A Timeless 'Carol' At Meadow Brook

By Amy J. Parrent Thomas D. Mahard returns as Scrooge in Meadow Brook Theatre's annual holiday treat, "A Christmas Carol." Photo: Rick Smith Wouldn't it be [...]

Go Comedy! Extends Season's Greetings #Hohoho

By John Quinn Go Comedy! Improv Theatre presents its sixth annual original holiday show, "Hashtag The Holidays" through Dec. 20. The holiday-themed comedy [...]

Variety Is The Spice Of 'Caroled!'

By Carolyn Hayes Harmer Jess Alexander is among the highlights of "Christmas Caroled!" Photo: The Encore Musical Theatre Company Gather 'round, children, for a [...]

A Show Not Written By Monkeys With Typewriters

By Amy J. Parrent "All in the Timing" continues in repertory at the Hilberry Theatre through Jan. 31. Photo: Hilberry Theatre So, Hilberry, it's pretty smart [...]

It All Starts With This Hat

By Martin F. Kohn Danielle Nader and Adam Joseph Lopez in "The Motherfucker With the Hat." Photo: 4TheatrSake There's an old folk song that begins, "The other [...]

A Chekhov In The Win Column For The Ringwald

By John Quinn Con (Jonathan Davidson) makes an offering to Nina (Katie Terpstra) in Aaron Posner's Stupid Fucking Bird at Ferndale's Ringwald Theatre. Photo: [...]

The Real & Imagined Worlds Of Neil Simon

By Amy J. Parrent Jake's daughter Molly at 21 (played by Egla Kishta), Jake (Bob Hotchkiss) and Jake's daughter Molly at 12 (Charlotte Weisserman). Photo: [...]

Comedy Explores The Broad Meaning Of Feminism

By John Quinn Tricia Turek as Gwen, Emily Rogers as Catherine, and Kelly Rose Voigt as Avery in Matrix Theatre Company's "Rapture, Blister, Burn" by Gina [...]

Una bella notte at MOT

By Amy J. Parrent Inna Los stars in Michigan Opera Theatre's "Madame Butterfly." Photo: John Grigaitis In the Michigan Opera Theatre program handed out at [...]

Better Dry Plains Than Die Plain

By Carolyn Hayes Harmer James R. Kuhl & Dani Cochrane in "The Rainmaker." Photo: N. Richard Nash Once upon a time, on an arid stretch of the American [...]

Detroit Rep Plunges Into New Season With 'Buzz'

By John Quinn Dan Johnson and Wayne David Parker are hysterically funny in the world premiere of "Buzz" at the Detroit Repertory Theatre. Photo: Bruce [...]

Tiger' Tempts Young Audiences

By Judith Cookis Rubens Toddlers and preschoolers aren't exactly a sit-still bunch, and expecting rapt attention at the theater is asking a lot. So it's nice [...]