“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

Golf and Secrets Keep “Ladies Foursome” Busy at Tipping Point

By Daniel Skora Perhaps no sport provides as much time and opportunity for conversation among its participants as does golf. A round of 18 holes can easily take more than four hours to complete, and what with waiting for the foursome ahead of you to clear and time spent walking the course or riding in … More Golf and Secrets Keep “Ladies Foursome” Busy at Tipping Point

“Good People” make for Good Friends at Open Book

By Daniel Skora There are any number of large themes running through David Lindsay-Abaire’s play about a middle-aged woman from South Boston’s Lower End who’s been down-on her luck for so long it’s become hard for her to imagine there are any paths left that lead upward. Some of those deal with class, race, and … More “Good People” make for Good Friends at Open Book

Scandal Alters Political and Parental Courses at DPT

By Daniel Skora The story, as it begins, seems a familiar one. A powerful man with a public persona, personal appetites, and a wife and family tucked safely back home has a rather naïve young woman brought up to his hotel room. The man is Robert Aarons, a senator who’s been out barnstorming the country … More Scandal Alters Political and Parental Courses at DPT

Three Cheers for Irving Berlin and Meadow Brook Theatre…

By Daniel Skora …though back in 1932 when Mr. Berlin was writing the lyrics to his whimsical song about the need to conserve during those dark days of the Depression, he would have expected a but two. He titled his song “Two Cheers, Instead of Three”, which is included in the show, and even extended … More Three Cheers for Irving Berlin and Meadow Brook Theatre…

Disability, Guns, and a Sting Play Out at Puzzle Piece

By Daniel Skora DD, as he’s called by everyone except his grandmother, did not always have the mind of a boy. As a teenager, he was intelligent and filled with a youthful vigor. But when he was fifteen, an automobile accident changed everything. His mental capabilities regressed and his intellectual and social development slowed to … More Disability, Guns, and a Sting Play Out at Puzzle Piece

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