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A game, a show, an audience pleaser

Review July 27, 2013
  If you arrive on time to see "Game Show" at Saugatuck's Mason Street Warehouse, you'll miss a good half hour of antics. And this... Continue Reading

Five women, one ugly dress open new season in Eastpointe

Review July 20, 2013
By Dana Casadei Broadway Onstage's 20th season, and the 33rd and final season of Dennis Wickline Productions, started off with an interesting choice: "Five Women... Continue Reading

Travel to Italy with ‘Light in the Piazza’

Review July 20, 2013
If you're looking for a real get away this summer, consider "The Light in the Piazza," the final show to open in the Hope Summer... Continue Reading

Viva las ‘Tuna’!

Review July 20, 2013
By Carolyn Hayes Imprudent as it may seem to turn up the small-town Texas heat at the sweltering height of summer, Williamston Theatre is confidently... Continue Reading

A theatrical and culinary treat in Pinckney

Review July 13, 2013
By Dana Casadei Combine four of the most awkward boys you've ever met, add some 1950s-style singing and dancing, and you've got "Forever Plaid." The... Continue Reading

Tweet this: ‘Romeo + Juliet’ rocks Hope Rep

Review July 13, 2013
Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou? Alive and well at Hope Summer Repertory Theatre – and cooler than ever. From the graffiti plastered set to the... Continue Reading

Scaled-down ‘Les Mis’ a different kind of battle

Review July 13, 2013
By Carolyn Hayes Think "Les Miserables," and a word that springs immediately to mind is "enormity." Created by Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schonberg, and numerous collaborators,... Continue Reading

Hope women roar with invincible voices

Review July 04, 2013
What is a woman? And how do you capture her in song? That may be a task of Sisyphean proportions, but Hope Summer Repertory Theater... Continue Reading

Comic meditation on gawky first love

Review June 29, 2013
By Carolyn Hayes The central character of playwright Don Zolidis' newest work would have you believe, "This is not a love story." But from the... Continue Reading

The past impedes the present in ‘Becky Shaw’

Review June 29, 2013
Playwright Gina Gionfriddo has a lot to say in "Becky Shaw," but much of it has been said before. People are complicated? Check. Relationships are... Continue Reading

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