Category Archives: 2018-2019

CCC Brings Sweet Enchantment to “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”

Reviewed by Mary Paige Rieffel It was a dreary, rainy Friday the 13th as Clio Cast and Crew opened their production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. However, once the chilled audience shuffled into the small theater, they were greeted … Continue reading

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Flint Youth Theatre’s “Akeelah and the Bee” Warms the Heart

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby “Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.” Marianne Williamson’s quote is a guiding light in Flint Youth Theatre’s current offering of Akeelah and the Bee. Adapted from the screenplay by Cheryl L. West … Continue reading

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UM-Flint Revives “The Fantasticks”

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby “Try to remember…and if you remember, then follow.” This sort of says it for the University of Michigan Flint Theatre’s current production of The Fantasticks, the longest running off-Broadway musical in history (57 years). This impressive … Continue reading

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FCP Kicks Off 2018 in Style With Vintage Musical – “The Pajama Game”

Reviewed by Jon R. Coggins The Flint Community Players kicked off the New Year with a stunning presentation of *Rent. Just kidding, it was really – The Pajama Game, with book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell, music and lyrics … Continue reading

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