Press and Media Coverage

EncoreMichigan.com... March 18, 2018. A preview of Kayak, the third production of the 2017-2018 Mainstage Season.

 

FreeBeacon.com... March 15, 2018. Matrix received a mention for the NEA funding it received for its Bridging Borders project in an article about some of the fantastic projects the NEA is currently funding. Cheers to "social justice" theatre!

 

EncoreMichigan.com... February 3, 2018. A review of the world premiere of Big Red Button by Michael Perrie Jr.

 

ClickonDetroit.com... January 4, 2018. A news story on WDIV featuring players from the Inaugural Automotive Cup Hockey Game at Clark Park to benefit Clark Park Coalition and Matrix Theatre Company.

 

Model D Media... December 4, 2017. An article featuring the Matrix School of Theatre discussing how Detroit youth explore race through the arts.

 

EncoreMichigan.com... November 23, 2017. A review of Who Will Sing for Lena? from encoremichigan.com.

 

itsalltheatre.com... November 21, 2017. Dan Skora's review of Who Will Sing for Lena? for itsalltheatre.com.

 

BroadwayWorld.com... October 19. 2017. A preview of Who Will Sing for Lena?, the 2017-2018 Season opener.

 

Detroit Free Press... September 29, 2017. Matrix's Mainstage Season made the Freep's Fall Preview list.

 

Detroit Free Press... September 29, 2017. A full run-down of Southeastern Michigan's Fall theatre schedule. 

 

BroadwayWorld.com... September 12, 2017. An article discussing the School of Theatre's Fall Semester of classes

 

EncoreMichigan.com... August 30, 2017. An announcement of the 2017 Wilde Award winners. Matrix received Wilde Awards for both of categories for which our work was nominated.

 

EncoreMichigan.com... August 29, 2017. An announcement of Matrix Theatre Company's 2017-2018 Mainstage Season.

 

BroadwayWorld.com... August 23, 2017. A preview of our upcoming Mainstage Season.

 

Al Jazeera English... July 23, 2017. A video news segment featuring an interview and performances of Dream Deferred: Detroit, 1967, the final show of the 2016 - 2017 Mainstage Season.

 

It's All Theatre... July 15, 2017. Blogger and reviewer Dan Skora picks two Matrix shows in his Best of the 2016 - 2017 Season roundup.

 

EncoreMichigan.com... July 11, 2017. An article announcing the 2017 Wilde Award nominations. Matrix garnered two nominations.

 

Detroit Metro Times... July 6, 2017. An article featuring Dream Deferred: Detroit, 1967, the final show of the 2016 - 2017 Mainstage Season.

 

The Daily Beast... July 4, 2017. A feature and review of Dream Deferred: Detroit, 1967, the final show of the 2016 - 2017 Mainstage Season.

 

American Black Journal... June 22, 2017. An interview with Matrix's Artistic Director and the director and one of the cast members of Dream Deferred: Detroit, 1967, the final show of the 2016 - 2017 Mainstage Season.

 

CW50 Detroit... June 16, 2017. A television interview with David Wolber, director of Dream Deferred: Detroit, 1967, the final show of the 2016 - 2017 Mainstage Season, on local show, Street Beat.

 

Detroit Free Press... June 14, 2017. A review of Dream Deferred: Detroit, 1967, the final show of the 2016 - 2017 Mainstage Season.

 

EncoreMichigan.com... June 14, 2017. An announcement of the first production extension for Dream Deferred: Detroit, 1967, the final show of the 2016 - 2017 Mainstage Season.

 

Detroit Free Press... June 8, 2017. Matrix's Dream Deferred: Detroit, 1967, the final show of the 2016 - 2017 Mainstage Season, is mentioned in this arts and culture roundup article.

 

Fox 2 Detroit... June 7, 2017. An interview with the director and performances from the cast of Dream Deferred: Detroit, 1967, the final show of the 2016 - 2017 Mainstage Season.

 

EncoreMichigan.com... June 3, 2017. A review of Dream Deferred: Detroit, 1967, the final show of the 2016 - 2017 Mainstage Season.

 

The Detroit News... May 31, 2017. A feature previewing Dream Deferred: Detroit, 1967, the final show of the 2016 - 2017 Mainstage Season.

 

BroadwayWorld.com... May 25, 2017. An announcement of the post-show events planned for Dream Deferred: Detroit, 1967, the final show of the 2016 - 2017 Mainstage Season.

 

EncoreMichigan.com... May 18, 2017. A preview of Dream Deferred: Detroit, 1967, the final show of the 2016 - 2017 Mainstage Season.

 

Model D Media... April 3, 2017. A feature about the Matrix School of Theatre.

 

Broadwayworld.com... March 7, 2017. An announcement about Matrix's Motor City-themed fundraiser at Donovan's Pub.

 

ChevyDetroit.com... February 17, 2017. A mention of Matrix's School of Theatre classes in a list-icle about Local Acting Classes You Should Know.

 

EncoreMichigan.com... February 17, 2017. A review of Intentions, the third show of the 2016 - 2017 Mainstage Season.

