Category Archives: Recently Reviewed Productions

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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“OUT OF THE FRYING PAN” AT CCC GIVES AUDIENCES MUCH TO LAUGH AT

Reviewed by Joseph Michael Mishler             Out of the Frying Pan by Francis Swann opened strong at Clio Cast and Crew. The audience laughed almost non-stop throughout the play. Set in the 1940s, Out of the Frying Pan takes place … Continue reading

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FVP’s “Thoroughly Modern Millie” Beyond Impressive

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby Every once in a while a show comes along that we hope we can extoll to lengths that will do it justice. Such a show opened Thursday as Fenton Village Players launched their amazing production of … Continue reading

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FCP’s Ghost Light Series Presents “The House of Yes”

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby The House of Yes – an odd title to be sure, but it fits to a tee this very dark comedy now playing as part of the Flint Community Players’ Ghost Light Series. Set in the … Continue reading

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Clio Cast & Crew Opens Delightful “Beauty and the Beast”

Reviewed by Kathleen Kirby Historically, fairy tales were not so sweet and happily-ever-after as the Disney versions we have around today. Indeed, they may have been designed originally to be used as warnings for youngsters against certain perils; think woods, … Continue reading

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