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UDMercy Theatre Company’s “Complete Works… (etc.)” was a lot of fun

Review April 22, 2024
One of the more anodyne things that can definitely be said about The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [revised] [again] is that when you're reviewing it, you... Continue Reading

Shakespeare in Detroit presents “As You Like It” at the DIA, an homage production to the contributions of black artists to the silent film era

Show Announcement April 20, 2024
Shakespeare in Detroit, announces its production of As You Like It by William Shakespeare, a fast-paced, Victorian Era adaptation devised by SiD Founding Artistic and... Continue Reading

The Squirrels is a nutty commentary on human nature at Tipping Point

Review April 20, 2024
Squirrels are all around us, and always have been. The Squirrels, by playwright Robert Askins, now presented by The Tipping Point, is a novel play,... Continue Reading

Escanaba laughs aplenty at A Wilde Theatre

Review April 20, 2024
BRIGHTON, MI--“The opening day of deer season is like Christmas…with guns!” Funny lines and puns shine abundantly throughout Jeff Daniels distinctly Michigan Comedy,  Escanaba in da... Continue Reading

FIM Flint Repertory Theatre welcomes its 2024 New Works Festival April 26-28

Show Announcement April 19, 2024
Flint Rep’s annual New Works Festival is a three-day event presenting staged readings of new plays. Audience members get a chance to experience new work... Continue Reading

Lynn Nottage’s “Clyde’s” opens April 24 at Detroit Public Theatre

Show Announcement April 19, 2024
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage serves up a savory story of resilience, redemption, and the healing powers of food in Clyde’s at Detroit Public Theatre.... Continue Reading

A Host of People offers bilingual play “Lost in our Roots” April 25-28

Show Announcement April 17, 2024
AT THE SENATE THEATER, 6424 Michigan Ave, Detroit Lost in our Roots/ Perdidos en nuestras Raíces is an original bilingual play created by the La... Continue Reading

Detroit Rep’s “Annabella in July” is a trip… but a good one

Other Voices April 15, 2024
In my experience, plays come in all shapes and sizes. The first play I ever saw was a high school production of South Pacific in 1986. The first... Continue Reading