“Basically, we built a theme park in a residential area without telling anybody, and you’re not allowed to do that for all sorts of reasons…” Read the Southfield Sun article here.
“Theatre Bizarre… is here at Maker Faire in Detroit and John Dunivant’s hand painted signs for it are incredible…” Via BoingBoing.
“Theatre Bizarre seems to be unkillable…” Read the article on the MAKE Magazine blog.
“I don’t tend to think about freedom as a segmented thing. It’s all or nothing. You’re free or you’re not. As soon as you recognize a boundary, it’s going to affect your behavior. Either you’re going to respect it or … Continue reading
In this podcast, Metro Times Arts & Culture Editor Travis Wright hosts the Craig Fahle Show featuring John Dunivant, Ken Poirier and Gary Bredow of Theatre Bizarre. Listen to the show at WDETfm.org…
Known as a circus-themed underground masquerade party, Theatre Bizarre is going mainstream — at least as conventional as an event like Theatre Bizarre can go. The Halloween party, until last year held on West State Fair just south of the … Continue reading
The show had become a cult legend before the city of Detroit shut it down in 2010. The annual Halloween masquerade at Theatre Bizarre drew thousands annually in a dilapidated neighborhood just south of the Michigan State fairgrounds. Now, a … Continue reading
This week, Kresge Arts in Detroit celebrates its third year with a second round of fellows who work in visual art. And as the program has completed one full cycle, Kresge has now invested more than $1.3 million in individual … Continue reading
The creators of the underground Halloween party known as Theatre Bizarre have spent the better part of the past decade transforming a section of a blighted, burned out neighborhood in the City of Detroit into a one night carnival. With … Continue reading
The Theater Bizarre has become an institution in Detroit, a chance for the many alternative artists, fetishists, performance artists, perverts and degenerates to gather and collectively turn the State Fair Grounds into some sort of Hellish interpretation of a carnival. … Continue reading