 

Crain's Detroit Business... February 15, 2017. Intentions, the third show of the 2016 - 2017 Mainstage Season, made Crain's List of 10 Things to Do This Weekend.

 

EncoreMichigan.com... January 28, 2017. An announcement of the post-show events planned for Intentions, the third show of the 2016 - 2017 Mainstage Season.

 

DetroitPerforms.org... January 19, 2017. A preview of Intentions, the third show of the 2016 - 2017 Mainstage Season.

 

Broadwayworld.com... January 10, 2017. A preview and photo flash of Intentions, the third show of the 2016 - 2017 Mainstage Season.

 

EncoreMichigan.com... December 17, 2016. An article announcing a $20,000 award from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).

 

EncoreMichigan.com... December 16, 2016. An announcement about the search for a new Executive Director.

 

Crain's Detroit Business... December 15, 2016. An article announcing Kate Brennan as interim Executive Director.

 

Detroit Free Press... November 16, 2016. A review of 2.5 Minute Ride, the second show of the 2016 - 2017 Mainstage Season.

 

The Jewish News... November 16, 2016. Columnist Ben Falik discusses 2.5 Minute Ride, the second show of the 2016 - 2017 Mainstage Season.

 

EncoreMichigan.com... November 13, 2016. A review of 2.5 Minute Ride, the second show of the 2016 - 2017 Mainstage Season.

 

EncoreMichigan.com... November 12, 2016. An announcement of the post-show events and donation drive planned for 2.5 Minute Ride, the second show of the 2016 - 2017 Mainstage Season.

 

EncoreMichigan.com... October 14, 2016. An announcement about Matrix receiving $236,000 in grants.

 

Broadwayworld.com... October 14, 2016. A preview of 2.5 Minute Ride, the second show of the 2016 - 2017 Mainstage Season.

 

Detroit Metro Times... October 10, 2016. A featurette on Sizwe Bansi is Dead, the first show of the 2016 - 2017 Mainstage Season.

 

EncoreMichigan.com... September 28, 2016. A preview of Writers' Blocks, a series of play readings featuring plays written by the Matrix Teen Company.

 

Broadwayworld.com... September 27, 2016. A review of Sizwe Bansi is Dead, the first show of the 2016 - 2017 Mainstage Season.

 

EncoreMichigan.com... September 25, 2016. A review of Sizwe Bansi is Dead, the first show of the 2016 - 2017 Mainstage Season.

 

Broadwayworld.com... August 31, 2016. A preview of Sizwe Bansi is Dead, the first show of the 2016 - 2017 Mainstage Season.

 

AmericanTheatre.org... August 30, 2016. A news release about the 2016 Wilde Award winners.

 

Fox 2 Detroit... August 15, 2016. A story about the burglary that took place at Matrix Theatre.

 

The Detroit News... August 12, 2016. A story about the burglary that took place at Matrix Theatre.

 

EncoreMichigan.com... July 12, 2016. An announcement of Matrix's 2016 - 2017 Mainstage Season.

 

Broadwayworld.com... July 1, 2016. An announcement of the nominees for the 2016 Wilde Awards.

 

Broadwayworld.com... May 19, 2016. An announcement for Matrix's Summer Creativity Camps.

 

EncoreMichigan.com... May 17, 2016. An announcement of Matrix's new Executive Director, Mary Ann McCourt.

 

Broadwayworld.com... May 16, 2016. A preview of the "Dueling Favorites" Cabaret.

 

Broadwayworld.com... May 7, 2016. An announcement detailing Matrix Teen Company's partnership with globe-trotting "breaking walls" program.

 

Detroit Performs... April 5, 2016. A clip about Matrix Theatre Company and agua de luna (psalms for the rouge) from WVTS's program Detroit Performs.

 

The Detroit Free Press... March 9, 2016. A review of Low Hanging Fruit, Matrix's Partner Production with University of Detroit, Mercy.

 

EncoreMichigan.com... February 27, 2016. A review of agua de luna (psalms for the rouge), the final Mainstage show of the 25th Anniversary Season.

 

The Detroit Free Press... February 26, 2016. agua de luna (psalms for the rouge), the final Mainstage show of the 25th Anniversary Season, made the Best of the Best List.

 

Between the Lines... February 25, 2016. A preview of Low Hanging Fruit, Matrix's Partner Production with University of Detroit, Mercy.

 

Model D Media... February 22, 2016. A feature article about Matrix's 25th Anniversary and agua de luna (psalms for the rouge)

 

Broadwayworld.com... February 2, 2016. A preview of agua de luna (psalms for the rouge), the final Mainstage show of the 25th Anniversary Season.

 

WXYZ TV - Detroit Channel 7... December 16, 2015. A feature on Matrix's programs on the television special "Taking Action for Detroit."

 

It's All Theatre... December 10, 2015. A review of The Velocity of Autumn, the second Mainstage show of the 25th Anniversary Season.

 

The Detroit Free Press... December 9, 2015. A review of The Velocity of Autumn, the second Mainstage show of the 25th Anniversary Season.

