'Frankenstein' at Avon Players in Rochester

This Mary Shelley classic, playing Oct. 28-Nov. 12, 2011, comes to life just in time for Halloween - a great pick for families with tweens or teens

'Annabella Broom' at Marquis Theatre in Northville

This not-so-scary stage show is a fun Halloween event for young kids Saturdays and Sundays (and one Friday!) from Oct. 8 till Oct. 30, 2011.

Matrix Theatre Company in Detroit

This Detroit company brings everything from romance to thrills 'n' chills to the stage.