Encore Michigan

Love twists and turns through Williamston’s production of ‘Bright Half Life’

Review May 02, 2024
WILLIAMSTON, MI--Love stories are complicated affairs. Even when reality claims that lovers experience their life together sequentially, it is far more common that each love... Continue Reading

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

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

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

‘I’m Not Rappaport’ at Encore Musical Theatre Has Love At Its Core

Review April 14, 2024
DEXTER, MI--I'm Not Rappaport is a poignant theatrical journey that explores the depths of friendship, aging, and the enduring human spirit. Written by Herb Gardner,... Continue Reading

Standout performances in The (Curious Case) from The Inspired Theatre Company

Review April 09, 2024
BY Kent Straith WALLED LAKE, MI--In the spring of 2016, the world was given the gift of the much awaited classic "Batman vs. Superman" during... Continue Reading

Review: ‘Alice By Heart’ arrives at The Dio

Review April 08, 2024
PINCKNEY, MI--In the mesmerizing world of Alice By Heart, the musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll's timeless classic presented here at The Dio Dining & Entertainment... Continue Reading

Review: ‘The Ripple, The Wave That Carried Me Home at Theatre NOVA

Review April 06, 2024
ANN ARBOR, MI--The Ripple, The Wave That Carried Me Home is a storytelling memoir about a an African-American family through the passage of time from... Continue Reading
YPSILANTI, MI--Walk into the dimly lit Riverside Arts Center and you find a minimalistic set, yet its eerie atmosphere promises an unique experience. As the... Continue Reading

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