Editor’s Picks: What to do, where to go, who to see.
LET THE SUNSHINE IN
The Detroit Actor’s Theatre Company, under artistic director Eric Swanson, presents the groundbreaking musical story of the 1960s hippie counterculture and sexual revolution, Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 18-20, at the New Center Park. No charge. Mature audiences recommended. Thedatc.org.
Garden City students and residents have been working hard all summer on rehearsals for Fiddler on the Roof — which will be the inaugural performance of Garden City High School’s new summer theater program, Garden City Summer Community Theatre, that its founder, director Greg Wiklanski, hopes will become an annual tradition. Based on Sholem Aleichem’s stories, the musical will be performed 7 p.m. Aug. 18-20 and 2 p.m. Aug. 21, at the O’Leary Performing Arts Center inside Garden City High School. $10. (734) 762-8350; gardencityschools.com.
Join Broadway’s tallest tapper and winner of 10 Tony Awards, Tommy Tune, as he takes to the stage for an autobiographical stroll through more than 50 years of singing, dancing and tale telling at Tommy Tune Tonite! Featuring renditions of standards by Irving Berlin, Kurt Weill, Cole Porter, Johnny Mercer, George and Ira Gershwin, Carole King, Green Day and more, Tune performs 7:30 Thursday, Aug. 25 (tickets start at $63), preceded by a private performance for the Friends of the Berman Gala (minimum $1,000 per couple), 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24. The Berman Center for the Performing Arts at the West Bloomfield JCC. (248) 661-1900; theberman.org.
NIC + ZOE
“I started Nic + Zoe to give today’s modern women fashionable, comfortable and functional clothing for every aspect of her life,” says Dorian Lightbown, who named the company after her kids, Nicholas and Zoe. Take a sneak peek at what’s new this fall at a Nic + Zoe Trunk Show Aug. 25-27 at Eleganza Boutique, West Bloomfield. (248) 737-2666; shopeleganzaboutique.com. *
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