Built in 1882, Tibbits Opera House is among the oldest theatres in Michigan. Beyond its exquisite award-winning exterior, the theatre offers a rich history and ambiance, excellent natural acoustics, an intimate 500-seat setting, and great entertainment year round. Tibbits is a great place to catch a show, especially during its outstanding summer season or just stop for a tour and tale of its past.
Tibbits has developed an outstanding reputation for its professional Summer Theatre over more than 50 years. USA Today called it one of “10 great places to see the lights way off Broadway.” In addition to its main shows of musicals, comedies, and great theatre, Tibbits offers Popcorn Theatre, a perfect introduction to live theatre which has become tradition for generations of families.
Through the rest of the year, Tibbits Entertainment Series offers touring performers and something for every taste. Tibbits’ youth and educational programming provides diverse opportunities for children and teens. Before or after the show take in Tibbits art gallery exhibits featuring works of many fine regional artists.
Group rates are offered for most shows including benefits for tour leaders and drivers. Tours are available and can be adapted to the needs and interests of your group. Tibbits Opera House is handicap accessible, including hearing assistance and an induction loop system. Theatre is easily accessible from I-69, 80/90 toll road and I-94 making it a perfect mid-trip stop, or as its own destination.
Located in downtown Coldwater with its small town charm and historic character, tours or step-on guides can include other aspects of the community. Hotel and dining options are also available. Coldwater Country-Pure Michigan
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