Category Archives: 2018-2019

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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FCP Continues Season with Delighful Simon Comedy

Reviewed by Jon R. Coggins Autumn said goodbye and winter stamped its chilly feet as Flint Community Players continued their 90th season with the Neil Simon standard, Barefoot in the Park. The slightly sparse crowd (come on folks – cultural … Continue reading

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UM-Flint Season Opens with “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby If you are a fan of Peter Pan, you may enjoy the production currently playing at UM-Flint. To launch the Theatre and Dance 2018/19 season, the stage was overrun Friday night with a host of characters … Continue reading

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McCree Theatre’s “Those Gorgeous, Glamourous Girl Groups” is Absolutely Stunning

Reviewed by Stephen Visser While the audience was scarce at the Friday night performance of Those Gorgeous, Glamorous Girl Groups; the energy, and sheer electricity of this bombshell cast was enough to send shivers down the spine of the most … Continue reading

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“The Boatman” Launches Flint Repertory Theatre’s New Season

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby             Transformation. It is the theme this season as Flint Youth Theatre transforms into Flint Repertory Theatre bringing a hearty slate of plays and presentations to its stages and offering quite truly something for everyone. Producing … Continue reading

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FVP Opens Season with Hilarious Mystery

Reviewed by Karla Froehlich Fenton Village Players opened their production of The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 last night to a small but mighty audience. Director Carla Feamster assembled a bright cast for this mysterious romp through an equally mysterious … Continue reading

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Flint Community Players Opens 90th Season With “Gypsy”

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby To mark their 90th year, Flint Community Players opened this landmark season Thursday with a production of the now vintage musical Gypsy.  A 1959 musical with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and book … Continue reading

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New Musical Company Debuts With “Little Shop of Horrors”

Reviewed by Mary Paige Rieffel A palpable sense of opening night excitement filled the theater Friday evening as people kept rolling in and filling the seats (even with Back to the Bricks causing many audience members to scramble for parking … Continue reading

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“Charlotte’s Web” Enchants as it Educates

Reviewed by Carolyn Gillespie The opening night of Flint Community Players’ Charlotte’s Web was packed with parents and children who swung in to visit – or revisit – that other famous web-slinger and the pig who loved her. Created by … Continue reading

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