Author Archives: Kathleen Kirby

FCP’s Ghost Light Series Presents “The House of Yes”

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby The House of Yes – an odd title to be sure, but it fits to a tee this very dark comedy now playing as part of the Flint Community Players’ Ghost Light Series. Set in the … Continue reading

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FYT’s “Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat” Was Mischievous Fun

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby A long time favorite purveyor of mischief came to life on the Bower Theatre stage this week! Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat has been playing to children’s groups all week and winds up its … Continue reading

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Clio Cast & Crew Opens Delightful “Beauty and the Beast”

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby Historically, fairy tales were not so sweet and happily-ever-after as the Disney versions we have around today. Indeed, they may have been designed originally to be used as warnings for youngsters against certain perils; think woods, … Continue reading

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Flint’s Velvelettes Featured In New McCree Production

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby We took a trip down memory lane Friday evening. The time was 1961 and the place was Davis Hall on the campus of Western Michigan University where one night my roommate and I heard some amazing … Continue reading

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“9 to 5: The Musical” Opens at FCP

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby With gender issues and feminism so much in the news these days, anyone would think we were still back in the 1980s when the cult comedy, 9 to 5, with Dolly Parton in her very first … Continue reading

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FVP Delivers Impressive “Death of a Salesman”

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby Arthur Miller’s Pulitzer Prize winning Death of a Salesman isn’t a project for the faint of heart, but Fenton Village Players proved themselves up to the challenge. A serious drama, it takes the audience on a … Continue reading

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Fenton Village Players Presenting “Death of a Salesman”

Death of a Salesman April 20th – 23rd, 28th – 30th A story about the last days of Willy Loman, a salesman, who, in is quest for the “American Dream”, cannot understand how he failed to win success and happiness. … Continue reading

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