Category Archives: Recently Reviewed Productions

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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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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FYT’s “A Wrinkle in Time” is Magical

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby Flint Youth Theatre opened a magical, exciting and even a bit scary production Saturday evening of the Madeleine L’Engle classic tale as adapted by Tracy Young, A Wrinkle in Time. Staged in the cozy Elgood Theatre, … Continue reading

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Clio Cast & Crew Presents “Poe’s Midnight Dreary”

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby Clio Cast & Crew opened their 2017-2018 season Friday with Poe’s Midnight Dreary, a show surely chosen for its supposedly spooky overtones. Written by Richard McElvain, the play consists of vignettes from the works of Edgar … Continue reading

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“A LITTLE MURDER NEVER HURT ANYBODY” HAS RAUCUS OPENING AT FENTON VILLAGE PLAYERS

Reviewed by Joseph Michael Mishler             A Little Murder Never Hurt Anybody by Ron Bernas opened energetically Thursday evening at the Fenton Village Players. It’s a comedy about a couple who make some pretty extreme New Year’s Resolutions. For example, … Continue reading

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