Plaid’s “Final Concert” Brightens Dio Stage

By Daniel Skora The Plaids are back at the Dio – refreshed, rejuvenated, and   reinvented. It’s a good chance that you’ve crossed paths with them before. “Forever Plaid” is one of the best of the “nostalgic” musicals, filled with great songs from the ‘50’s and ‘60’s and spiced up with lots of comedy. If you … More Plaid’s “Final Concert” Brightens Dio Stage

Detroit’s Summer of ’67 Recounted at the Matrix

By Daniel Skora We mark our days by the calendar, and the days turn into weeks turn into months turn into years. Milestones and occasions of significant import are marked by anniversaries, allowing us to look back and reflect on events which have greatly affected our lives. This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of what … More Detroit’s Summer of ’67 Recounted at the Matrix

“Romeo and Juliet” are Star-Crossed at Little Door Theatre

By Daniel Skora It’s one of the newest small theatres in the area, and though it may call itself the Little Door Theatre, its productions so far have been nothing but big at heart. On the back end of their first full season, the Little Door has performed plays by Shakespeare, Chekov, and Wilde, as … More “Romeo and Juliet” are Star-Crossed at Little Door Theatre

Arthur Reigns, “Camelot” Shines at Encore Musical

By Daniel Skora The Encore Musical Theatre is currently presenting Lerner and Loewe’s “Camelot” in a lively production featuring Stephen West as King Arthur. West’s rich baritone has been heard on the stages of the finest opera houses internationally and across the USA. He has appeared in previous Encore stage productions, starring in “Fiddler on … More Arthur Reigns, “Camelot” Shines at Encore Musical

Gender Bender Gives and Gets Big Laughs at Theatre Nova

By Daniel Skora Elvis has left the building, and this time maybe for good. The crowds at Cleo’s have been staying away in droves and Eddie, the bar’s owner, is left with no choice but to fire the Elvis impersonator who has been providing the entertainment. He has sent for his cousin who has an … More Gender Bender Gives and Gets Big Laughs at Theatre Nova

“Fools Fall in Love” at Meadow Brook Theatre

By Daniel Skora It’s always a little stupefying when someone asks a   question that contains within it the very answer to the question itself. Like, “Who’s buried in Grant’s tomb?” Or like “Why Do Fools Fall in Love”, the question posed by Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers in the song that made a strong showing … More “Fools Fall in Love” at Meadow Brook Theatre