Meadow Brook’s “Carol” Celebrates 34 Years

By Daniel Skora This is, perhaps, as much a testament as it is a review. I rarely inject the first person pronoun when writing about a show. But Meadow Brook Theatre’s production of “A Christmas Carol” has always been special and I find it impossible to separate my enthusiasm for the show from its mechanics. … More Meadow Brook’s “Carol” Celebrates 34 Years

“Jersey Boys” Working Their Way Back to the “D”

By Daniel Skora Their songs were about everything that was important to the lives of young adults in the sixties. First and foremost were the ones with the girls’ names. Some of the group’s biggest hits, “Sherry”, “Ronnie”, “Dawn”, “Marianne”, and “Marlena”, reflected names that were popular at the time. There were songs that suggested … More “Jersey Boys” Working Their Way Back to the “D”

Detroit Public Theatre Opens With “American Hero”

By Daniel Skora A new theatre company has set up shop in Detroit and is now open with its first production. Courtney Burkett and Sarah Winkler are co-founders of the Detroit Public Theatre which brings live theatre to the Midtown district. Burkett is a lifelong Detroiter; Winkler has relocated from New York. With their collective … More Detroit Public Theatre Opens With “American Hero”