Review: Sutton Lee Seymour takes drag to another level

Written by Marin Heinritz | Saturday, 16 June 2018 13:07 |

People like to describe what Sutton Lee Seymour does as “old school drag,” though the opening night of her two-night engagement at Farmers Alley Theatre this weekend indicates an homage to camp, to Broadway, to Disney princesses from a performer who’s so skilled at singing, dancing, character work, improvisation, and innovative (not to mention lightning-quick changes in) costumes, s/he clearly owns whatever stage s/he inhabits.

Panic! At The Disco announces show at the Van Andel Arena

Written by Revue Staff | Thursday, 14 June 2018 10:50 |

Grammy nominated rock band Panic! At The Disco has announced the second leg of its Pray for the Wicked tour, which includes a stop in Grand Rapids at the Van Andel Arena early next year.

At the exact moment when it seems as if not one more thing could possibly go wrong for the second-rate British touring company putting on the ill-fated sex farce “Nothing On,” its director, Lloyd, cries out in exasperation “This play is beyond a director’s hell.”

“It starts with the light,” says photographer Robert Kincaid, a stranger who’s blown into a small Iowa town on assignment from National Geographic to capture its rustic and iconic bridges. “It can change the way you see.”

Despite hosting a weekly satellite radio show on Sirius XM’s alternative-formatted Lithium station, and founding the top-selling package tour Summerland, Everclear frontman Art Alexakis doesn’t necessarily think of himself as the de facto steward for all things ’90s rock.

For many of us in Southwest Michigan, it’s simply not summer until The Barn Theatre in Augusta kicks off its season. And Michigan’s oldest resident summer stock theater’s 72nd season was shot out of a canon Tuesday with “The Civil War,” a wonderfully well-chosen and poignant vehicle for the talent in this year’s company that’s surprisingly relevant.

Review: ‘The King and I’ is packed with talent, humor and chemistry

Written by Kayla Tucker | Wednesday, 06 June 2018 16:20 |

Broadway Grand Rapids presented opening night of “The King and I” at Devos Performance Hall Tuesday night. The full crowd was laughing and smiling all night at this hilarious musical with an exceptionally talented cast.

Review: ‘At the Table’ is exactly the art we need right now

Written by Marin Heinritz | Monday, 04 June 2018 11:43 |

Southwest Michigan is host to a variety of wonderful theater — professional light-hearted summer fare, often of the musical variety, and edgy, boundary-pushing new work from small, pop-up new companies abounds. However, it’s rare to find new, deeply relevant work of a professional quality, and to come upon such a production is to realize one’s hunger for it.

Last Call: Surf Mother from The Sovengard

Written by Nick Macksood | Thursday, 31 May 2018 09:51 |

It’s biergarten season at the Sovengard again. Longer days, later nights, and spicier cocktails, like the Surf Mother, the Sovengard’s warm weather take on a margarita.

The Way We Eat Now: Little Bird exemplifies the modern dining experience

Written by Nick Macksood | Thursday, 31 May 2018 09:43 |

On a recent weeknight at Little Bird, smack-dab in the heart of Monroe Center, I had the place virtually to myself. 

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