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Michigan Slipstream's 'Midsummer,' Set in a Gay Bar, Re-Thinks and Re-Tools after Orlando

At a Slipstream Theatre Company rehearsal for "A Midsummer Night's Dream" earlier last week - following emotional conversations about Sunday morning's massacre inside an Orlando gay nightclub - a cast member pointed out that seeing actors lying on the floor with their eyes closed might be too resonant and disturbing. READ MORE.

Theater The Ringwald: Something Else to Feel Pride In

It's Pride Month, and time to celebrate with - what else - some theater. Lucky for everyone, The Ringwald Theatre has rolled a seven - the seventh annual installment of the Gay Play Series (aka GPS). READ MORE.

'Are You a Heather?'

"Heathers the Musical" is the darkly delicious story of Veronica Sawyer, a brainy, beautiful teenage misfit who hustles her way into the most powerful and ruthless clique at Westerberg High: the Heathers. READ MORE.

Genders Bend in Unique, Gay-themed 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

Two couples walk into a bar. Yes, that's a familiar opening to many a tale, but when the couples are Hermia and Lysander and Helena and Demetrius, and the bar is a gay nightclub with Puck as the shot boy, then Slipstream Theatre Initiative's upcoming production of William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" will surely become one of the major highlights of this year's Pride celebrations beginning June 18 in Ferndale. READ MORE.

'Rent': A Life

Inhabited by heroin users, drag queens, the homeless and performance artists -- welcome to the world of Jonathon Larson's 1996 musical vision of the struggle to live in New York City at the height of the AIDS epidemic, and the general economic collapse of the Reagan and Bush years. Welcome to Riverwalk Theater's production of "Rent." READ MORE.

Review: Encore Theatre Hits Right Notes with 'Always...Patsy Cline'

DEXTER - A "Saturday Night Live" writer once said that the show could leaven a risky sketch simply by putting Amy Poehler in it, calling the comedienne "a charm machine." READ MORE.

Robin Bradford's 'Low Hanging Fruit' makes its Midwest Premiere

Detroit production a joint venture of the Theater Company of the University of Detroit Mercy and the Matrix Theatre Company. READ MORE.

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