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Johnny Manhattan takes Meadow Brook stage

Other Voices September 14, 2017
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich.–To kick off its 52nd season, Meadow Brook Theatre, Oakland County’s leading professional venue for the performing arts located on the campus of... Continue Reading

Other Voices: Read Marin Heinritz’s review of “It Shoulda Been You” in ‘Revue’

Other Voices June 12, 2017
It Shoulda Been You is full of adept acting, farcical fun It’s clear from the first moments of the opening number, “I Never Wanted This,”... Continue Reading

Read Daniel Skora’s take on ‘The Lesson’

Other Voices March 19, 2017
WATERFORD TWP, Mich. – The Theatre de la Huchette is a modest little venue in Paris’ Left Bank where most every evening for the last... Continue Reading

Read: Ron Baumanis in A2View on Dio”s Home For The Holidays

Other Voices November 26, 2016
PINCKNEY, Mich. – The Dio Theatre has a holiday-cheer filled reprise of its own Home For the Holidays in store for this season. It looks... Continue Reading

Read the Detroit Free Press story on the metro Detroit roots to “Alabama Story”

Other Voices October 05, 2016
The staging of “Alabama Story” at Detroit’s Marlene Boll Theatre not only marks the Michigan premiere of the well-regarded play about a nearly forgotten censorship... Continue Reading

Read Broadway World’s review of “Sizwe Bansi is Dead” at Matrix Theatre

Other Voices October 03, 2016
The Matrix Theatre Company opened their 2016-2017 season with Sizwe Bansi is Dead, an incredibly thought provoking play, by Athol Fugard, John Kani, and Winston... Continue Reading

Read Patrick Dunn’s take on Detroit Public Theatre’s “Murder Ballad” for Detroit News

Other Voices October 01, 2016
Detroit Public Theatre co-founder Courtney Burkett loves musicals, but she has no interest in rehashing the hackneyed classics of the genre. “We’re not the kind... Continue Reading

Read John Monaghan’s review of “Alabama Story” for FREEP

Other Voices September 30, 2016
“Alabama Story” is the real life story of Emily Wheelock Reed, the librarian who defended a book that caused a minor uproar in 1959 Alabama. The offending... Continue Reading

Read Sue Brinkley in The Blade, on Purple Rose Theatre

Other Voices September 26, 2016
Theater audiences of today aren’t any different from the audiences of 2,000 years ago, says Guy Sanville, artistic director of the Purple Rose Theatre in... Continue Reading

Read Broadway World on Matrix Theatre’s season opener

Other Voices September 21, 2016
The Matrix Theatre Company opens its 2016-2017 season with Sizwi Bansi is Dead by Athol Fugard on September 23rd in Detroit. It is a powerful play that weaves the story of... Continue Reading