Event Listings



Cabaret at the Capitol
2018-19 U of M Flint Theater
Fri 2/22/2019 at 7:30PM, Sat 2/23/2019 at 7:30PM - Capitol Theatre

UM-Flint Students sing a wide range of Broadway hits in an intimate evening of song and performance. Come enjoy a cabaret atmosphere with a variety of pieces and performers!

Tickets are available:
In Person: The Whiting Ticket Center or Whiting's booth at Flint Farmer's Market.
By Phone: Call The Whiting Ticket Center at (810) 237-7333
Tickets for this event are not available online.


FSO February Classical Concert
2018-19 FIM Season
Sat 02/23/2019 7:30 PM - The Whiting

BEETHOVEN'S SYMPHONY NO. 5 DESTINY

Oriol Sans Arrufat - Conductor
Guest Artists:
Anthony Elliott - Cello
Cheyanne Coss - Voice
Beethoven, Barber, Bloch

Cheyanne Coss appears courtesy of St. Cecilia Society, host of the William C. Byrd Young Artist Competition


Freedom Bound
2018-19 The Whiting
Tue 2/26/2019 7:00 PM - The Whiting

There is a story connected with the Underground Railroad in countless communities throughout the north. Old houses have secret tunnels leading into the woods, attics with hidden stairways. The “Railroad” was a network of friends who helped slaves escape to freedom in the north and on to Canada before the Civil War.


Riddle of the Trilobites
2018-19 Flint Repertory Theatre - TYA Series
FRI, SAT, & SUN 3/1/2019 - 3/10/2019 Elgood Theatre

An epic, puppet-filled musical adventure set underwater 500 million years ago. With humor and songs, this world premiere musical explores family, loss, and our connection to and impact on our planet.


Diavolo / Architecture in Motion
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Fri 3/1/2019 8:00 PM - The Whiting

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Diavolo/Architecture in Motion, fresh from its recent success as a top 10 finalists on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, Diavolo explores the relationship between the human body and its architectural environment, pushing the limits of performance by incorporating architectural structures, gymnastics and acrobatics into its work. Led by Artistic Director Jacques Heim, this audacious and innovative company, goes where no other company dares.


Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Fri 3/8/2019 8:00 PM - The Capitol Theatre

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Visons of Cape Breton and Beyond continues the story of the North America’s first family of traditional fiddlers, featuring the fierce fiddling husband and wife duo, Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, who command the stage with an explosive celebration of raw energy and passion that infuses their traditional heritage with their taste for the contemporary.

With the “Visons” show Natalie and Donnell share their legendary musical traditions of their hometowns of Lakefield, Ontario and Cape Breton, Nova Scotia with an expanded show that highlights the unique talents, influences and stories of this amazing, growing clan through dancing, singing and, of course, world-class music making.


Finding Neverland
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Sat 3/9/2019 2PM & 8PM & Sun 3/10/19 2PM
The Whiting

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Based on the Academy Award®-winning film of the same name, this breathtaking show follows playwright J.M. Barrie as he summons the courage to become the writer – and the man – he yearns to be. Barrie finds the inspiration he’s been missing when he meets the beautiful widow Sylvia and her four young sons: Jack, George, Michael and Peter.


Dramatic Dialogues
2018-19 U of M Flint Theater
Thu 3/14/19 at 5:30PM - Capitol Theatre

Dramatic Dialogues
Dramatic Dialogues Series was developed to presents challenges and issues facing our world today through the lens of a contemporary play. The series is presented in collaboration with other departments and offices on campus and also is open to the community beyond the campus.


Mayumana Currents
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Fri 3/15/19 8:00 PM - The Whiting

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'Currents' is a spectacular show that was inspired by the historical Battle of Currents between Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla in their quest for finding energy sources for the world.


FSO March Classical Concert
2018-19 FIM Season
Sat 03/23/2019 7:30 PM - The Whiting

RAVEL'S BOLERO

Enrique Diemecke - Conductor
Guest Artist:
Baron Fenwick - Piano
Ravel, Ginastera, Berlioz,
Saint-Saëns, Gershwin



Significant Other
2018-19 U of M Flint Theater
FRI, SAT, & SUN 3/29/2019 - 4/7/2019 - U of M Flint Theater

By Joshua Harmon

All of Jordan Berman’s best friends are setting a date… and he can’t even get one! A cutting romantic comedy about sustaining friendships, falling in love, finding your soulmate, and discovering yourself in an increasingly disparate and alienating world.


Monty Python's Spamalot
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Fri 3/29/2019 8PM & Sat 3/30/19 2PM & 8PM
The Whiting

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Find your grail and give your audiences and performers the chance of a lifetime to experience one of the greatest musicals of the modern age. The Tony® Award Winning Best Musical, Spamalot!


