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FLINT REP PRESENTS  NEW VERSION OF
THE FANTASTICKS

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.

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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.

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FLINT AUDIENCES SEE THEIR REFLECTION IN WRONG RIVER 

February 7, 2021

Read the American Theatre Magazine article about the creation of WRONG RIVER by Josh Wilder at Flint Repertory Theatre.

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WRONG RIVER
WORLD PREMIERE

January 24, 2021

Flint Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of WRONG RIVER by Josh Wilder February 4 – 20, 2022.

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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.

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FLINT REP 
ANNOUNCES
2021-22 SEASON

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.

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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.

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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.

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FLINT REP SWEEPS WILDE AWARDS

November 13, 2020

Flint Repertory Theatre wins 26 Wilde Awards (Michigan’s Professional Theatre Awards)! The most awarded theatre in the state!

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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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.

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INTO THE WOODS

December 6, 2019

Michael directs INTO THE WOODS, Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by James Lapine December 6-15 at Flint Repertory Theatre.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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NATIONAL THEATRE COMPANY GRANT

October 23, 2018

Flint Repertory Theatre awarded National Theatre Company Grant from The American Theatre Wing.

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THE BOATMAN

September 28, 2018

Michael directs the world premiere of THE BOATMAN by Alex Moggride at Flint Repertory Theatre September 28 – October 7.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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THE BOY IN THE BATHROOM AT ATF

July 26, 2017

The Adirondack Theatre Festival presents THE BOY IN THE BATHROOM July 26-August 4.

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MICHAEL JOINS FYT AS NEW PRODUCING ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

June 15, 2017

Michael announced as new Producing Artistic Director of Flint Youth Theatre.

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SIMON DAWES BECOMES A PLANET

September 23, 2016

Michael directs the world premiere of Simon Dawes Becomes A Planet by Alex Moggridge Off-Broadway September 23rd-October 8th.

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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.

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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.