Stagecrafters Baldwin Theatre
Stagecrafters, a 501 (c)( 3) not-for-profit neighborhood theatre, supplies chances for members of the community to establish their skills and to offer their time to create an enhancing, quality theatrical experience through its Main Stage, 2nd Stage, and Youth Theatre productions. Founded in 1956, Stagecrafters has been named “Best Community Theatre” by Hour Detroit Magazine readers, and “Best Place for Live Local Theatre” by Detroit Metro Times readers. Just recently, the 2nd Stage program “Trevor” won awards at the 2017 Michigan AACTFEST in the categories of Outstanding Featured Actor, Outstanding Actor and the Golden Truck Award. Royal Oak Michigan Information.
The Baldwin has actually been referred to as Royal Oak’s “Grand Old Lady.” Integrated in 1922 as a 1,400-seat silent cinema, it quickly transformed into an entertainment center. By 1929, it prided itself as the only theater in Royal Oak playing vaudeville every day of the week.