With “Hand to God,” Actor’s Theatre Grand Rapids will tackle arguably the greatest pain imaginable with a strange blend of dark humor and serious emotions. The show, created by Robert Askins, focuses on 16-year-old Jason, who just lost his father.
The cast and crew in Muskegon Civic Theatre’s production of I Hate Hamlet laughed out loud when they first read the script, and they’re betting theatergoers will too.
Linda Boston said she remembers when discussions about menopause used to happen in whispered tones.
Aspiring playwrights will find themselves face-to-face with audience feedback once again during Theatre Kalamazoo’s 7th Annual New Play Festival.
Nobody could accuse the Kalamazoo Civic Theatre of opting for safe, reliable productions after its decision to stage Side Show — a musical based on the true story of conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton who became famous in the 1920s for performances that highlighted their unique lives.
A musical rendition of “You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out” is just one part of a nostalgic holiday treat coming to Grand Rapids in a big way.
If you perform theater or comedy in Grand Rapids and don’t know Eirann Betka, you may be missing out.
The 30-year-old child at heart has a full schedule by choice, working as the outreach specialist at the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, director of Comedy Outlet Mondays, and as a comedian and actress at Funny Girls.
To playwright Scott Phillips, life is meant to be funny, even when it doesn’t seem like it.
While recent improvements did little to directly change the attendee experience for shows at DeVos Performance Hall, they helped usher in a record-setting season for Broadway Grand Rapids.
That’s because the $350,000 in behind-the-scenes renovations approved two years ago made it possible for Broadway Grand Rapids to lure in bigger shows. The first of those larger performances, “Phantom of the Opera,” played its sold-out, 16-show run over two weeks in May.
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