At the Ringwald, sit back with the assurance that the artists think the source material is as tacky as you do.
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.
“50 States of Grey” is a swift poke in the ribs of the body politic.
“BoxFest Detroit” is an annual theater festival that showcases the talents of women directors.
Playing a testosterone-charged Jo with five-o’clock-shadow and bare, unshaven legs, the character’s sexual ambiguity – on top of cross-dressing – is parody at its best.
If a healthy dose of life, love and nostalgia is your antidote to the long, hot summer, sit back with a simple dose of “On Golden Pond.”
“Sylvia” is one of the most intelligent scripts in the catalogue. It is light, witty and yet probes the complex emotional bond between people and pets.
There’s a wealth of beauty in the simple lyrics and tunes of rural America, and the music of its small churches is profoundly uplifting. Say what you will about Christianity, but its message is hope.
The problem, it seems, is this: Huey has come to believe his manhood was stolen three years ago by his ex-wife, Janice (Erin Edgerton), and he can’t move forward with his life until he woos Janice and gets her back.
The subtitle of “Taking Care of Mimi” is “A morality murder mystery.”