Sibling Rivalry Seeks “True West” at Tipping Point

By Daniel Skora There are plenty of opposing forces at work in Sam Shepard’s classic 1980 drama/dark comedy “True West”, currently being presented at Tipping Point Theatre. The play is filled with contradictions: kindness vs. brutality; order vs. disarray; truth vs. dishonesty; real vs. imagined; and compassion vs. cruelty. Giving life to those contradictions, Shepard … More Sibling Rivalry Seeks “True West” at Tipping Point

Detroit Public Theatre Opens With “American Hero”

By Daniel Skora A new theatre company has set up shop in Detroit and is now open with its first production. Courtney Burkett and Sarah Winkler are co-founders of the Detroit Public Theatre which brings live theatre to the Midtown district. Burkett is a lifelong Detroiter; Winkler has relocated from New York. With their collective … More Detroit Public Theatre Opens With “American Hero”