REVIEW: Irreverent 'Book of Mormon' Accomplishes Its Mission At The FisherAll-in all, "The Book of Mormon" is blessed with a tight-knit, energetic and highly skilled cast – and when combined with the expert work of the musicians and behind-the-scenes technical craftspeople, the result is one heck of a fine and entertaining show.
'White's Lies' Is Lying Sack Of Fun At Meadow BrookPlaywright Andron lays it on pretty thick in "White's Lies," which is something like a French romantic farce with 35 percent less door-slamming.
'Detroit' Story Shines At The Hilberry TheatreImportantly, it's worth noting that good watching is not always easy watching: There is more strong language and vulgarity here than in your typical Hilberry production.
'Rain Stops Falling' At The Ringwald TheatreIt is a sad but satisfying portrait of four generations of dysfunctional family, underscored by the symbolic gloomy weather that each of them suffers under.
Ringwald Parody: Low-Down, Dirty And Side-Splitting At the Ringwald, sit back with the assurance that the artists think the source material is as tacky as you do.
Review: ‘Picking Palin’ Poses A Political PuzzleThose 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.
Sassy ‘La Cage’ Invites Detroiters To The Fisher TheatreThe 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' Comedy In Ferndale"50 States of Grey" is a swift poke in the ribs of the body politic.
Principles Of Pleasure And Pain Play Out At The RingwaldThe well-designed program cover for the production issues this warning: "Contains nudity, violence, and adult situations."
Tough Times Are The Right Time For 'Billy Elliot'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
Wilde Awards Highlight Best Of Detroit Theater"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."
Scene In Detroit: Improv At Its Best...or Worst?However, this is what I love about Planet Ant: they don't pretend to be anything they aren't. They're not Second City.