it’s All Theatre’s Best of the 2015/16 Season

By Daniel Skora One of the disadvantages of writing for a newspaper is that much of what the reader sees and reads of an author’s work has been determined by someone other than the person who wrote the article. Word count, positioning, availability of space for pictures, deadlines, the title that goes above the review, … More it’s All Theatre’s Best of the 2015/16 Season

The Plaids Reunite for a Rousing Show at Meadow Brook

By Daniel Skora At some time, frequent theatergoers will surely cross paths with the Plaids, those four young men whose promising singing careers came to an abrupt end because of the fatal automobile accident they were involved in. And it’s also almost assured that those paths will be crossed more than once. “Forever Plaid” has … More The Plaids Reunite for a Rousing Show at Meadow Brook

Katherine, Kitty, Kathy, Kate and Katherine at Theatre Nova

By Daniel Skora Five generations of women, all from the same family and all bearing the name Katherine are the subject of Kim Carney’s new play, “Katherine”, currently having its world premier at Ann Arbor’s Theatre Nova. The story begins in the Deep South near the beginning of the 20th century and ends in Michigan … More Katherine, Kitty, Kathy, Kate and Katherine at Theatre Nova

“Oh, What a (Marvelous) Night” at Detroit Public Theatre

By Daniel Skora Hi-diddle-dee-dee / An actor’s life for me… Sung by J. Worthington Foulfellow in Walt Disney’s animated film Pinocchio  And so it was that a second grader put on a furry costume, walked around on all fours,  and got bitten by the acting bug playing Toto in a school production of “The Wizard … More “Oh, What a (Marvelous) Night” at Detroit Public Theatre

Davis and Dickens at Performance Network

By Daniel Skora Performance Network Theatre has two shows scheduled for the holiday season. “Why Not Me? A Sammy Davis Jr. Story” is a one man show that has the iconic entertainer looking back on critical events throughout his life and amazing career. It alternates with “Dickens: An A Capella Carol”, a dramatic reading of … More Davis and Dickens at Performance Network