November 7, 2013
Mamma Mia! has returned to the Fisher Theatre and brought the happy, good time with it that the show is known for. The national tour of one of the top selling musicals on Broadway brings the songs of ABBA and the air of a Greek Island to Detroit through November 10th and is a fun time for anyone who attends.BWW Reviews: THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW Is An Electrifying Good Time
November 2, 2013
The Rocky Horror Show at the Macomb Music Theatre is a fun time with a talented cast and great interpretation of the cult classic show! The engrossing show is energetic, entertaining, and electrifying from start to finish.BWW Reviews: FLASHDANCE Brings the '80s to Life in Exciting Production at the Wharton Center
October 9, 2013
The national tour of Flashdance the Musical kicked off the current season of the Wharton Center on Tuesday night with a high-energy show that did the classic movie justice. It is the 30th anniversary of the film, but the story and songs in the musical version enjoyable for all ages today.BWW Interviews: Alison Ewing Promises Fun at FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL at the Wharton Center
October 4, 2013
Flashdance - the Musical is bringing the 1980s back to life at the Wharton Center. The stage adaptation of the hit film is full of the iconic music, dance, and costumes that made people fall in love with the original movie. "It has all the fun ways and styles that they used to have in the 80s," said Alison Ewing who plays Tess in the production. "It's a really great show."MISS SAIGON Kicks Off the New Season of Broadway in Detroit
September 23, 2013
The beloved musical, Miss Saigon, kicks off Broadway in Detroit's season Tuesday at the Fisher Theatre. The classic show that is fan favorite tells the tale of forbidden love, the tragedies of war, and the sacrifices made to achieve the American Dream.BWW Reviews: CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Catches the Audience By Surprise
May 17, 2013
Catch Me If You Can really does catch the audience by surprise. The national tour of the musical, currently playing at the Fisher Theatre, is entertaining from start to finish. Based on a true story and a 2002 film of the same title by Steven Spielberg, it tells the tale of Frank Abagnale, Jr., who between the ages of 16 and 21, forged and cashed $2.5 million worth of bad checks in the United States and other countries. The show begins at the end then retells the story of what Frank, Jr. did and the FBI officer who chased him and eventually caught him.CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Lead Dominic Fortuna Bringing Excitement to Hometown of Detroit
May 6, 2013
Dominic Fortuna is no stranger to Detroit. Born and raised in Michigan, the actor is excited to be playing Frank Abagnale, Sr. in the national tour of Catch Me If You Can, which opens Tuesday at the Fisher Theatre and runs through May 19th.BWW Reviews: Five Reasons Why You Should See MEMPHIS Before It Leaves Detroit April 21st!
April 19, 2013
Memphis has been entertaining audiences for over a week at the Fisher Theatre in Detroit and is definitely a show that needs to be experienced! Not convinced? Here are five reasons why you should go see it:BWW Interviews: Universtiy of Michigan Alum Kent Overshown is Excited for MEMPHIS to Arrive in Detroit!
April 8, 2013
University of Michigan graduate Kent Overshown discovered "the magic of musical theatre" as he calls it when he started high school and has loved it ever since. Currently on tour with Memphis, he excited to bring it to Michigan and be near his second home of Ann Arbor.BWW Interview: HAIR Tour Brings Love to the Fox Theatre in Detroit This Weekend
February 28, 2013
The national tour of HAIR is coming to the Fox Theatre in Detroit this weekend. Cast member Brittany Rose Hammond says, "it's a show that an audience filled with different generations and different types of people can enjoy and share the same message of peace, love, and harmony."BWW Review: Meadow Brook Theatre's NEXT TO NORMAL is a Stand-Out Production
February 28, 2013
Sometimes when a theatre tackles a Broadway show that has recently ended, comparisons to that show make it tough not to compare the two, but that is not the case with Meadow Brook Theatre's production of Next to Normal. Not only did it do the original Broadway show justice with talented cast connecting with the audience emotionally, this production took an award winning show making it their own and standing out because of it.BWW Reviews: THE LION KING Should Not Be Missed at the Detroit Opera House!
February 25, 2013
While most people know the story of The Lion King, everyone needs to experience musical stage version. The production is currently here in the Motor City at the Detroit Opera House until March 10th and the show is not one to be missed!Helping Hands Campaign and Cast of THE LION KING Perform City of Hope Charity Concert Tonight
February 25, 2013
Cast members of the national tour of Disney's The Lion King, which is running currently at the Detroit Opera House, are performing in a benefit concert called City of Hope tonight, February 25th. The concert, a benefit for the Detroit School of Arts Music Technology Department, is arranged by The Helping Hands Foundation and will be an evening of jazz and spoken word.Helping Hands Campaign and The Cast of THE LION KING to Perform City of Hope Charity Concert, 2/25
February 22, 2013
Cast members of the national tour of Disney's The Lion King, which is running currently at the Detroit Opera House, are performing in a benefit concert called City of Hope on Monday, February 25th. The concert, a benefit for the Detroit School of Arts Music Technology Department, is arranged by The Helping Hands Foundation and will be an evening of jazz and spoken word.BWW Interview: Brent Griffith Talks MARRIAGE at Hilberry Theatre
February 21, 2013
The comedy Marriage opens this weekend at the Hilberry Theatre and actor Brent Griffith is excited to perform the lead role of Podkoliosin the bachelor although he did not do any extreme preparations for the role. "I am not married and have never been engaged," he says, "and I didn't go out and do either to gain experience for the role."BWW Interviews: Native Detroiter John Sloan III Comes Home for THE LION KING, Feb. 15-March 10
February 15, 2013
Native Detroiter John Sloan III is thrilled to be part of the company of Disney's The Lion King and bringing it back to his hometown. The production, a staple in New York City for over fifteen years and on tour for over ten years, is brought to the Motor City by Broadway in Detroit and will be housed at the Detroit Opera House for three weeks.Get Ready for a Divine Time When SISTER ACT Comes to the Wharton Center, Feb. 12-17
February 11, 2013
Sister Act, the Tony Award nominated musical, is coming to the Wharton Center and Hollis Resnik, who plays Mother Superior, knows the audience will be in for a fun time. 'It will make you smile and feel really good about yourself and your life,' she says.BWW Reviews: LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL at Oakland University is a Seriously Good Time!
February 6, 2013
Oakland University's production of Legally Blonde the Musical is a seriously good time. From the moment the talented cast enters the stage, the audience is constantly entertained, laughing, and having fun!BWW Interviews: Cullen R. Titmus is Excited to Bring BILLY ELLIOT to the Wharton Center
January 15, 2013
Cullen R. Titmas is a touring veteran and still gets excited for every city he performs in. "Tour life is fun," he says and he is excited to bring Billy Elliot the Musical to the Wharton Center for the Performing Arts. "It's a unique show that anyone can enjoy," Titmas says. The show is set in a small English town and follows the young boy Billy as he follows his dreams to becoming a ballet dancer that changes his own life and the lives in his community.BWW Interviews: Nick Cosgrove is Frankie Valli in JERSEY BOYS at the Fisher Theatre
January 2, 2013
Nick Cosgrove could not be more excited to be performing the role of Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys, which is part of Broadway in Detroit's current season. "I'm really excited to be on tour and come to Detroit and play this role every night," he says.