Author Archives: Kathleen Kirby

FYT’s “A Wrinkle in Time” is Magical

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby Flint Youth Theatre opened a magical, exciting and even a bit scary production Saturday evening of the Madeleine L’Engle classic tale as adapted by Tracy Young, A Wrinkle in Time. Staged in the cozy Elgood Theatre, … Continue reading

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Clio Cast & Crew Presents “Poe’s Midnight Dreary”

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby Clio Cast & Crew opened their 2017-2018 season Friday with Poe’s Midnight Dreary, a show surely chosen for its supposedly spooky overtones. Written by Richard McElvain, the play consists of vignettes from the works of Edgar … Continue reading

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Flint Youth Theatre presents Madeleine L’Engle’s “A WRINKLE IN TIME”

Michigan’s professional theatre for young audiences, Flint Youth Theatre (FYT) presents A Wrinkle in Time, adapted for stage by Tracy Young, based on the book by Madeleine L’Engle. Performances for this thrilling new adaptation begin Saturday, October 7, 2017 and … Continue reading

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“A LITTLE MURDER NEVER HURT ANYBODY” HAS RAUCUS OPENING AT FENTON VILLAGE PLAYERS

Reviewed by Joseph Michael Mishler             A Little Murder Never Hurt Anybody by Ron Bernas opened energetically Thursday evening at the Fenton Village Players. It’s a comedy about a couple who make some pretty extreme New Year’s Resolutions. For example, … Continue reading

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“Voices from Heaven” Coming to New McCree Theatre

{The New McCree Theatre, G-2040 W. Carpenter Road, is presenting the original gospel musical, Voices from Heaven: the Story of the Caravans, opening October 19 through October 28, with performances on Thursday and Friday at 7:00 p.m. and on Saturday … Continue reading

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Flint Community Players Opens Strong With “Urinetown”

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby To launch their 89th season, Flint Community Players exploded onto the stage Thursday with a terrific production of the oddly relative Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis’ Tony Award-winning show Urinetown the Musical. Quirky, darkly comic with … Continue reading

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“THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD” OWNS THE STAGE AT FLINT YOUTH THEATRE

Reviewed by Joseph Michael Mishler It was in grand style that The Adventures of Robin Hood opened at Flint Youth Theatre on 8/11/2017. The story of Robin Hood is an age-old tale that never really tires audiences, however this show … Continue reading

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