 

Encore Michigan... November 22, 2015. A review of The Velocity of Autumn, the second Mainstage show of the 25th Anniversary Season.

 

Encore Michigan... October 22, 2015. A preview of The Velocity of Autumn, the second Mainstage show of the 25th Anniversary Season.

 

InspiredMichigan.com... October 15, 2015. A feature on Matrix's School of Theatre and Teen Company programs.

 

The Detroit Free Press... September 30, 2015. A review of A Kid Like Jake, the first Mainstage show of the 25th Anniversary Season.

 

Broadwayworld.com... September 29, 2015. A preview of the Matrix Teen Company's show, Haunted Theatre.

 

The Cranky Critic... September 29, 2015. A review of A Kid Like Jake, the first Mainstage show of the 25th Anniversary Season.

 

Downriver Sunday Times... September 27, 2015. A review of A Kid Like Jake, the first Mainstage show of the 25th Anniversary Season.

 

Encore Michigan... September 22, 2015. An announcement that Matrix Theatre Company was award funding from Bloomberg Philanthropies.

 

Encore Michigan... September 21, 2015. A review of A Kid Like Jake, the first Mainstage show of the 25th Anniversary Season.

 

Broadwayworld.com... September 17, 2015. A preview of Obie Award-winning playwright, Caridad Svich's second residency at Matrix.

 

Broadwayworld.com... August 12, 2015. An announcement of Dr. Shaun Nethercott's, Matrix Theatre Company's founder, retirement.

 

Encore Michigan... July 15, 2015. The 25th Anniversary Mainstage Season announcement.

 

Model D Media... June 16, 2015. A feature article about our School of Theatre and its students.

 

Metro Times... June 12, 2015. A mention of Matrix Theatre Company's Diego Rivera giant puppet project at the DIA.

 

The Detroit News... April 24, 2015. The Matrix Teen show Starting With Us gets a mention in the weekend's best things to do line up.

 

Broadwayworld.com... April 16, 2015. A preview article about the production Motherhood Out Loud.

 

The Detroit News... March 4, 2015. A feature article about the play and cast of Best of Enemies and the conversations it inspires.

 

Broadwayworld.com... February 18, 2015. An announcement for Best of Enemies post-show events.

 

Chevy In The D... February 2, 2015. A feature article about Matrix Theatre Company's programs and upcoming events.

 

The Detroit News... January 30, 2015. Cain's Row made the Best Things to Do in Metro Detroit list.

 

Broadwayworld.com... January 29, 2015. A preview of Best of Enemies, the second Mainstage show of the 2014 - 2015 Season.

 

WDIV/Channel 4... January 22, 2015. A video feature of the process and production of Cain's Row, the newest original script from the Matrix Writers Circle.

 

Broadwayworld.com... November 14, 2014. A news story announcing Rapture, Blister, Burn, the first show of the 2014 - 2015 Mainstage Season.

 

MLive... October 7, 2014. A news story announcing the winners of the Knight Arts Challenge grants. Matrix was awarded $30,000 for the Caridad in the Comunidad project.

 

Between the Lines... May 15, 2014. A preview story about the staged reading production of Excerpts from Howard Zinn's Emma.

 

Michigan Nightlight... March 28, 2014. A feature story about the Matrix Teen Company and their original production of Are You Passing?

 

The Michigan Daily... March 13, 2014. A feature story about the Matrix School of Theatre and the work they do with youth in metro Detroit.

 

Broadwayworld.com... February 27, 2014. An interview with Molly McMahon, director of Collected Stories, about the production.

 

Broadwayworld.com... February 5, 2014. A preview of Collected Stories, the final production of the 2013 - 2014 Mainstage Season.

 

Broadwayworld.com... January 30, 2014. A preview and schedule of Matrix's 2014 Detroit Dreaming Film Festival.

 

Fansshare.com... December 17, 2013. An article about Justin Bartha and his work with the Matrix Teen Company.

 

Broadwayworld.com... November 19, 2013. A preview of Southwest Holiday Fest, a new festival Matrix is co-producing.

 

Broadwayworld.com... November 13, 2013. An article announcing the partnership between actors Justin Bartha and Jesse Eisenberg, and the Matrix Teen Company.

 

Broadwayworld.com... October 14, 2013. A preview of Visiting Mr. Green, the second production of the 2013 - 2014 Mainstage Season.

 

Detroit Urban Innovation Exchange... September 27, 2013. An article featuring Matrix's own Director of Education, Andrea Scobie, and the Matrix School of Theatre.

 

Broadwayworld.com... September 20, 2013. A preview of No Child... Matrix's first production of the 2013 - 2014 Mainstage Season.

 

Rogue Critic... September 5, 2013. The Rogue Critic Gallery (Part 6) nominations are out and Matrix Theatre has made the "best of" list.

 

Rogue Critic... September 5, 2013. The Rogue Critic Gallery (Part 5) nominations are out and Matrix Theatre has made the "best of" list.

 

Rogue Critic... September 3, 2013. The Rogue Critic Gallery (Part 1) nominations are out and Matrix Theatre has made the "best of" list.

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