Author Archives: Kathleen Kirby

Deep Thoughts Provoked by “The Little Prince”

Reviewed by Mary Paige Rieffel Flint Repertory Theatre opened what may become a new holiday classic Friday with their young audiences production of The Little Prince. This magical tale first came to life as a 1943 French novella by poet Antoine … Continue reading

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Flint Repertory Theatre’s “Assassins” Hits the Mark

Reviewed by Stevie Visser It was an extremely exciting night at the Flint Repertory Theatre Friday as many anxious faces anticipated the opening of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s Tony Award-winning musical Assassins. As the first Signature Series performance of … Continue reading

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FCP Continues Season with Delighful Simon Comedy

Reviewed by Jon R. Coggins Autumn said goodbye and winter stamped its chilly feet as Flint Community Players continued their 90th season with the Neil Simon standard, Barefoot in the Park. The slightly sparse crowd (come on folks – cultural … Continue reading

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UM-Flint Season Opens with “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby If you are a fan of Peter Pan, you may enjoy the production currently playing at UM-Flint. To launch the Theatre and Dance 2018/19 season, the stage was overrun Friday night with a host of characters … Continue reading

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McCree Theatre’s “Those Gorgeous, Glamourous Girl Groups” is Absolutely Stunning

Reviewed by Stephen Visser While the audience was scarce at the Friday night performance of Those Gorgeous, Glamorous Girl Groups; the energy, and sheer electricity of this bombshell cast was enough to send shivers down the spine of the most … Continue reading

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Clio Cast & Crew Opens Season With Comical Farce

Reviewed by Jon R. Coggins Clio Cast and Crew (Theatre 57) opened their 2018/19 season on this cool and quite autumnal evening with what is billed as an American farce by Michael Parker – Who’s in Bed with the Butler? … Continue reading

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“The Boatman” Launches Flint Repertory Theatre’s New Season

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby             Transformation. It is the theme this season as Flint Youth Theatre transforms into Flint Repertory Theatre bringing a hearty slate of plays and presentations to its stages and offering quite truly something for everyone. Producing … Continue reading

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