FLINT REP PRESENTS NEW VERSION OF
May 15, 2022
Flint Rep reinvents the classic musical. With a fresh new rewrite by book writer and lyricist Tom Jones, in collaboration with director Michael Lluberes, the young lovers at the center of the story are re-imagined as two young men. JUNE 3 - 19, 2022.
FLINT REP 2022
NEW WORKS FESTIVAL
April 13, 2022
Flint Repertory Theatre’s 2022 New Works Festival April 29 – May 1 to feature new plays by Karen Saari, Nandita Shenoy. James Anthony Tyler and Ken Urban.
MICHAEL'S SHOWS AVAILABLE TO LICENSE THROUGH UPROAR THEATRICS
August 1, 2021
Michael is delighted to announce that THE BOY IN THE BATHROOM and PETER PAN: THE BOY WHO HATED MOTHERS are now available to license through Uproar Theatrics. Check out the site to read the scripts and inquire about licensing.
July 19, 2021
Flint Repertory Theatre announces 2021-22 Season including the world premiere of WRONG RIVER by Josh Wilder and a new version of THE FANTASTICKS that re-imagines the lovers at the center of the story as two young gay men.
SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD CONCERT
July 6, 2021
Broadway stars Bonnie Milligan, Emily Padgett and Josh Young to headline outdoor SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD CONCERT at Flint Repertory Theatre July 23 – 25.
FLINT MURAL PLAYS
June 1, 2021
This summer, Flint Repertory Theatre partners with the Flint Public Art Project to present FLINT MURAL PLAYS - 25 world premiere micro audio plays from some of the most exciting playwrights across the country. Each play corresponds with a different mural located around the city of Flint! June 1 – August 31.
MICHIGAN THEATRES COME BACK
August 31, 2020
Michael and other artistic directors discuss how Michigan theatres are surviving the pandemic in this Michigan Advance article. “It’s more important than ever to tell stories.”
ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST
March 13, 2020
Michael directs ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST by Dale Wasserman, adapted from the novel by Ken Kesey March 13-22 at Flint Repertory Theatre.
RIDDLE OF THE TRILOBITES OPENS OFF-BROADWAY
February 7, 2020
Flint Repertory Theatre & CollaborationTown’s Co-Production of RIDDLE OF THE TRILOBITES runs Off-Broadway at The New Victory Theater February 7-23.
FLINT REP 2020 NEW WORKS FESTIVAL
January 17, 2020
Flint Rep’s annual New Works Festival (Jan 17-20) is a three-day event presenting staged readings and workshops of new plays and musicals.
This year’s lineup includes TALK TO ME by Charlie Sohne & Tim Rosser, WRONG RIVER by Josh Wilder, QUIVER by Jenni Lamb and THE MOON & THE SEA by Douglas Lyons & Creighton Irons.
ENCORE MICHIGAN'S THEATRE TALK PLUS PODCAST
June 29, 2019
Listen to Producing Artistic Director Michael Lluberes talk about Flint Rep's Inaugural season, the upcoming 19/20 season and all the exciting things happening in Flint on Encore Michigan's Theatre Talk Plus Podcast.
SONGS ABOUT STUFF
May 31, 2019
Michael directs the world premiere of SONGS ABOUT STUFF: THE MUSIC OF WALLY PLEASANT May 31-June 9 at Flint Rep.
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 GLASS MENAGERIE
April 5, 2019
Michael directs THE GLASS MENAGERIE by Tennessee Williams at Flint Repertory Theatre April 5 – April 14.
A memory play of exquisite beauty.
Reality and illusion collide in this emotional family drama.
FLINT REP 2019 NEW WORKS FESTIVAL
January 18, 2019
Flint Rep’s annual New Works Festival (Jan 18-20) is a three-day event presenting staged readings and workshops of new plays and musicals.
This year’s lineup includes THE WAYWARD BUNNY by Tony Award-Winner Greg Kotis, TOWER: THE ALBUM by Abbie Spallen, IT’S A SMALL WORLD (OR THE ROBOT PLAY) by Amber Palmer, THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN by Gordon Leary & Julia Meinwald.
AMERICAN THEATRE WING NATIONAL THEATRE COMPANY GRANT RECEPTION
November 16, 2018
Inside the American Theatre Wing’s 2018 National Theatre Company Grant Recipient Reception
Photo coverage of Producing Artistic Director Michael Lluberes accepting the 2018 National Theatre Grant from David Henry Hwang, Chair of The American Theatre Wing.
ASSASSINS AT FLINT REPERTORY THEATRE
November 9, 2018
Michael directs ASSASSINS at Flint Repertory Theatre November 9 – 18.
Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s Tony Award winning musical masterpiece is a bone-chilling, thrill ride through U.S. history. Bold, original and alarmingly funny!
FLINT REPERTORY THEATRE
August 13, 2018
Flint Youth Theatre transforms into FLINT REPERTORY THEATRE. FYT announces major expansion to mission and programing, positioning itself as a professional, not-for-profit theatre.
Read all about it in American Theatre Magazine.
THE GERANIUM ON THE WINDOWSILL JUST DIED...
April 12, 2018
Michael directs the world premiere if THE GERANIUM ON THE WINDOWSILL JUST DIED BUT TEACHER YOU WENT RIGHT ON (Book & Lyrics by Michael Lluberes, Music by Jared Dembowski, based on the book by Albert Cullum) at FYT April 21-May 7.
PROSPECT THEATER COMPANY CONCERT
February 3, 2018
Prospect Theater Company presents MONUMENT, a collection of new mini-musicals including PEDESTAL (Book & Lyrics by Michael Lluberes, Music by Jared Dembowski) in concert Saturday February 3rd at 8:00pm at The TimesCenter.
Prospect commissioned eight writing teams to create original short musicals inspired by monuments around NYC.
THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE
December 2, 2017
Michael directs a new immersive production of THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE at Flint Youth Theatre December 2-17.
Audiences will travel through five unique theatrical spaces in this one of a kind, on-your-feet immersive play. This thrilling adventure is sure to be the theatrical event of the season!
GUTHRIE CENTRE RESIDENCY
June 10, 2016
Michael has been awarded a playwriting residency at The Tyrone Guthrie Centre in Ireland.
The Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig was the home of the great theatre director, Sir William Tyrone Guthrie, who bequeathed it to the Irish nation, as an artist’s retreat. The Centre has hosted thousands of artists from all over the world.
HAROLD ADAMSON AWARD
December 10, 2015
Michael receives the ASCAP Foundation Harold Adamson Award for Lyrics.
The Awards Ceremony was held at the Appell Room of Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center.
Michael is pictured here with fellow honorees Sam Willmott, Joel Grey, Martin Charnin, ASCAP President Paul Williams, Matt Gould, Charlie Sohne, Tim Rosser & Griffin Matthews.