“Flint” Mixes Reality with Drama at Purple Rose

By Daniel Skora Flint Michigan was once a vital and vibrant part of the USA’s automobile empire. In whole or in part, Buicks, Chevys and Cadillacs rolled off the assembly line to supply our nation’s transportation needs. But in the years leading up to the millennium, not only did the kind of vehicles desired by … More “Flint” Mixes Reality with Drama at Purple Rose

Dauphin Island Beckons at Detroit Rep

By Daniel Skora Dauphin Island is a resort area located on the Gulf Coast at the southern tip of Alabama. With beautiful beaches and plenty of tourist attractions, the island is a prosperous community where vacationers come to enjoy the subtropical climate and the island’s numerous historical attractions. “Dauphin Island” is also the name of … More Dauphin Island Beckons at Detroit Rep

“The Bodyguard” Keeps Watch at Fisher Theatre

By Daniel Skora The musical based on the film “The Bodyguard” is currently appearing at the Fisher Theatre for a two week engagement. The film was a box office hit in no small part because of Whitney Houston’s powerful vocals. The soundtrack from the movie remains the best selling album in its genre with 17 … More “The Bodyguard” Keeps Watch at Fisher Theatre

Naughty Knickers Spice Up Meadow Brook Stage

By Daniel Skora A grandma can certainly be embarrassing. She’ll smother you with hugs no matter what your age. She’ll show friends and relatives those pictures she took of you in your birthday suit on your first birthday. And she’ll tell your spouse about that loser you dated in high school. But even Grandma Sylvia … More Naughty Knickers Spice Up Meadow Brook Stage

Life and Loves of Emilie Du Chatelet at Open Book

By Daniel Skora Emilie Du Chatelet was a woman ahead of her time. In an era of male stalwarts, her femininity was unique among the eighteenth century scientific community. Mathematician, physicist, and philosopher, she made considerable contributions to every endeavor she undertook. Two hundred and sixty years after its publication, her translation of Newton’s Mathematical … More Life and Loves of Emilie Du Chatelet at Open Book