Author Archives: Kathleen Kirby

AUDITION OPPORTUNITY AT FYT

All are invited to audition for Akeelah and the Bee Flint Youth Theatre brings Akeelah to life as does her crazy passion for words: the more abstruse and labyrinthine, the better. But this gift is almost overwhelmed by the challenge … Continue reading

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FYT Takes Audience on an Actual Fantasy Trek Through Narnia

Reviewed by Tomoko Miller Flint Youth Theatre is rarely one to shy away from pushing the boundaries of theatre, and their latest production, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe has the audience breaking those boundaries along with them. Based … Continue reading

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UMF Alums Return to FVP for Benefit Concert – “A Christmas Wish”

A CHRISTMAS WISH Friday, December 22, 2017 – 7:00 pm Produced by Sam DiVita / Musical Direction by Frank Pitts Original Musical Direction & Arrangements by William TN Hall Featuring Michael Kirk Lane           With Colin Hodgkin and Elsa Harchick … Continue reading

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FYT Presents a Path to Narnia

Audiences will travel through the wardrobe into the magical land of Narnia in this one of a kind, on-you-feet immersive play. This thrilling adventure is sure to be the theatrical event of the season! Based on the classic book by … Continue reading

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FCP’s “On Golden Pond” Offers Much to Ponder

Reviewed by Carolyn Gillespie Flint Community Players has mounted Ernest Thompson’s poignant gem On Golden Pond in its intimate Ballenger space.  The play opened on Broadway in 1979 with Tom Aldredge and Frances Sternhagen playing the long-married Thayers who face … Continue reading

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Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby It has always been deemed taboo to dabble with or in any way rearrange the lines written by William Shakespeare. Troupes have changed the time and the setting but never the words. Still, even though it’s … Continue reading

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New McCree’s “Voices From Heaven” is Vintage Gospel at Its Best

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby Nearly a packed house gathered Thursday to see, hear and even join in as The New McCree Theatre presented Voices From Heaven: The Story of the Caravans, an original script written by McCree’s Executive Director Charles … Continue reading

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