Special Events

William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night is a fast-paced romantic comedy with several interwoven plots involving romance, mistaken identities, and practical jokes. 
For more information, visit the Twelfth Night show page.

Detroit Public TV Presents "Edmund Fitzgerald—Live Talk" with Ric Mixter

Multimedia Presentation on the Main Stage

at the Baldwin Theatre, Royal Oak
November 5, 2021 @ 7:00 pm

edmund ship pic
Falling victim to powerful gale force winds, the Edmund Fitzgerald was lost on November 10, 1975, in the worst maritime disaster on the Great Lakes. Join filmmaker, underwater photographer, and author Ric Mixter as he tells the fascinating story of the Edmund Fitzgerald in a multi-media presentation with Q&A. Learn about the ship’s construction, its successful launch, and the contributing factors that led to freighter’s eventual breakup and submersion to the bottom of Lake Superior, more than 550 feet below the surface where it remains today.

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Ric Mixter
It’s been said that more people learn about Great Lakes history from Ric Mixter than from any other source.  He’s written and produced over 30 programs on shipwrecks for PBS, The Outdoor Channel, and the Vision Network. Ric has also been featured as a shipwreck expert on the Discovery Channel and History Channel, diving over 100 shipwrecks, including the Edmund Fitzgerald. A dynamic, energetic speaker, Ric loves to share his knowledge and underwater videos!