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Martin Kohn signs off from reviewing after fifty years

Blog August 24, 2017
DETROIT, Mich.–On August 22, 1967, I wrote my first play review. As of August 22, 2017, I have written my last. My health is good,... Continue Reading

Mason Street puts on a fine wedding with ‘It Shoulda Been You’

Review August 24, 2017
SAUGATUCK, Mich.–Sometimes you think you know what you’re getting into only to have the show’s creators surprise you—and then surprise you again. It Shoulda Been... Continue Reading

‘Rent’ winds up the Barn’s ’17 season

August 24, 2017
AUGUSTA, Mich.–For Gen X’ers, Rent was their musical. It was about them and touched on themes that mattered to them—themes that were literally life and... Continue Reading

Wild Swan Theatre announces 38th season

Season Announcement August 23, 2017
ANN ARBOR - Wild Swan Theater Co-Artistic Directors Hilary Cohen and Sandy Ryder have announced the company’s 38th season of performances. Nationally regarded as one... Continue Reading

Jewish Ensemble Theatre fundraiser will feature “The Capitol Steps” September 18

Preview August 23, 2017
WEST BLOOMFIELD—JET will host "The Capitol Steps" at its annual gala fundraiser on September 18, 2017 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at Temple Israel in West Bloomfield.... Continue Reading

Here. Now. This at Monster Box “exhibits” a lot of heart

Review August 22, 2017
WATERFORD TWP.–Should a show, particular a musical, be criticized for being just a little too cute? A little too light? Maybe. But Now. Here. This,... Continue Reading

Detroit Rep announces fall/winter semester of their Actors Workshop; income-based scholarships available

News August 22, 2017
DETROIT - August 17, 2017 - The Detroit Repertory Theatre has announced the fall/winter semester of the Actors Workshop, beginning with registration on Saturday, September... Continue Reading

Individual tickets on sale August 21 for Wharton Center’s 35th anniversary season

News August 21, 2017
EAST LANSING—Individual tickets for most shows in Wharton Center’s 2017-2018 season go on sale to the general public on Monday, August 21, at 10:00 a.m.... Continue Reading

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