Aepex Contemporary Performance and Kerrytown Concert House Push Boundaries with Transgender Opera ‘As One’

By | 2018-03-28T13:39:15+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Ann Arbor, Entertainment, Michigan, News, Theater|

Thinking of opera, one might imagine a knight in shining armor, a damsel in distress or Brunnhilde — a woman with a viking helmet and blonde braids belting out some massive vocal power. And, in many ways, opera is still representative of those traditional characters, but it's also an ever-changing medium that is growing with the times.

‘1984’ At Williamston Theatre

By | 2017-03-23T09:00:00+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Entertainment, Theater|

WILLIAMSTON -- Williamston Theatre takes a turn at classic literature with the Michigan premiere of 1984 by George Orwell, adapted by Michael Gene Sullivan. Based on the iconic novel by George Orwell, 1984 brings us [...]

Gay Fan Fiction Wanted

By | 2017-03-23T09:00:00+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Entertainment, Theater|

Media Director Brandy Joe Plambeck and Artistic Director Joe Bailey of The Ringwald Theatre in Ferndale are sounding a call for new, original one-act plays (with the subject matter of furthering along the storyline to [...]

‘Are You a Heather?’

By | 2016-06-02T09:00:00+00:00 June 2nd, 2016|Entertainment, Theater|

FERNDALE -- The Ringwald Theatre continues its Season of Classics with the Detroit premiere of "Heathers the Musical" by Kevin Murphy and Laurence O'Keefe. Based on the classic 1989 film, Westerberg High is ruled by [...]

‘Rent’: A Life

By | 2016-05-26T09:00:00+00:00 May 26th, 2016|Entertainment, Theater|

Actor Brennan Hattaway has makeup applied. Photo courtesy of Riverwalk. Inhabited by heroin users, drag queens, the homeless and performance artists -- welcome to the world of Jonathan Larson's 1996 musical vision of the [...]