BoxFest Schedule Announcement!

Amanda again, here to announce the the schedule for BoxFest Detroit 2015! Woohoo!   BFD 2015 is scheduled for Fridays and Saturdays August 21 – 29 and is hosted at Planet Ant Theatre. Admission prices are $10 for a day pass and $30 for a festival pass. Box 1 Clarity by Serena Cates (dir. Tara Riedel) Buck Naked by Gloria… Read more →


FUNdraising for BoxFest 2015!

Hi everyone, Amanda here! I’m the newest addition to the BoxFest team – acting as a producer for this year’s festival. The directors are hard at work on their shows, picking plays and casting them, and so it’s getting to be that time of year where we need your support! Join us for one night only and help us raise… Read more →

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Calling Detroit Actors!

Detroit actors – BoxFest Directors are looking for you! This year, auditions for BoxFest will be held on June 23rd at Planet Ant, 2357 Caniff Ave., Hamtramck, MI 48212 from 7-10PM. Parking is available in the library lot and on the street around the theatre. BoxFest Detroit is an organization that showcases and creates opportunities for women directors. BFD produces… Read more →


BoxFest is back!

That’s right, folks! We’re back and BoxFest Detroit 2015 is happening! We’re really excited to be hosted by Planet Ant Theatre, Fridays and Saturdays, August 21 – 29. This is Molly McMahon, Artistic Director, excitedly typing away the good news. Last year we regrouped and with more resources, we’re looking forward to our 2015 festival. We’ve gotten financial support from… Read more →

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“So wait… What’s going on with BoxFest this year?

This is Molly McMahon, Artistic Director, here writing you today and believe me, I’ve been getting that question a lot lately. “What’s going on with BoxFest this year?” Since we put out our SOS call back in June we were inundated with emails/texts/communiqués from people. Some were from people wanting to participate in September’s Workshop. Some were from folks offering… Read more →


Changes Ahead for BoxFest Detroit 2014

Hello BoxFest Detroit Friends and Family, This is Molly writing to you today. There really is no easy way to say this… BoxFest Detroit is in trouble. After growing and evolving over the last 12 years of BFD’s existence and being a part of southeastern Michigan’s vibrant theatre community, BoxFest Detroit is fighting for survival. Kelly Rossi and I have… Read more →

Boxfest 2013

BFD’s 2013 Directors!

Well BoxFest fans, it’s the moment you’ve been waiting for… so far any ways. The calls have gone out and here are the fabulous directors who are participating in this year’s festival: Sherrine Azab, Emily Caffery, Anna Castelaz, Amanda Ewing, Ileah Mare, Lori M. Reece, Terie Spencer and Megan Wright. All the directors have begun rehearsals and excited to show their work at… Read more →

Matt Forbes and Julie Brock in Armchair Dating, directed by Andrea Scobie.

BFD has a new home!

Greetings BoxFest fans! BoxFest Detroit has taken place at the Furniture Factory in Detroit for the past five years.  Unfortunately, that space is no longer being used as a theatre space and we were forced to find a new home.  Well, we found one! Drumroll please… BoxFest Detroit 2013 will be performed at The Elizabeth Theater above Park Bar in… Read more →