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Young Fenix Theater Company does Strindberg’s ‘Ghost Sonata’

Review December 16, 2017
DETROIT — It’s hard to believe a play written in 1907 could be so outrageous. But that’s what The Ghost Sonata is, and then some.... Continue Reading

Ringwald’s ‘SantaLand Diaries’ brightens December yet again with Richard Payton

Review December 16, 2017
FERNDALE, Mich.–When Richard Payton takes The Ringwald stage, before he even says a word, he pours himself a tumbler of Tito’s vodka, sucks down a... Continue Reading

TheaterTalk 12/12/17

Theater Talk December 14, 2017
[caption id="attachment_754" align="alignnone" width="300"] EncoreMichigan publisher David Kiley talks Michigan Theater on Michigan radio every two weeks.[/caption] So many holiday shows to see, plus a... Continue Reading

‘Finding Neverland’ flies high at Wharton Center

Review December 14, 2017
EAST LANSING, Mich.–There are stories and then there are the stories about our stories. Finding Neverland is the latter–the story of how “Peter Pan” came... Continue Reading

Broadway hit musical “Waitress” will be at The Wharton Center in January

Preview December 13, 2017
EAST LANSING—Wharton Center has announced that the Sara Bareilles musical, Waitress, will perform in Cobb Great Hall from January 23-28, 2018. Brought to life by... Continue Reading

What A Do’s ‘Miracle Worker’ is a great story for a miracle month

Review December 12, 2017
SPRINGFIELD, Mich.–There are many kinds of miracles. Of course, there is the Christmas miracle that Christians celebrate this month. And perhaps connected to faith in... Continue Reading

Matrix hosts UnTheatre’s ‘Too Much Light’; opens January 5

Preview December 10, 2017
DETROIT—UnTheatre Co. kicks off its second run of Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind, an attempt to perform 30 plays in 60 minutes,... Continue Reading

Great Escape does Truman Capote’s ‘A Christmas Memory’ proud

Review December 09, 2017
MARSHALL,Mich.–Artistic Director Randy Lake described the musical A Christmas Memory as “a gentle story of kind people in a simpler time” Friday night at Great... Continue Reading

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