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Mission impostor: Faker’s tale brings genuine enjoyment
May 08, 2013
The actors bring their A game, the writers bring their B game; if we were dispensing grades this would work out to a B+ for...
‘Captain Buffalo’ loses power to unnecessary complexity
May 05, 2013
Sometimes the closer you are to a story, the harder it is to tell. It is easy to take shortcuts and make those knowing winks...
It’s all in how you play the game
April 28, 2013
By Carolyn Hayes Lamentably postponed and long anticipated, Magenta Giraffe Theatre's production of "The Maids" (by Jean Genet, translated by Bernard Frechtman) is categorically worth...
Rabbit leaps into Flint Youth Theatre’s charming tale
April 26, 2013
Some of the most memorable love stories are told in the nursery: Tinkerbell sacrificing herself for Peter Pan, Robin Hood's rescue of the Maid Marion,...
AKT musical is all about image
April 23, 2013
By Carolyn Hayes A photograph may be a fixed likeness, but it's the product of a lot of moving parts. When studying a photo as...
Pigeon Creek gets it in gear with ‘Macbeth’
April 21, 2013
It was a steamy night at Dog Story Theater. From the gears on the swords to the goggles and aviator caps to the scorching...
‘Ahoy!’ sails with one of the best crews around
April 15, 2013
By Dana Casadei Nowadays there seem to be cruises for everyone. Disney cruises for the family; singles cruises for those looking to find their soul...
Great Goerke! Fabulous ‘Fidelio’ at MOT
April 14, 2013
By Michael H. Margolin For its first-ever production of Beethoven's only opera, "Fidelio," Michigan Opera Theatre caught the wave and brought one of the best...
Memphis comes to Motown via Broadway
April 10, 2013
<HEADLINE > By Michael H. Margolin In Act II of "Memphis," Bryan Fenkart takes center stage. As Huey, the white disk jockey in Memphis in...
More ‘Fish,’ please
April 08, 2013
By Dana Casadei Sequels tend to fall in one of two categories: failures (pick any one of the "Bring it On" or "American Pie" films)...
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