Notable

Mad as a Hatter

A search for the original Origin stories, for superheroes, famous people and more, have always been popular in the movie and TV business, but book characters rarely get the same treatment. Local actor, director and playwright Michael Herman’s new play, “Mad as a Hatter”, produced by the Roustabout Theatre Troupe from April 4th-20th at the

A Little-Known Pulitzer Prize Finalist Gives Voice To Strong Girls

Sarah DeLappe’s play, The Wolves, at the Slipstream Theatre Initiative from March 1st through 24th, offers a perspective on feminism that is rarely taken seriously.

Sweat and the Exonerated

Two shows ground today’s polarized political climate in the lives of people who struggle. In these tense political times, politically charged theatre is perhaps the opposite of the escape people are looking for in their entertainment. But The Exonerated, to be performed in February at the University of Michigan and Sweat, to be performed in

Encore’s “Hello, Dolly!” Spirited and Brimming with Talent

If a night of high-energy entertainment with poignant and elegant touches entices you, The Encore Musical Theatre Company’s Hello, Dolly! is a perfect evening of theatre.

Diva Royale Is A Sidesplitting Romp

The wonderful thing about what Daniels has accomplished with Diva Royale is that the play manages to both poke good-natured fun at people whose obsessions with things lead them into trouble, while also celebrating the bonds between people who love celebrities, music, movies, anything with their whole heart, no matter what lies in store for them because of that love. Diva Royale doesn’t make you feel superior to these women, it makes you relate to them, feel empathy for them when things go awry, and cheer them on when they are triumphant. And, really, isn’t that what the world needs more of now?

“She Loves Me” Will Play At EMU’s Quirk Theatre

“She Loves Me” will play at EMU’s Quirk Theatre in October.