Tickets for The 2015 Wilde Awards, which will be held at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts in West Bloomfield, are now on sale. The evening, which celebrates Michigan professional theater and recognizes the best performances of the 2014-15 season, will feature entertainment from the Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit and Michigan actor Eric Gutman, who is touring the U.S. with his one-man show, “From Broadway to Obscurity.”
Established in 2002, The Wilde Awards, will be co-hosted and emceed by Donald V. Calamia and Michigan native and Hollywood actress Jaime Moyer. Calamia is the co-founder of EncoreMichigan.com and The Wilde Awards. Moyer is known for her appearances on “2 Broke Girls,” “Parks & Recreation,” “Jennifer Falls,” and in several short and feature-length films. She is also an alum of The Second City Detroit.
“The 2014-15 season in Michigan was incredibly strong,” said David Kiley, editor and publisher of EncoreMichigan.com. “I am especially excited this year, because it is my first year being involved since acquiring EncoreMichigan last March”
In addition to making award presentations for numerous categories such as Best Musical, Best Drama, Best Actor in a Drama and Best Set Design, EncoreMichigan will preview an all-new website design and plan for serving the professional theater community of Michigan, and announce new award categories for the 2015-16 season.
Advance tickets can be purchased at The Berman website at www.theberman.org. Admission is $22; VIP admission is $47, which includes unlimited bar service.
The Berman Center for the Performing Arts is located at 6600 W. Maple Road, on the campus of the Jewish Community Center at the northwest corner of Maple and Drake Roads in West Bloomfield. Parking is free.
The 2015 Wilde Awards, produced by EncoreMichigan, is generously sponsored by The Berman Center for the Performing Arts, Detroit Public Television; Pride Source Media Group, publisher of Between The Lines, and Actors’ Equity Association.