“Christmas Wonderland” at Fisher Theatre

By Daniel Skora The Fisher Theatre is presenting “Christmas Wonderland, a Holiday Spectacular” for a limited nine-performance engagement. The show is a song and dance bonanza of holiday standards and dazzling choreography. Santa is along to MC and help rev up the audience. More than likely, one of your holiday favorites is among the forty-plus … More “Christmas Wonderland” at Fisher Theatre

The Fisher Celebrates Motown Music and Gordy’s Story

By Daniel Skora It was the sound that captured the energy and the spirit of a generation, and it began right here in Detroit. “Motown The Musical” is back for a return engagement at the Fisher Theatre and if you missed it the first time, here’s your chance to experience again the music and the … More The Fisher Celebrates Motown Music and Gordy’s Story

“Circus 1903” Makes Time Travel Stop at The Fisher

By Daniel Skora “The circus is in town…the circus is in town!” and not only has it stopped at Detroit’s Fisher Theatre, it’s traveled all the way from the year 1903. 1903 was one of those years from the Golden Age of circuses and “Circus 1903” is filled with traditional circus entertainment all done with … More “Circus 1903” Makes Time Travel Stop at The Fisher

“Hedwig”, From Both Sides of the Aisle

By Daniel Skora From the Hip side:     It’s exciting, enormously entertaining, and what Rolling Stone calls “The Best Rock Musical Ever”. It’s funny and heartbreaking, relevant and inclusive, provocative and ahead of its time. It won 4 Tony Awards in 2014, including Best Musical Revival. It’s “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” and it’s playing now … More “Hedwig”, From Both Sides of the Aisle

Carole King Makes “Beautiful” Music at The Fisher

By Daniel Skora The show is “Beautiful” because that’s the title of one of the cuts off the album that spent a phenomenal six years on the best-seller charts. It’s “Beautiful” because the music the songwriter created provided the soundtrack for a generation. And it’s “Beautiful” because that’s the best word to describe the woman … More Carole King Makes “Beautiful” Music at The Fisher

“Fun Home” Not an Amusing Place to Grow Up

By Daniel Skora In 2006, artist/cartoonist Alison Bechdel published a graphic novel that she had labored over for many years. “Fun Home” was a memoir about growing up in a small Pennsylvania town struggling to discover her sexual identity while dealing with a father who was obsessive, demanding, and gay. The book became both a … More “Fun Home” Not an Amusing Place to Grow Up

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”