All posts by Emily Slomovits

Making Theatre in Uncertain Times

Michigan theatre companies reinvent themselves in a time of change Despite obstacles and limitations, people have responded to current events by making art. With COVID-19 making live theatre impossible, and amid protests over police brutality, Michigan theater companies are redefining theatre. “Challenges can prove opportunities for continuing to reflect, inform, and promote change,” says Lee

Purple Rose Theatre says, Welcome to Paradise

Platonic soulmates and a pitch-perfect cast By Emily Slomovits When people think of the word “relationship,” they usually think of a romantic one. And indeed, in much of pop culture and entertainment, romantic relationships are given the primary focus and are considered the ones to strive for. But in Welcome to Paradise, The Purple Rose