‘Evidence of Things Unseen’ Midwest Premiere Opened Detroit Rep’s 62nd Season

By | 2018-11-07T16:28:24+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Entertainment, Theater|

DETROIT — "Evidence of Things Unseen" is about two sisters, Abigail — an investigative journalist and atheist — and Jane, a stay-at-home mom and born-again Christian. The play follows the duo's differing responses to grief, revenge, sorrow and faith. Written by Katie Forgette, it opened Detroit Repertory Theatre’s 62nd season last week, and will and run through Dec. 23.

Over the Ledge Theatre Shows ‘Dancing at Lughnasa’ Through Sept. 16

By | 2018-09-05T11:48:28+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Entertainment, Lansing, Neighborhoods, Theater|

Over the Ledge Theatre is now featuring the play 'Dancing at Lughnasa' through Sept. 16. Winner of the 1992 Tony Award for best play, it was praised by the New York Times as being a "ravishing memory play" that "carries its characters and audience aloft." The story is said to be loosely based on the life of its writer, Brian Friel, and begins in Ireland's County Donegal in 1936.

It’ll Be a Gay Ol’ Time in Theaters Across Metro Detroit

By | 2018-09-05T11:43:12+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Applause, Guides, Theater|

If you’re a longtime theater fan – especially an LGBTQ theater fan – one thing you may have noticed over the years is that what’s popular one season may not be the next. Or that trends disappear as quickly as they arrive. That’s especially true of plays with LGBTQ themes and characters, which rise and fall and ebb and flow from one year to the next for no apparent reason.

Meet Megan Buckley-Ball

By | 2018-09-05T11:38:53+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Applause, Guides, Theater|

What is it like being artistic director with the Matrix Theatre Company? Serving as Matrix Theatre Company’s Artistic Director is both exciting and challenging. Matrix’s staff is quite small, so we’ve all become accustomed to [...]

Meet Paul Stark

By | 2018-09-05T11:36:55+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Applause, Guides, Theater|

What is one of your greatest challenges as the managing and artistic director at Monster box Theatre? One of the greatest challenges of directing a live performance theater is always funding. Finding funds to support [...]

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.

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 [...]

‘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 [...]