35 Years of “Carol”ing at Meadow Brook Theatre

By Daniel Skora Meadow Brook Theatre is celebrating its 35th year presenting the Charles Dickens classic “A Christmas Carol”. The original adaptation and staging by Charles Nolte has become an annual holiday favorite with audiences, and this year Meadow Brook has scheduled over three dozen performances of the show. If you’ve somehow managed to escape … More 35 Years of “Carol”ing at Meadow Brook Theatre

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

Jacob Marley’s “Carol” at Williamston

By Daniel Skora Jacob Marley, Scrooge’s business partner in Charles Dickens’ famous story “A Christmas Carol” is one of those fictional characters who seems not to have been given a fair shake by the author who created him. Marley may have been a disagreeable and greedy person just like his partner, but to wander the … More Jacob Marley’s “Carol” at Williamston

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

Meadow Brook’s “Carol” Celebrates 34 Years

By Daniel Skora This is, perhaps, as much a testament as it is a review. I rarely inject the first person pronoun when writing about a show. But Meadow Brook Theatre’s production of “A Christmas Carol” has always been special and I find it impossible to separate my enthusiasm for the show from its mechanics. … More Meadow Brook’s “Carol” Celebrates 34 Years