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

Slipstream’s “Dr. Heidi Jekyll” Remakes a Classic

By Daniel Skora The latest classic to get the Slipstream Initiative Theatre makeover is Robert Louis Stevenson’s “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”. The revamped version is called “Dr. Heidi Jekyll”, and though the play still deals with the transformation of its title character from a good, decent (wo)man to a self-centered, … More Slipstream’s “Dr. Heidi Jekyll” Remakes a Classic