Motor City Cabaret & Freedom Players showcase

Motor City Cabaret (MCC) and Freedom Players (FP) come together to present 2 shows in 1! MCC is Theatre and Dance at Wayne's musical theatre performance and outreach program. FP is Theatre and Dance at Wayne's devised theatre performance ensemble that addresses issues of social justice - part of the Black Theatre & Dance Collective.

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April 29-30, 2022

Motor City Cabaret and Freedom Players present

One-Woman Shows & Order Up!

  • 8 p.m. on Friday, April 29, 2022 
  • 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, 2022 
  • 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, 2022 
Venue: Underground Theatre at the Hilberry
Duration: 90 minutes, no intermission
Tickets: $15* •  Get Tickets
*All TDAW students are entitled to one free ticket for their entry to this performance. Students will need to call or email the box office to request their ticket.
Content Warning: Freedom Player's performances will have strong language. MCC does not have any content warnings. 
About the Show:
  • Freedom Players will present 2 one-woman shows by Kylie Ann Stone and Morgan Listenbee. 
  • Motor City Cabaret: "Order Up!"
    • "9to5" from 9to5, Music and Lyrics by Dolly Parton, Choreography by Adam Graber 
    • "Ooh, My Feet" from The Most Happy Fella, Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser 
    • "Make an Omelette" from Something Rotten!, Music and Lyrics by Karey Kirkpatrick and Wayne Kirkpatrick, Choreography by Jill Dion 
    • "What Baking Can Do" from Waitress, Music and Lyrics by Sara Bareilles 
    • "All About the Green" from The Wedding Singer, Music by Matthew Sklar, Lyrics by Chad Beguelin, Choreography by Alexis Rose 
    • "Try Me" from She Loves Me, Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and Music by Jerry Bock 
    • "La Vie Bohème" from Rent, Music and Lyric by Jonathan Larson, Choreography by Erin Gall and Gillian Marshall 
    • "In Love With You" from First Date, Music and Lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner 
    • "Coffee Break" from How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser, choreography by Anna Marie Bethune 
    • "I'd Order Love" from First Date, Music and Lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner 
    • "There's Gotta Be Something Better Than This" from Sweet Charity, Music by Cy Coleman and Lyrics by Dorothy Fields 
    • "Nobody Gets Me (Reprise)" from Cry-Baby, music is by David Javerbaum and Adam Schlesinger 
    • "Get Out And Stay Out" from 9to5, Music and Lyrics by Dolly Parton 
    • "Finale" from 9to5, Music and Lyrics by Dolly Parton, Choreography by Adam Graber 
MCC Cast & Creative
  • Jill Dion, Director
  • Branden Hood and Danielle Wright, Music Director
  • Ryan Bernier, Book
  • Adam Graber, Teaching Assistant
  • Zoe Steenwyk, Rehearsal Stage Manager
  • Justin Bugeja 
  • Anna Marie Bethune 
  • Miranda Cole 
  • Mike Danaj 
  • Nick Easterling 
  • Cara Forfinski 
  • Erin Gall 
  • Reilly Kerrigan 
  • Jacob Lipski 
  • Gillian Marshall 
  • Ethan May 
  • Freda Monroe 
  • Emma Orr 
  • Olivia Paryaski 
  • Dani Poppe 
  • Ashley Poulin 
  • Alexis Pratt 
  • Alexis Rose 
  • Nick Smathers 
  • Ann Stein 



  • To accommodate the interruption of rehearsals, construction, and preparation and to ensure the safety of our students and the quality of our productions, our performance dates have been adjusted. See show titles and additional details here.
  • All guests present completed Wayne State Guest Daily Screener. All visitors must be masked indoors. For the WSU Guest Daily Screnner please visit Our commitment to your health and safety includes timely updates to University protocols. Theatre and Dance at Wayne abides by Wayne State Covid protocols to ensure the safest environment for you and our community.