Review: 'Porgy And Bess' At The Detroit Opera HouseThis production is not a tinkering, not even an adaptation in the conventional sense, but a reimagining of the opera.
Warning: Don't Try These Amazing 'Cirque' Acts At Home"Cirque Dream Holidaze" at the Fox Theatre is a great holiday treat for the entire family.
REVIEW: 'Catch' Michigan's Dominic Fortuna At The Fisher 'If You Can'"Catch Me If You Can" tells the true story of Frank Abagnale, Jr., a young man who created a number of identities and conned millions of dollars.
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.
Meadowbrook Keeps 'A Christmas Carol' Fresh After 31 Years "People coming out of the theater all the time come up to me and say 'I wasn't in the Christmas spirit before the show, but now I am," Mahard said.
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: Opera Theater's 'Barber' Soars VocallyMichigan Opera Theatre, debt retired, the future secure, bubbled like fine champagne with wonderful voices in the 42nd season opener.
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.
Darkness Reigns In 'God Of Carnage'We leave the theater both entertained and saddened by the despicable behavior we just observed.
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."