“My Fair Lady” a Scorcher at the Box Office

By Daniel Skora It’s Broadway in Dexter with The Encore Musical Theatre putting on a production of “My Fair Lady” that’s so good it’s worthy of a New York audience. Musicals are the hallmark of The Encore, but with this show they’ve exceeded even what their audiences have come to expect. Some of what makes … More “My Fair Lady” a Scorcher at the Box Office

“Summer Retreat” No Place to Relax in Annie Martin/Williamston Theatre Gem

By Daniel Skora “Life is so tough…” Joan Rivers once said in one of her monologues, “… you better laugh at everything”. And she might have added “everything” includes death, as long as it’s somebody else’s or it takes place in a murder mystery or some other fiction. Williamston Theatre is currently presenting “Summer Retreat”, … More “Summer Retreat” No Place to Relax in Annie Martin/Williamston Theatre Gem

Second Acts Improve Both “American Wee-Pie” and Zed

By Daniel Skora Edibles are not usually something a theatre has to worry about providing for a play since audiences are willing to accept “pretend food” as a reasonable alternative. But sometimes the presence of the real thing is an absolute necessity in order to make a point or to satisfy the requirements of a … More Second Acts Improve Both “American Wee-Pie” and Zed