Review: A Small Town Turns to Theater for Salvation in Theatre Nova's 'Popcorn Falls'

By Jenn McKee ANN ARBOR – When an economically depressed town is at its breaking point, and residents are scrambling for solutions, you wouldn't expect the [...]

Firepower' a Lesson in Binding Emotional Wounds

By Tanya Gazdik From left; T.C. (Jonathan West), the gay son of George Montgomery (David Luther Glover) with Neil (Dan Johnson), T.C's longtime partner, who [...]

Review: 'Georgia McBride' and the Craft of Drag at The Ringwald

By Tanya Gazdik The Ringwald presents the Michigan premiere of The Legend of Georgia McBride by Matthew Lopez runs through Jan. 30. The Ringwald Theatre is [...]

Slipstream's Annual Penny Dreadful Halloween Production Set

By Kaitlyn Valor Bourque as Charlotte For one weekend only, Slipstream will produce its annual Penny Dreadful Halloween experience. They [...]

The Ringwald: Something Else to Feel Pride In

By Amy J. Parrent It's Pride Month, and time to celebrate with – what else – some theater. Lucky for everyone, The Ringwald Theatre has rolled a seven – the [...]

Genders Bend in Unique, Gay-themed 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

Two couples walk into a bar. Yes, that's a familiar opening to many a tale, but when the couples are Hermia and Lysander and Helena and Demetrius, and the bar [...]

Are You a Heather?'

FERNDALE — The Ringwald Theatre continues its Season of Classics with the Detroit premiere of "Heathers the Musical" by Kevin Murphy and Laurence [...]

Rent': A Life

Actor Brennan Hattaway has makeup applied. Photo courtesy of Riverwalk. Inhabited by heroin users, drag queens, the homeless and performance artists — welcome [...]

Review: Encore Theatre Hits Right Notes with 'Always...Patsy Cline'

By Jenn McKee DEXTER – A "Saturday Night Live" writer once said that the show could leaven a risky sketch simply by putting Amy Poehler in it, calling the [...]

Robin Bradford's 'Low Hanging Fruit' makes its Midwest Premiere

The Theatre Company of the University of Detroit Mercy and Matrix Theatre Company recently announced their first joint production, Robin Bradford's "Low [...]

Love, Passion and Political Intrigue Played Out at Grosse Pointe Theatre

BY BTL STAFF WHAT: Grosse Pointe Theatre presents "Chess, The Musical" WHEN: 2p.m. matinees on Jan. 17 & 24; 8 p.m. evening performances on Jan. 21-23, [...]

Audience Definitely 'Buying' What Ringwald is 'Cellaring'

By Tanya Gazdik You've got to really like someone to spend nearly two solid hours with them talking to you. Thankfully, Richard Payton is instantly likeable in [...]