Author Archives: Kathleen Kirby

Fenton Village Players’ “Forum” is Colorful, Funny & Enthusiastic

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby A talented Fenton Village Players cast launched their version of the Stephen Sondheim musical A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum this week. It’s a big show – colorful and funny – with … Continue reading

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New McCree Play Centers on History of Detroit Riots

Reviewed by Jon R. Coggins The Floyd J. McCree Theatre continues its 2016/17 season with Detroit ’67 – “A powerful play that unfolds an explosive moment in our history – the race riots that ravaged the city of Detroit in … Continue reading

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FCP Invites You to Laugh and Sing

 Do you need a laugh after this long winter? How about a need to stretch your legs? You’ve got a chance to do both in March! First, you can catch the vintage comedy, The Curious Savage.  Next, you can show … Continue reading

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“The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963” Comes to Life on FYT Stage

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby Flint residents have most likely read the book by Flint’s own Christopher Paul Curtis. Now Flint Youth Theatre brings the multiple award-winning classic, The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963, to the Elgood Theater stage in … Continue reading

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FCP Explores Learned Helplessness with “Topdog/Underdog”

Reviewed by Stephen Visser Flint Community Players opened the second installment of their signature Ghost Light Series on Friday night. The program defines this series as being “intended for mature audiences and aimed at adults who enjoy exploring the human … Continue reading

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New McCree Theatre Celebrates Black History Month – “Detroit ’67”

Celebrate Black History Month as the New McCree Theatre, 2040 W. Carpenter Road, presents a slice of History through the award-winning drama by Dominique Morisseau, Detroit ’67. It’s the summer of 1967, and the irresistible music of Motown is breaking … Continue reading

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Flint-UM Theatre Rocks “Big Love”

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby             It’s titled Big Love and with good and well-apparent reason. Imagine fifty brides fleeing from fifty not-of-their-choosing grooms, seeking refuge in an Italian coastal villa and you have some idea of where the Big designation … Continue reading

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