Encore Michigan

Arthur Miller’s ‘All My Sons’ crackles at Purple Rose

Review April 13, 2019
CHELSEA, Mich.–Is it possible that a play written 72 years ago could be ripped from the headlines of today? Perhaps. Indeed, the test of a... Continue Reading

Those ‘Marvelous Wonderettes’ at Meadow Brook opens April 24

Preview April 13, 2019
ROCHESTER—Next up from Meadow Brook Theatre is The Marvelous Wonderettes, written and created by Roger Bean, which runs April 24 through May 19. It’s 1958... Continue Reading

Slipstream changes season schedule; offers Martin Zimmerman’s ‘On the Exhale’ opening April 26

Preview April 11, 2019
FERNDALE—Slipstream Theatre Initiative has postponed its schedule production of The Merry Wives of Windsor to offer On the Exhale, a one-woman show by Martin Zimmerman.... Continue Reading

ICYMI: Theater Talk on Michigan Radio’s ‘Stateside’ with David Kiley and Cynthia Canty

Theater Talk April 10, 2019
ANN ARBOR, Mich.–The Penny Seats with Murder ballard. The Dio does Hunchback. The Purple Rose does an Arthur Miller classic. And Michigan Opera Theatre "mesmerizes"... Continue Reading

Pigeon Creek delivers Richard III to our doorstep

Review April 10, 2019
LANSING, Mich.–If you’ve been a faithful follower of Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company, you now know how the War of the Roses starts and ends and... Continue Reading

Wild Swan presents ‘Cirque du Wild Swan’ for fundraiser

April 09, 2019
ANN ARBOR – Wild Swan Theatre proudly presents a whimsical and imaginative blend of theater, circus, and county fair at our fantastical fundraiser, Cirque du... Continue Reading

Roustabout’s ‘Hatter’ is mad indeed

Review April 08, 2019
YPSILANTI, Mich.–The story of Alice in Wonderland has been retold many times in many forms. The tale of fancy contains a strong whiff of magic, an... Continue Reading

‘Aubrey’ at The Detroit Rep tells the story of people looking for their place in the world

Review April 08, 2019
DETROIT, Mich.–A heroin addict/hooker goes to visit the gravedigger/coffin builder who lives off the grid and buried her late heroin-addict boyfriend. That’s presumably the elevator... Continue Reading

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