mystery. In her internationally acclaimed play, The Mountaintop, playwright Katori Hall fantasizes what may have transpired in the overnight hours between the legendary civil rights leader and a seemingly inconsequential hotel maid.

Free tickets for this performance are not available online. Please call the Ticket Center at (810) 237-7333 for tickets. Limit 4 tickets per order.

The Mountaintop contains some mature language.

Theresa Caputo Live!
2017-18 Whiting
Fri 4/27/18 7:30 PM

Theresa Caputo, psychic medium and star of the hit TLC show, Long Island Medium, will be appearing live where she will share her incredible ability to communicate with the dead.

Tickets start at $39.75 (plus applicable service charges) and are subject to change.
Purchasing a ticket does not guarantee a reading.
Please note there is an 8 ticket per customer limit for this event.

FSPA Showcase 2018
2017-18 FIM Season
Sun 4/29/2018 3:00 PM

The Showcase is the culmination of work and training completed over the past year by FSPA large ensemble students. Performances will include instrumental and vocal music, ballet and modern dance and feature nearly 350 participants.

This performance is an opportunity for community members to become familiar with the wide range of offerings available at the FSPA while enjoying a fast-paced, collage style production.

Arts Midwest World Fest - Unni Boksasp Ensemble
2017-18 The Capitol Theatre
Thu 05/03/18 7:30 PM

Unni Boksasp is a warm and imaginative singer who draws you easily into the heart of Norway. Over the years, Unni has delved into the deep traditions found across her homeland, studying music and dance with renowned singers and folk arts departments in Norway and beyond.

Her fresh arrangements of folk songs and original compositions have earned wide acclaim: she was a Norwegian national champion of traditional singing in 2010 and 2011 and won a Norwegian Grammy Award and Norwegian Folk Music Award for her 2010 album, Karamello.

The purity of Unni’s voice, her ability to connect with an audience, and the vitality and joy of the entire ensemble ensures you are in for a treat.

FSPA Festival of Dance 2018
2017-18 FIM Season
Sat 5/05/2018 7:30 pm & 5/06/2017 3:00 pm

A weekend full of dance features the four Dance Division ensembles: Children’s Performance Workshop, Youth Dance Ensemble, the Adult Ballet Ensemble and Flint Youth Ballet.

Black Violin
2017-18 The Whiting Presents
Sat 5/5/18 8:00 PM

Back by popular demand! Black Violin is the blend of classical, hip-hop, rock, R&B, and bluegrass music. Live, they are accompanied by their band, featuring ace turntable whiz DJTK (Dwayne Dayal) and a drummer.

MCC Lecture Series - Jennifer Lewis
2017-18 The Whiting
Fri 05/11/2018 7:00 PM

One of Hollywood’s most familiar faces, activist, comedienne, singer and award-winning actress Jenifer Lewis will speak about her career, her activism and her new memoir “The Mother of Black Hollywood” as part of the Ballenger Eminent Persons Lecture Series of Mott Community College (MCC) on May 11 at 7 p.m at The Whiting. The event is free. All tickets are general seating. Doors open at 6 p.m. The presentation will be followed by a brief question and answer session with the audience.

Free tickets for this event are not available online. Please contact the Ticket Center at (810) 237-7333 for tickets.

Due to the mature nature of Lewis’ presentation, the event is recommended for adult audiences only.

The Tale of the Mischievous Bunny
2017-18 FYT First Stage
Fri 5/11/18 7pm & Sat 5/12/18 2pm

The Tale of the Mischievous Bunny
A Wild Swan Theater Production

When Peter Rabbit ventures into Farmer McGregor’s garden, despite his mother’s warning, his adventures begin. From the moment Peter loses his little blue coat to Farmer McGregor’s scarecrow until he arrives safe and sound at home, this classic tale is brought charmingly to life.

Dan Zanes and Claudia Eliaza: Night Train 57
2017-18 The Capitol Theatre
Fri 05/11/18 7:30 PM

Night Train 57: A Sensory Friendly Folk Opera is a Kennedy Center commissioned work for young audiences. In this hour long musical, audiences will be invited to sing and dance their way to outer-space. A chance encounter at the laundry line with a new neighbor leads to an evening filled with mystery, joy, and surprise as the trio of musicians-turned-actors discover a magical lantern and map that change an ordinary picnic table into a legendary train that flies through the galaxies powered by music.

This folk opera adventure welcomes travelers of all ages and sensory levels.

Defiant: The Hit Stage Play
2017-18 The Whiting
Sat 05/12/2018 7:30 PM

Defiant - the phenomenally outrageous hit stage play!

Come and meet the Scott’s a hilarious drama filled modern day family! As hardships arise can their faith sustain them or will they crumble under life’s pressure. Their marriage is tested! Friendships hang in the balance! And a life is on the line! Will the Scott’s survive?

Salvation Army-Flint Citadel Band
2017-18 The Whiting
Sat 05/19/2018 7:00 PM

Salvation Army 125th Anniversary Weekend

Flint Citadel Band
With Special Guest Chicago Staff Band

Free tickets for this event are not available online. Please contact the Ticket Center at (810) 237-7333 for tickets.

U of M Flint Season Pass
2017-18 UM-Flint Theatre/Dance

Season Pass allows the owner to attend as often as he/she likes, pending availability, tickets must be requested in advance.

Discounted passes are available for students, seniors, alumni, veterans, and U of M Faculty and may only be purchased in person at The Ticket Center at The Whiting or Flint Farmers Market.

The Moth Mainstage Capitol Theatre
2017-18 The Capitol Theatre
Thu 06/07/18 7:30pm

After past sold out performances in Detroit, Ann Arbor, East Lansing, Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo, The Moth Mainstage comes to Flint for the very first time.
Enjoy this show at the newly renovated Capitol Theatre, featuring a line-up of writers, performers, and other unique national and Michigan storytellers, each with a ten-minute story to tell live without notes.

Each Moth Mainstage show features simple, old-fashioned storytelling by a select group of national and regional storytellers.
You never know how the stories might unfold ...some are dramatic, funny, or suspenseful...and, perhaps, all these things and more.