Those of us who are passionate about our politics, but don’t fit in the one-dimensional spectrum between “red” and “blue” don’t need superficial debates to appreciate playwright Stephen Padilla’s cautionary theme.
The word in question is “folle,” as in “La Cage aux Folles,” the award-winning musical beginning a run at the Fisher Theatre.
“50 States of Grey” is a swift poke in the ribs of the body politic.
We leave the theater both entertained and saddened by the despicable behavior we just observed.
The well-designed program cover for the production issues this warning: “Contains nudity, violence, and adult situations.”
In times like these, when so many are out of work, “Billy Elliot” hits some unfortunately all-too-familiar notes while also gently breaking your heart
“After the critics got together late last spring to determine the nominees and the winners, one of the things that really surprised us was how evenly distributed the winners were.”
However, this is what I love about Planet Ant: they don’t pretend to be anything they aren’t. They’re not Second City.
“Henry V” is compelling on many levels. It is a war story, a coming-of-age story and the story of cultures clashing.
“BoxFest Detroit” is an annual theater festival that showcases the talents of women directors.