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Built in 1882, Tibbits Opera House features an exquisite, award-winning, French Second Empire exterior. It is among the oldest theatres in Michigan. Rich in history and ambiance, the theatre offers nearly perfect acoustics, an intimate 500-seat...more
We saw A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. I had seen this on Broadway, so was excited to see it again. I was a little disappointed, to say the least, but had to realize we weren’t in NYC. The theater is outstanding, especially on...More
Thank Rob M
Stephanie B, Director of Operations at Tibbits Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
Thank you for attending the show! As you can imagine, the resources with a Broadway production are a lot greater than that of a regional production, but we're glad that you realize that. While the exterior of our theatre is completed, the interior is still...More
Our first time here so not sure what the theater looked like before the restoration but the exterior of the opera house is beautiful but the interior had some areas that could still use some work. It is a small theater and it could use...More
Stephanie B, Director of Operations at Tibbits Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for attending! While the exterior is completed, the interior is still an on-going fundraiser. We are well aware of the problems of air conditioning a 136-year-old building and are actively working to remedy that.
The gift shop has been undergoing an overhaul as...More
This theater is a historic landmark worth visiting for any concert or play. They usually have some great ones going on during the summer n such the beautifully restored outside and lovingly maintained inside is truly awe inspiring.
Thank Alicia C
Christine D, General Manager at Tibbits Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2018
Thanks, Alicia. We hope to see you this summer. We have a great line up of shows both for adults and for families.
I've been to Tibbetts several times for plays. It's a small, intimate theater. I've been fortunate to sit fairly close to the stage on all my visits so acoustics have been very good. I'm planning to see Jeff Daniels there in November so this will...More
Thank Deanna S
Stephanie B, Director of Operations at Tibbits Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2017
Thank you for your review. We're happy you'll be joining us in November!
In case you didn't know, we do have some "booster seat" cushions available. They are put out during kids' events, but not for general events. Any usher would be delighted to get...More
Best popcorn theater for kids. Summer theater program is top notch. The architecture and history is so beautiful. Definitely worth a visit.More
Stephanie B, Director of Audience Services & Outreach at Tibbits Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2017
Thank you so much for the review & for visiting us! I like to invite you to come for our Entertainment Series (Love, Loss & What I Wore; Jeff Daniels; Best of the Eagles, the Eagles Tribute Band; Comedy Fest) and our new Classic Film...More