Author Archives: Kathleen Kirby

Owosso Community Players Present Riveting Production of “Cabaret”

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby There is a sort of mystically sinister spell that seems to reside in the depths of the musical Cabaret. We’ve seen this show numerous times over the years, and it always sparks a sense of foreboding. … Continue reading

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Flint REP Celebrates Its World Premiere of Wally Pleasant’s “Songs About Stuff”

Reviewed by Stephen Visser   Last night, we had the privilege of attending The Flint REP ‘s dynamic, World Premiere opening of Songs About Stuff, based on the music of Wally Pleas ant (a Michigan native). Conceived by Michael Lluberes; this … Continue reading

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Original Musical “Sparkle Too” Debuts at McCree Theatre

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby We spent a tuneful evening Friday as McCree Theatre continued their original musical entitled Sparkle Too. Written by McCree Executive Director Charles H. Winfrey, it tells the story in song of a young woman bent on … Continue reading

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FLINT REPERTORY THEATRE PRESENTS WORLD PREMIERE MUSICAL REVUE “SONGS ABOUT STUFF: THE MUSIC OF WALLY PLEASANT”

Flint Repertory Theatre presents “SONGS ABOUT STUFF: THE MUSIC OF WALLY PLEASANT” a world premiere musical revue celebrating the songs of Mid-Michigan comic singer-songwriter Wally Pleasant. Conceived and Directed by Producing Artistic Director Michael Lluberes. Performances begin Friday May 31 … Continue reading

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FCP’s Season Concludes With “La Cage Aux Folles”

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby Flint Community Players bit off a chunk more than they could chew Thursday with the opening of their current production of La Cage Aux Folles. Challenging for professional companies, an amateur group needs to think long … Continue reading

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Clio Cast & Crew’s “Calendar Girls” is Impressive

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby Clio Cast and Crew took a leap of faith Friday night as they launched Tim Firth’s hilarious, moving and overall impressive performance of Calendar Girls. It is based on a true story about a group of … Continue reading

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Flint Theatre Guild Sets Auditions for Inaugural Season

The Flint Theatre Guild, a new nonprofit theatre company in Flint, Michigan, announced auditions for its inaugural summer season. They will take place Tuesday, April 30 and Wednesday, May 1, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm in the lower level meeting … Continue reading

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