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Read Daniel Skora’s review of Meadow Brook’s “Sistas,” for It’s All Theatre

Other Voices April 29, 2016
It’s a cozy little attic with dusty Christmas decorations, hat boxes stuffed with yesterday’s fashions, and, most importantly, stacks of old 45’s and 78’s scattered... Continue Reading

Parallel 45’s “Streetcar” breathes fresh life into classic

Review April 29, 2016
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich.–A Streetcar Named Desire sees Blanche leaving Laurel, Mississippi after the loss of Belle Reve, the family plantation. Broke, and with nowhere to go, the... Continue Reading

MOT’s 45th season ends with The Magic Flute sung in English

Preview April 29, 2016
Michigan Opera Theatre's 45th opera season comes to a light-hearted close with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's opera The Magic Flute in a four-performance engagement from May 14-22. Brilliant... Continue Reading

Read a review of Hinterlands’ “The Radicalization Process” on the Knight Foundation blog

Other Voices April 28, 2016
It would be impossible to boil down the astonishing complexity of “The Radicalization Process”–a new work by experimental theater ensemble The Hinterlands, made possible with support from... Continue Reading

Matrix’s “Motherhood Out Loud” encores for Mother’s Day weekend

Preview April 28, 2016
Last year’s staged reading of Motherhood Out Loud was so popular that Matrix Theatre Company has brought it back for four performances over Mother’s Day weekend. Performances... Continue Reading

Meadow Brook’s Children’s Series will showcase “The Lightning Thief” May 7

Preview April 28, 2016
Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school...again. And that’s the least of his troubles. Lately, mythological monsters and the gods of... Continue Reading

Puzzle Piece brings “Agnes of God” to Ferndale

Preview April 27, 2016
Agnes of God, the smash Broadway play by John Pielmeier that also got an award-winning film treatment, gets a provocative revival courtesy of Puzzle Piece Theatre... Continue Reading

Wild Swan will revive their production of “Charlotte’s Web” in May

Preview April 27, 2016
Nationally acclaimed Wild Swan Theater will conclude its 36th season with Charlotte’s Web May 4-9, 2016.   Possibly one of the most popular American children’s books, E.B. White's Charlotte’s... Continue Reading

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