Encore Michigan

‘Chicago’ is fine and dandy at The Fisher

Guest Review October 17, 2018
By Casaundra Freeman DETROIT, MICH.–If you want a fine evening at the theatre, Chicago (playing at the Fisher Theatre from Oct. 16- 21) gets the job done.... Continue Reading

‘Dracula’ skulks into Port Huron

Review October 16, 2018
PORT HURON, Mich.–It’s the prime time of year for everything spooky, spine tingling and haunted, on stage as much as anywhere else. A creepy feeling... Continue Reading

Snug’s ‘Escanaba’ shows funny Yooper life

Review October 14, 2018
MARINE CITY, Mich.–Inside jokes are often only humorous for the group to which they pertain. Other times, the general population may find them funny while... Continue Reading

MOT’s ‘Eugene Onegin’ grabs at the heart

Review October 14, 2018
DETROIT, Mich.–Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is not best known for his operas. He wrote several, but they just don't stand out or the test of time... Continue Reading

Wayne State brings a compelling ‘Xtigone’ to Detroit

Review October 14, 2018
DETROIT, Mich.–Thank goodness, the classics not only still get done on stage, they are serving as inspiration for today’s brightest playwrights. Writer Nambi E. Kelley... Continue Reading

Penny Seats shows a new Jekyll and Hyde for Halloween

Review October 13, 2018
ANN ARBOR, Mich.–Fiction’s most famous dual personality, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, returns to frighten audiences this fall – but in a way you’ve never... Continue Reading

Oakland Press: Meadow Brook Theatre makes ’em laugh, makes ’em cry

Other Voices October 12, 2018
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich.–Travis Walter, artistic director of Meadow Brook Theatre, knows there are a lot of great arts experiences around metro Detroit. “Everybody’s dentist is... Continue Reading

‘Love Never Dies’ stirs the Phantom at Wharton Center

Review October 12, 2018
EAST LANSING, Mich.–In 1996, as a budding college sophomore, I splurged on my very first Wharton Center musical, "Phantom of the Opera." Even from my... Continue Reading

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