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A Fantastic Fall at the Freighthouse

From showcasing local talent, to welcoming families for interactive workshops, to premiering an all-new work inspired by the Ypsilanti’s rich history, take a look back at our favorite moments at the Freighthouse.

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A Deep Dive: The Plough and the Stars

Learn more about Druid Theatre’s October 2023 production of The Plough and the Stars, part of Sean O’Casey’s Dublin Trilogy.

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A Deep Dive: The Shadow of a Gunman

Learn more about Druid Theatre’s October 2023 production of The Shadow of a Gunman, part of Sean O’Casey’s Dublin Trilogy.

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A Deep Dive: Juno and the Paycock

Learn more about Druid Theatre’s October 2023 production of Juno and the Paycock, part of Sean O’Casey’s Dublin Trilogy.

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A Crash Course in the Irish Revolutionary Period

Before experiencing the Dublin Trilogy in the Power Center, read on for more information to help frame this period in Ireland’s rich history.

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Artist Statement: Renée Fleming on ‘Voice of Nature’

When I was 14, the film Soylent Green was released, a sci-fi thriller about a dystopian future of worldwide pollution, dying oceans, depleted resources, and rampant starvation. The story was set in…

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DruidO’Casey

This October, Irish theatre company Druid weaves Sean O’Casey’s three plays into an epic event of conflict, national identity, and the human toll of war.

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Pianist Inon Barnatan’s Fall Residency at UMS

Pianist Inon Barnatan is equally celebrated as a soloist, curator, and collaborator. Starting at the end of September, Barnatan will be part of a week-long series of events at the University of Michigan, including three unique public performances.

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Making Sonic Contributions: An Interview with Marcus Elliot

Saxophonist Marcus Elliot speaks to UMS about the inspiration and creative process behind his world premiere, Sonic Contributions, and what audiences can expect from upcoming performances at the Ypsilanti Freighthouse.

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