The Glass Menagerie
2018-19 Flint Repertory Theatre - Signature Series
FRI, SAT, & SUN 4/5/2019 - 4/14/2019 Bower Theatre

A play of exquisite beauty. Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie is one of the greatest American classics of the 20th Century. Reality and illusion collide in this emotional family drama.


Flint Youth Symphony Orchestra
2018-19 FIM Season
Sat 4/13/19 3:00PM - The Whiting

Join the talented young musicians of the Flint Youth Symphony Orchestra for their annual performance at Whiting Auditorium. Music will include Dvorak’s Symphony No. 8 and Mayuzumi Xylophone Concerto.


Spring Dance Concert
2018-19 U of M Flint Theater
Fri 4/19/2019 at 7:30PM, Sat 4/20/2019 at 2:00PM, Sat 4/20/2019 at 7:30PM - U of M Flint Theater

Choreography by Beth Freiman and Emma Davis

Faculty Choreographed yearly dance concert featuring a variety of dance styles and suitable for all ages.


Mark Farner's American Band With The Guess Who
The Capitol Theatre Presents
FRIDAY, APRIL 19th at 8PM


Mark Farner’s American Band will officially kick off his 50th Anniversary tour with The Guess Who in his hometown, at the famous Capitol Theatre.


The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Thu 4/25/19 7:30PM - The Whiting

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An irreverent, fast-paced romp through the Bard’s plays, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) was London’s longest-running comedy having clocked a very palpable nine years in London’s West End at the Criterion Theatre!


Black Violin
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Fri 4/26/2019 8PM Sat 4/27/2019 2PM
The Capitol Theatre

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Black Violin is lead by classically trained string players Wil B. (viola) and Kev Marcus (violin). Joining them onstage are DJ SPS and drummer Nat Stokes. The band uses their unique blend of classical and hip-hop music, often described as “classical boom," to overcome stereotypes and encourage people of all ages, races, and economic backgrounds to join together to break down cultural barriers.


FSPA 41st Annual Showcase Concert
2018-19 FIM Season
Sun 04/28/2019 3:00 PM

This fast-paced, collage-style production features nearly 350 talented FSPA musicians and dancers. It’s a wonderful opportunity for them to perform on the Whiting stage and for the community to enjoy a wide range of FSPA performance offerings. Each year, the Showcase Concert ends with an exciting not-to-be-missed finale.


FSPA Festival of Dance 2019
2018-19 FIM Season
Sat 5/04/2018 7:30 pm & 5/05/2017 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.


FSO May Classical Concert
2018-19 FIM Season
Sat 05/11/2019 7:30 PM - The Whiting

MAHLER'S RESURRECTION

Enrique Diemecke - Conductor

Flint Symphony Chorus
Mahler



Jersey Boys
2018-19 The Whiting Presents
Tue 5/14/19 7:30PM - The Whiting

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They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard… and the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story -- a story that has made them an international sensation all over again.


Songs About Stuff: The Music of Wally Pleasant
2018-19 Flint Repertory Theatre - Signature Series
FRI, SAT, & SUN 5/31/2019 - 6/9/2019 Elgood Theatre

Welcome to the hilarious world of Mid-Michigan singer/songwriter Wally Pleasant! This intimate world premiere musical revue is an offbeat celebration of his music, humor and quirky way of looking at the world.


The Mighty O.A.R.
2018-19 The Capitol Theatre
Thu 06/27/19 8:00pm

SiriusXM The Pulse Presents:
The Mighty O.A.R. w/ American Authors & Huntertones
Summer Tour 2019

Onsale Schedule:
• O.A.R. Album Pre-Order Presale: Wed, Feb. 13 @ 12:00pm – Thu, Feb. 14 10:00pm
• O.A.R. Fan Club Presale: Thu, Feb. 14 10:00am -10:00pm
• Capitol Theatre Presale: Thu, Feb. 14 10:00am – 10:00pm
• General Onsale: Fri, Feb. 15 10:00am



Bring It! Live: The Dance Battle Tour
Bring It! Live: The Dance Battle Tour
Wed, Jul 17th 7:30PM
The Whiting

Join Coach D and the Dancing Dolls from the hit Lifetime show, “Bring It!”, as they take the dance battle from your television screen to stages across the nation. This brand-new interactive competition combines jaw-dropping performances from the infamous Dancing Dolls and the high-pressure competitions seen on the television show –with a twist.

You don’t want to miss the dance event of the summer! Buckle yo’ seatbelts –klik klak!