All posts by Lauren James

Iconic State Theatre Restoring Original Design

Back in the mid-20 century, making a date to see a movie at the local cinema, or “movie palaces” as they were called, was an event. On Friday night, moviegoers put on their best duds before heading to a brightly illuminated facade with the latest blockbuster title strewn across the marquee. Now, in 2017 in

Theatre Nova hosts Second Annual Festival

Playwrights relish a chance to put their original work out there and, ideally,  have it performed live. Ann Arbor has a place that gives local writers a platform: Theatre Nova, a company focused on new plays and playwrights. The company presents the Michigan’s Playwright’s Festival, Oct. 18-23 at the Yellow Barn, 410 W. Huron, after