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Riverdance
2016-17 The Whiting Presents
Fri 4/7/17 8:00 PM - Sat 4/8/17 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM

The international Irish dance phenomenon is back by popular demand in Riverdance - The 20th Anniversary World Tour.


Flint Youth Symphony
2016-17 FIM Season
Thurs 4/13/2017 7:00 PM

Flint Youth Symphony Orchestra Concert with Courbevoie (Paris, France) Youth Orchestra

Join the talented young musicians of the Flint Youth Symphony Orchestra and their sister orchestra from Paris, the Courbevoie Youth Orchestra.


Jack & The Beanstalk
2016-17 FYT First Stage
Sat 4/15/17 2:00pm & 7:00pm

Follow Jack as he journeys up the fantastical beanstalk to an encounter with a very silly giant, and to the rescue of his father, learning valuable lessons about other people’s things.

Recommended for ages 3 and up



FSO April Classical Concert
2016-17 FIM Season
Sat 04/22/2016 7:30 PM

Enrique Diemecke - Conductor

Guest Artists:
Pia Broden Williams - Soprano
Xiao Wang - Violin
2016 William C. Byrd Young Artist Competition Winner

Performing:
Enrique Diemecke Wieniawsky Concerto No. 2
Ralph Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 3 (Pastoral Symphony)




Thirteen
2016-17 FYT Main Stage
Fri 4/28/17 - Sat 5/06/17

13 young people
13 stories
13 insights into what it means to be an adolescent in America today

In the US today, adolescents make up approximately 13% of the population. This original devised production examines the changing face of America's adolescents, exploring the hopes, dreams, fears, and frustrations of young people as they form their identities in an increasingly complex and diverse world.

Brand new production created by a team of FYT students who are mentored by Andrew Morton and Brittany Reed and directed by Andrew Morton and Brittany Reed

Recommended for ages 12 and up



42nd Street
2016-17 The Whiting Presents
Fri 4/28/17 8:00 PM - Sat 4/29/17 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM

The quintessential backstage musical comedy classic, 42nd Street is the song and dance fable of Broadway with an American Dream story and includes some of the greatest songs ever written, such as “We’re In The Money,” “Lullaby of Broadway,” “Shuffle Off To Buffalo,” “Dames,” “I Only Have Eyes For You” and of course “42nd Street.”


FSPA Showcase 2017
2016-17 FIM Season
Sun 4/30/2017 3:00 PM

39th Annual Showcase Concert

The concert will feature the Flint Youth Ballet and the Flint Youth Symphony Orchestra performing Bernstein’s Candide Overture together and a surprise grand finale.


William Shakespeare's Long Lost First Play (abridged)
2016-17 The Whiting Presents
Fri 5/5/17 7:30 PM

Every famous character and Shakespearean plot device come together in a single story so comically outrageous it’s no wonder the Bard of Avon hid it away.


The Cat In The Hat
2016-17 FYT First Stage
Fri 5/12/17 2:00pm & Sat 5/13/17 7:00pm

“We looked! Then we saw him step in on the mat! We looked! And we saw him! The Cat in the Hat!” Dr. Seuss’ classic story is brought to vibrant life in this delightful new adaptation.

Recommended for ages 3 and up



FSO May Classical Concert
2016-17 FIM Season
Sat 05/13/2016 7:30 PM

Enrique Diemecke - Conductor

Guest Artist:
Fleur Barron - Mezzo-Soprano
Andrew Cummings - Baritone
Liana Guberman - Soprano
Thomas Studebaker - Tenor
Flint Festival Chorus


Justice Jasmine
2016-17 FYT Off The Press
Sun 1/22/17 4:00pm

Jasmine is nine years old when she is sent to live in a residential children’s center. There she meets Brandon, a new therapist. Their shared love of comic books and superheroes provides the tools Jasmine needs to come to grips with her feelings of separation and abandonment.

Written by Andrew Morton
Recommended for adult and older teens





I MOM SO HARD
2017-18 The Whiting
Sat 7/08/17 7:00 PM

Jumping off of the pages of Facebook and on to stages across the country, there’s no one making moms feel as uncomfortably normal as Kristin Hensley and Jen Smedley, the hilarious oh-so-real women behind #IMomSoHard. With over 675,000 Facebook fans and more than 55 million views of their web series, Jen and Kristen’s blend of honesty and humor resonates with moms and dads alike, proving why these two have become the hottest ticket in town.

This show is 18 and over