Space the Final Frontier for Two Seniors at Tipping Point

By Daniel Skora Putting two feisty senior citizens together in the same room at an assisted living facility can often be as ill-advised as trying to stuff two alley cats into a potato sack. But that’s sort of what happens when Abby and Marilyn find themselves sharing living quarters in playwright David Lindsay-Abaire’s comedy “Ripcord”, … More Space the Final Frontier for Two Seniors at Tipping Point

Winds of War and Financial Ruin Accompany the Snow Geese at Meadow Brook

By Daniel Skora War changes everything, including the fortunes of the Gaesling Family in playwright Sharr White’s drama “The Snow Geese”, currently having its Michigan premiere at Meadow Brook Theatre. “The Snow Geese” opened on Broadway in 2013, but in style and manner it harkens back to the formal plays of Chekov and Ibsen. The … More Winds of War and Financial Ruin Accompany the Snow Geese at Meadow Brook

“The Prince is Giving a Ball”, and It’s at the Fisher

By Daniel Skora Cinderella rides into Detroit on her golden carriage for a quick one week visit to the Fisher Theatre in a lavish, highly entertaining production that both children and adults will find enjoyable. But when that final March 18th production comes to an end, the beautiful golden carriage will return to being a … More “The Prince is Giving a Ball”, and It’s at the Fisher

Tartuffe Divides Household in Old Detroit at Slipstream

By Daniel Skora “Tartuffe”, by French playwright and actor Jean-Baptiste Poquelin (Moliere, as he was known by his stage name), is a classic of world literature. The comedy has a long and cherished history dating back to its first performance at the Versailles in 1664. It deals with Tartuffe, a man with religious pretentions who … More Tartuffe Divides Household in Old Detroit at Slipstream

“Les Miserables” is Les Merveilleux at The Fisher

By Daniel Skora The current national tour of “Les Miserables” has arrived in Detroit for a two week engagement. The tour is an extension of the recent “Les Miz” revival which opened on Broadway in March of 2014 and closed after more than a thousand performances. It’s scheduled to play in some 70 plus cities … More “Les Miserables” is Les Merveilleux at The Fisher