June 25 2014
Over The Ledge Theatre Co. presents a bawdy, deceptively emotional tale of a late 19th century physician that specializes in female maladies, and the complex cast of characters that orbits his practice
May 21 2014
The debut of the new Ixion Theatre Ensemble features a quartet of one-act plays written by Lansing-area playwrights rooted in Greek mythology. The theme was inspired by engravings by a 16th century Dutch...
Feb. 26 2014
Like any other art form, comedy is an evolving system, where the prevailing social climate and scandal du-jour inform what makes the masses laugh. But we’ve come a long way from the days of Henny...
July 17 2013
As the last show of Peppermint Creek's 10th anniversary season, the dramatic rock musical “Next to Normal” is something of an inauspicious finale: It has the pedigree of winning both a Tony...
June 26 2013
"Good things come to those who wait": A dusty proverb tossed around haphazardly whenever someone's patience is tested. But for the dedicated artisans who practice the art of homebrewing, it is nothing...
May 29 2013
At what point can acting overpower and threaten to derail a play? In the case of Williamston Theatre's "10:53," it's right around the halfway point
May 1 2013
A lot has changed since Jane's Addiction honcho Perry Farrell gave birth to the mammoth music festival known as Lollapalooza in 1991. Long gone are the days of the fest as a traveling road show featuring...
April 20 2013
Now in its sixth year, Record Store Day has become something of a cross between a scavenger hunt and Christmas. And Heather Frarey, owner of The Record Lounge, 111 Division St. in East Lansing, thinks...
March 20 2013
Farces are a tricky business. When done well, they can evoke the subtle humor of Noel Coward or the broad slapstick of the Monty Python troupe. When they misfire, you can be left with something akin to...
Dec. 19 2012
In downtown Charlotte, in an unassuming three-story brick building on Cochran Avenue, an artistic movement 20 years in the making is taking place. For Richard Turbin and his son Rick Turbin, proprietors...