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Curtain Calls ONLINE: BoarsHead's Second Company announces next dark night series

Professional Theater News: LANSING – The BoarsHead Theater's Second Company Dark Night Series continues March 19 and 20 with Stephen Levi's "Cherry Soda Water." One night in a northern California coastal town, two families are challenged by [...]

Unparalleled opportunities at the Hilberry

At some point in our lives, it's likely that each of us has been teased about something. We were too tall or too short, too fat or too skinny, too smart or too dumb, too effeminate or too much of a tomboy. Or our acne made our faces look like Swiss [...]

Curtain Calls ONLINE: Macomb Center welcomes Frankie, Sammy & Deano

Professional Theater News: CLINTON TWP. – The Crooners are back in town, on Saturday, March 24 at 8 p.m. at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts. Experience Gary Anthony as Frank Sinatra, Tom Stevens as Dean Martin and Louie Velez as Sammy [...]

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Professional Theater News: Icarus Falling announces cast for world premiere of 'Fatal Error' LANSING – Icarus Falling is pleased to announce the cast for its upcoming premiere of "Fatal Error" by Kevin L. Knights & jeff croff. "Fatal Error" is [...]

LaBute's women get last word - or do they?

The protagonist in Detroit-born playwright Neil LaBute's recent play, "Some Girl(s)," isn't really evil. He's just a self-absorbed schmuck. It wouldn't be a LaBute play otherwise. Known for writing edgy works about relationships – sexual and [...]

Review: No reservations: Aral IS fully committed

If it wasn't for the restaurant business, actor-wannabes living in New York would probably starve to death. Not because that's where they eat – they couldn't afford the prices. Rather, that's where many – if not most – eke out a living while waiting [...]

REVIEW:Improv troupe scores late night dream

Metro Detroit's improv community sure knows how to throw a holiday party. This past December, area improvisers got together to participate in Planet Ant's eagerly anticipated Colony Fest – an annual "battle of the improv troupes" that had 24 groups [...]

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'American Idol' meets 'Saturday Night Live': 'Auditions Tonight' MANISTEE – Manistee's Little River Casino Resort is gearing up for Valentine's Day with top-notch entertainment, the energetic and fun-filled audience-participatory comedy show, [...]

Review: A brave and noble effort at the Abreact

It's easy to understand why most theater companies never consider staging Stephen Sondheim's 1979 Tony Award-winning "Sweeney Todd." Not only is it possibly the grimmest musical ever to hit the Broadway stage, it's also among the most difficult to [...]

Review: Dinner Theater: The Next Generation

When you think of going to a dinner theater, it's assumed that you'll walk into a restaurant, banquet room or basement, have a meal and then watch a play from those very same – and often uncomfortable – seats. That's not so at StarBrite Presents' [...]

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Professional Theater News from Around Town: Rapper MC Serch guests in 'Citizen Improv' at the Inferno ANN ARBOR – The Improv Inferno is pleased to announce a very special "Citizen Improv" on Friday, Jan. 12, starring rap artist and star of the new [...]

The stars align for StarBright in 2007

With a dinner theater empire that's expanding from one location to two next month — and possibly three later this spring — Randy Magner isn't ready quite yet to quit his day job. However, he IS fulfilling a dream he had back in 1995 when he founded [...]