Encore Michigan

DPT’s ‘Noura’: Authentic and Penetrating Christmas story

Review December 04, 2022
DETROIT, MI–It’s very difficult to hang on and let go at the same time. That is the idea that runs through Noura, a play by... Continue Reading

‘A Very Williamston Christmas’ is a funny nod to small-town Michigan yule

Review December 02, 2022
WILLIAMSTON, MI–Christmas cookies, happy endings, and a whole lot of Peppermint Schnapps is the perfect way to ring in the holiday season.  Williamston Theatre is... Continue Reading

Encore Musical kicks off holiday season with ‘A Christmas Story’

Review November 29, 2022
DEXTER, Mich.–A Christmas Story, the 1983 movie that runs for 24 hours on Christmas Day, has become for some an “oh no, again!” experience. But... Continue Reading

Detroit Rep’s ‘Life On The Moon’ explores challenges of life with a high-needs loved one

Review November 29, 2022
By Bridgette Redman DETROIT, MI–It’s not unusual to crave being the protagonist of one’s own story, the leading man or woman of a life’s biopic,... Continue Reading

‘The Children’ confronts apocalyptic Boomer legacy

Review November 28, 2022
TRENTON, Mich.–There are stories of elderly passengers on the Titanic giving up spots in the lifeboats for younger ones, a selfless act with death staring... Continue Reading

Marine City is alive with ‘The Sound of Music’

Review November 21, 2022
MARINE CITY, MI–The stage was alive with the familiar sounds of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music at The Riverbank Theatre in Marine City.... Continue Reading

Dio’s ‘Little Women’ is delightful comfort for the holiday season

Review November 20, 2022
PINCKNEY, MI–There is excitement around new plays that deal with new issues that are in news headlines and our social media feeds. But there is... Continue Reading

‘Guys On Ice’ is a crack-up at Wilde Theatre

Review November 17, 2022
BRIGHTON, MI–Why can’t you tell a joke while ice fishing? Because it will crack you up!  If you are looking to crack some laughs this... Continue Reading

Review: Break The Chain kicks off with a short-play fest in Detroit

Review November 13, 2022
DETROIT, MI–The advantage to short-play festivals is that if there is one you don’t like very much, it’s over quickly and you can strap in... Continue Reading

‘Sanctuary City’ at Theatre NOVA is exceptional and timely

Review November 06, 2022
ANN ARBOR, MI–Days before the mid-term elections, you can hardly go on social media or watch TV or listen to the radio without hearing ads... Continue Reading

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