“Lion King” roars again at Detroit Opera House

By Daniel Skora Disney’s “The Lion King” is back in town for a return engagement at the Detroit Opera House. The original production opened on Broadway in 1997 and won 6 Tony Awards including Best Musical. It’s currently still in production and is the third longest running show on Broadway right behind “Chicago” and “The … More “Lion King” roars again at Detroit Opera House

A Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious “Mary Poppins” at Encore Musical

By Daniel Skora The Encore Musical Theatre Company of Dexter has gotten so good at putting on musicals that are tailor made for larger venues that you can’t help but marvel at their success. Now, with their current production of “Mary Poppins”, they have another hit on their hands. So what’s the secret to their … More A Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious “Mary Poppins” at Encore Musical

New York, Newspapers, and Newsies at Opera House

By Daniel Skora Before computers, iPads and iPhones, there were newspapers. Ink was the lifeblood of the nation and paper the conduit through which it flowed. In retrospect, the news of the day was the news of the day before, or even days before, for not only did the information network move slowly then, but … More New York, Newspapers, and Newsies at Opera House