New “Gaps in the Fossil Record” Forming at the Purple Rose

By Daniel Skora They are known as the Lovers of Valdaro. Their skeletons were found during an archeological dig near Verona, Italy in 2007 and are judged to be around 6,000 years old. The two figures lay in what has become an eternal embrace, their skulls face-to-face mere inches apart and their limbs intertwined. Though … More New “Gaps in the Fossil Record” Forming at the Purple Rose

Time Dances through a Decade and Two Lives at Williamston

By Daniel Skora There are a couple of figurative dances going on in Joseph Zettelmaier’s new play, “The Decade Dance”, currently being presented by the Williamston Theatre. The first is the larger dance of the political and cultural events of the 1970’s, the decade that forms the play’s time span and which gives it its … More Time Dances through a Decade and Two Lives at Williamston

“Love Story” Stars Exchange “Love Letters” at the Fisher

By Daniel Skora He was the heartthrob of Peyton Place and the onscreen lover for the likes of Barbra Streisand and Candice Bergen. She was voted the top box office star in the world in 1972 and co-starred opposite leading men like Robert Mitchum and Kris Kristofferson. Ryan O’Neal and Ali MacGraw were already bright … More “Love Story” Stars Exchange “Love Letters” at the Fisher

British Comedy at Northville’s Marquis Theatre

By Daniel Skora It is, after all, England that we’re talking about, the country across the pond that with all the king’s horses and all the king’s men still couldn’t control that ragtag bunch of colonists who went on to thumb their noses at the men in red, declaring their independence in the process. The … More British Comedy at Northville’s Marquis Theatre

Liz/Beth have “If/Then” Relationships at the Fisher

By Daniel Skora It was Yogi Berra, full-time catcher for the New York Yankees and part-time dugout philosopher who once said “When you come to a fork in the road, take it”. (Yogi, you may recall, was also the guy who, when asked how many slices he wanted his pizza cut into, replied “You’d better … More Liz/Beth have “If/Then” Relationships at the Fisher