Author Archives: Kathleen Kirby

CCC Spices Up the Season With “The Mousetrap”

Reviewed by Jon R. Coggins On this brisk February evening Clio Cast and Crew opened their latest offering, Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap. This play first opened in London’s West End in 1952 and has been running continuously since.  It is … Continue reading

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The REP Opens 2019 With “The Wolves”

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby The U.S. women’s soccer team has won the highest challenge – the FIFA World Cup – three times, most recently in 2015. Girls and young women across the country are playing soccer in increasing numbers, so … Continue reading

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UM-Flint Presents Stunning “My Children! My Africa!”

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby My Children! My Africa! launched the New Year Friday as the University of Michigan-Flint Department of Theatre and Dance presented Athol Fugard’s stunningly moving story about the violence that raged in South Africa in the mid-eighties. … Continue reading

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Music and Comedy Kick Off 2019 at FCP

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby Flint Community Players chose a comedy to salute the new year with their production of the Joe DiPietro and Jimmy Rodgers musical I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. Thursday’s opening found a decent crowd ready … Continue reading

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ARSENIC & OLD LACE AUDITIONS!

Flint Community Players January 14 (Monday) January 15 (Tuesday) 7:00pm Needed: 3 female, 11 male  – ages 20s – 70s Director: Sam Di Vita • Producer: Rusty Thomas Wear comfortable clothes! We will start with some improv and then do … Continue reading

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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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