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September 18, 2019

Courtesy of Michele Anliker Photography 

Deeply moving and tragically poetic, “Fun Home” - now playing at The Encore Musical Theatre Company - is a musical with a fair amount of heartache fueling its narrative. 

Predominantly taking place at the Bechdel funeral home in sma...

August 27, 2019

Courtesy of Michele Anliker Photography 

If I’m being honest, my first time seeing “A Gentlemen’s Guide to Love and Murder” wasn’t that memorable. At the time, I didn’t know what to chalk it up too - maybe it was the score? Or perhaps the script seemed to move at a snail'...

August 13, 2019

 Courtesy of The Croswell Opera House 

Big and glitzy musical numbers are the cream of the crop when it comes to Broadway musicals and stage adaptations. Now, let's take that formula, throw a little hip-hop and nuns into the mix and you get something like “Sister Act” a p...

July 16, 2019

Courtesy of The Croswell Opera House 

Heading into The Croswell’s production of the Tony award nominated musical “Violet,” I must admit how new the material was to me. Attempting to head into this emotionally devastating piece of theatre was an interesting exercise for my...

June 26, 2019

Courtesy of Encore Musical Theatre/Michele Anliker Photography 

In 1930, a musical called “Girl Crazy” with an infectious score by George and Ira Gershwin, opened its doors on Broadway to a respectable 272 performances. It wasn’t a piece that has held up over the decades,...

June 19, 2019

A scene from "An Act of God" now playing at The Dio - photo courtesy of Michele Anliker Photography  

Have you ever wanted to ask God a question? Perhaps pick his brain about plagues, biblical prophecies, or why bad things happen to good people? In The Dio’s current...

June 11, 2019

   Courtesy of The Croswell Opera House 

Originally seen on Broadway in 1957, The Croswell has added a fun and energetic romp to their summer season lineup with “The Music Man.” Strange as it is, and though I consider myself pretty updated on current theatre affairs, some...

May 15, 2019

Courtesy of Bway In Detroit  

Serving up all kinds of pie euphemisms (with the occasional sugar, butter, flour) the Tony award winning “Waitress” - based on Adrienne Shelly's 2007 Sundance darling - whips together a heaping mix of winning ingredients, including an especia...

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