Potshots: October 2019

Written by Andy Balaskovitz | Wednesday, 25 September 2019 10:31 |

We’re almost there: The long, agonizing wait for recreational cannabis stores to open their welcoming arms to Michigan residents is almost over. Come Nov. 1, state officials will start accepting applications for recreational marijuana provisioning centers. By the end of November, some of the first stores should be open for adults to casually buy marijuana over the counter — no different than a six-pack of beer.

A Roundup of Openings, Closings and other Local Business News

What's Going On: October 2019

Written by Revue Staff | Wednesday, 25 September 2019 10:04 |

Here are our best bets for October 2019

Review: Actors' Theatre proves ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ was ahead of its time

Written by Marin Heinritz | Tuesday, 17 September 2019 12:36 |

It’s a very different world today than the one in which “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” burst onto the Off-Broadway scene in 1998. This critic was tits-deep in queer theory and Judith Butler’s ideas about gender identity formation as a wide-eyed undergraduate, and mainstream culture wasn’t in any way ready for a rock musical/cabaret featuring a heart-broken, foul-mouthed, East German, gender fluid rock star who suffered from botched sex reassignment surgery. But the theater world was — as it always is for a brilliant character with righteous dramatic flair.

When Revue got ahold of Lee Ann Womack, the longtime country music favorite was celebrating her late summer birthday while on a road trip with her daughter, rising country music artist Aubrie Sellers.

One of the most beautiful aspects about live theater is its ability to take people back to a moment in their own lives, a memory that’s ingrained in their brain from long ago or an event that recently happened. With the Wharton Center’s season opener, Come From Away, most members of the audience will probably have at least one memory or two of the event at the center of the musical: 9/11.

Review: Barn Theatre’s ‘Evil Dead’ is an instant cult classic

Written by Marin Heinritz | Friday, 30 August 2019 18:53 |

The Barn Theatre has a way of playing to its strengths, which turns out to be all kinds of things, from big sweeping musicals to off-color farces to classic dramas to rock operas to family friendly comedies and beyond. They’ve offered much of that this year in their 73rd summer stock season, but to bring this excellent season to a close they’re offering something completely different—that yet also plays to their strengths as comedians, character actors, as well as phenomenal singers and dancers.

Museum Preview, 2019-2020

Written by Abi Safago | Thursday, 29 August 2019 09:00 |

A preview of exhibitions and events coming to West Michigan museums in the near future.

Performing Arts Season Preview, 2019-2020

Written by Dana Casadei | Thursday, 29 August 2019 09:00 |

A guide to all the plays and musicals coming to West Michigan theaters in the 2019-2020 seasons.

Music Season Preview, 2019-2020

Written by Abi Safago and Josh Veal | Thursday, 29 August 2019 09:00 |

A look at the many classical music and jazz performances happening in the 2019-2020 season.

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