“DOT” Fluctuates Between Clear and Cloudy at DPT

By Daniel Skora Her given name is Dorothy, but it’s been shortened first to Dotty, now to Dot. Though it may just be a coincidence, the reduction that’s happened to Dorothy’s name is much like the reduction that’s happening to her mind. Dorothy has Alzheimer’s, and all those qualities that once made her a wonderfully … More “DOT” Fluctuates Between Clear and Cloudy at DPT

“Liberty Valance” Strikes Fear at Tipping Point

By Daniel Skora Westerns, you would probably imagine, are not one of the genres that can be easily translated onto the stage. They became popular in the movies because they creating an Old West that was defined by easily recognizable stock characters and images that were visually striking and exciting. One such image that made … More “Liberty Valance” Strikes Fear at Tipping Point

35 Years of “Carol”ing at Meadow Brook Theatre

By Daniel Skora Meadow Brook Theatre is celebrating its 35th year presenting the Charles Dickens classic “A Christmas Carol”. The original adaptation and staging by Charles Nolte has become an annual holiday favorite with audiences, and this year Meadow Brook has scheduled over three dozen performances of the show. If you’ve somehow managed to escape … More 35 Years of “Carol”ing at Meadow Brook Theatre

Tomorrow May be a Latter Day, but Today’s the Day for “The Book of Mormon”

By Daniel Skora “The Book of Mormon” is back at The Fisher Theatre for a limited two week engagement. Detroit is the current stop of this 2nd National Tour even while the original production on Broadway continues to bring in the crowds. The musical comedy won nine Tony Awards in 2011, including Best Musical. The … More Tomorrow May be a Latter Day, but Today’s the Day for “The Book of Mormon”