Encore Michigan

Meadow Brook puts the happy in Blues In The Night

Review February 19, 2023
ROCHESTER HILLS, MI—If you like the blues, you’ll like Blues In The Night, now presented at The Meadow Brook Theatre through March 12. The jukebox... Continue Reading

‘The R and J Project’ is a play of the heart

Review February 18, 2023
DETROIT, MI--We don’t always read the Director’s letter in a theatre program. But read Craig Ester’s note, and his The R and J Project, now... Continue Reading

‘The Peculiar Patriot’ sizzles while turning the lights on the American prison system

Review February 18, 2023
DETROIT, MI–In Liza Jessie Peterson’s The Peculiar Patriot, now playing at The Detroit Public Theatre through March 5, people of privilege are being let in... Continue Reading

Review: The Language Archive at Theatre NOVA teaches real love language

Review February 16, 2023
ANN ARBOR, MI--All language is communication. But not all communication has to be language. That could be a two-sentence review of Julia Cho’s The Language... Continue Reading

The Ringwald opens ‘Assassins’ 2/23

Show Announcement February 13, 2023
The Ringwald Theatre is honored to present a new production of the late Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s musical masterpiece Assassins. A multiple Tony Award-winning... Continue Reading

Bruce Millan, co-founder of The Detroit Rep and Michigan theater giant has died.

obituary February 13, 2023
DETROIT, MI—Bruce Millan, one of the founders of The Detroit Repertory Theatre here, has died. He was 94. Millan and co-founder Barbara Busby retired in... Continue Reading

Moby Dick is a “whale of a show.”

Review February 13, 2023
ANN ARBOR, MI--When my editor asked me to review a production of a musical version of the 1851 classic novel Moby Dick by Herman Melville,... Continue Reading

Tipping Point’s ‘Light’ is a brisk, to-the-point story of love, pain and understanding

Review February 12, 2023
NORTHVILLE, MI--The Light, a play by Loy A. Webb, runs a quick 70 minutes without an intermission. Some playwrights today don't know when to put... Continue Reading

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