Ann Arbor In Concert (A2IC) is a performing arts organization and major Mike Mosallam Productions partner and collaborator, based in Ann Arbor, that focuses on bringing 100+ members of the community together to perform musicals in a concert format. Each show involves a full volunteer orchestra, principal actors, and a large choral/dancing ensemble. While A2IC is based in the city of Ann Arbor, we welcome performers from all over southeast Michigan. A2IC is proud to devote a portion of all ticket sales toward funding annual scholarships that will benefit the performing arts education for students in the local community.
The winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, told by Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater through what Entertainment Weekly called, "the most gorgeous Broadway score this decade," Spring Awakening explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with a poignancy and passion that is illuminating and unforgettable. The landmark musical is an electrifying fusion of morality, sexuality and rock and roll that is exhilarating audiences across the nation like no other musical in years.
It's 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable plus-size teen Tracy Turnblad has only one desire -- to dance on the popular Corny Collins Show. When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to dethrone the reigning Teen Queen, win the affections of heartthrob Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network, all without denting her 'do!
An Evening With...
An Evening with Shoshana Bean and Whitney Bashor - Ann Arbor In Concert is the inaugural of an ambitious series aimed to celebrate theatrical performers from all walks of life. The special one-night only event was a huge success with Mike Mosallam in the director's chair.
West Side Story
Loosely based on Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, and set in the urban slums of New York, the show used, as its modern equivalents for the Montagues and Capulets the juvenile gangs of local whites (the Jets) and immigrant Puerto Ricans (the Sharks). They did battle with childish seriousness over the streets that they claim as their territory.
Our 2014 mainstage show is 42ND STREET the story of hard work, being in the right place at the right time, talent and love. 42ND STREET is a celebration of Broadway and the people involved in shows. It focuses on aspiring chorus girl Peggy Sawyer, and takes us along her journey.
Called by Time Magazine “A triumph for the stage,” and by the International Herald Tribune “the best musical in twenty years,” this acclaimed musical won 1998 Tony Awards for Best Score, Book and Orchestrations, and won both the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Best Musical and Best Score.