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A Prophet-able evening at The Ringwald
April 06, 2013
Joseph Douaihy is a long-distance runner who never got very far. A regional champion in high school, he was preparing for the Olympic trials when...
Bedlam and belly laughs at The Encore
March 31, 2013
By Carolyn Hayes From a mission-statement standpoint, The Encore Musical Theatre Company's leap from four seasons of wall-to-wall musicals to a "straight" stage play is...
Williamston’s ‘Valentine’ expresses a love of life
March 30, 2013
Is it a crime to live a little life if that is what everyone expects of you? At 46, Shirley Valentine is wondering whether there...
Muddled Shakespeare dramedy strains to measure up
March 21, 2013
By Carolyn Hayes Detroit's Elizabeth Theater Company, reaffirming its dedication to Shakespeare, now returns to the Bard for the second time with "Measure for Measure."...
Raise a glass, bend an ear
March 16, 2013
By Carolyn Hayes To close its all-Irish season, The Abreact could not have made a more Irish-for-Irish's sake selection than "The Weir." Beer, whiskey, yarn...
‘Good news,’ big laughs at the Ant
March 09, 2013
By Dana Casadei Journalism is an ever-changing game. You constantly have to roll with the punches, learn new skills, and stay up to date on,...
Go’s look back moves full speed ahead
March 09, 2013
By Carolyn Hayes Go Comedy! Improv Theater has been slinging drinks and off-the-cuff improvised comedy for well over four years, but it has also been...
Coursing hope fuels exultant Matrix rise
March 03, 2013
By Carolyn Hayes On paper, playwright Scott Organ's "Phoenix" is a sleek little nugget of a play. The plot encompasses just two characters; their story...
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