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February 6, 2020

Courtesy of Michele Anliker photography 

On its surface, the comedic straight play “It’s Only A Murder” by Sam Bobrick - which just opened at The Dio in Pinckney - has the look and feel of an old-fashioned murder mystery. But after about the first twenty minutes, I starte...

February 2, 2020

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In the world premiere of Jeff Daniels’ newest show “Roadsigns” dueling stories compete for the spotlight, and the end results are mixed. On one hand, the lyrical play features gorgeous music thanks to Daniels’ son, Ben...

January 23, 2020

Originally inspired as a one-man show circa 1989 off-Broadway, the gritty “A Bronx Tale” served as an autobiographical look at on-screen legend Chazz Palminteri’s upbringing. The production was turned into a successful film adaptation a few years later which co-starred P...

November 27, 2019

Courtesy of the Croswell Opera House 

In “Elf: The Musical” - now playing at The Croswell Opera House - which is based on the classic Will Ferrell comedy of the same name, there’s a song so infectious and toe-tapping, I’ve found myself singing it in repetition. It’s calle...

November 21, 2019

Photo courtesy of Michele Anliker Photography 

Lucy Simon and Marsha Norman’s ‘The Secret Garden’- based on the iconic novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett - has a terrific score and a beautiful script, but is the kind of title that doesn’t necessarily sell out theatre houses...

October 23, 2019

Courtesy of The Croswell Opera House

The outrageous and uproarious jukebox musical “Rock of Ages” lands for the first time on The Croswell stage just in time for its ten year anniversary. With a hip and retro score that spans some of the biggest classic rock hits of the ‘...

October 3, 2019

Courtesy of The Fisher Theater

Anyone who can remember, knows the heartache, pain, and suffering that stemmed from the horrific attacks on September 11th 2001. I was alive when it happened, but that day is permanently blocked from my memory, and I’ve always found myself f...

September 25, 2019

Courtesy of the Croswell Opera House 

As delightful, charming, and spirited as the 1996 film, “Matilda,” based off of the children’s novel of the same name by Roald Dahl, has recently been gifted with the musical treatment. After runs across the pond in London as well as...

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