Art & Soul - The Performing Arts: Local Theatre That Runs The Range Of Emotions
This week, Art and Soul is about the performing arts. 89.1 WEMU’s Lisa Barry is joined by Jenn McKee and the artistic director of Kickshaw Theatre in Ann Arbor Lynn Lammers talking about their current show, "Milvotchkee, Visconsin."
Lynn Lammers describes experiences at the Kickshaw Theatre in one word: "curiosity." In other words, they search for production that would take the audience out of their comfort zones. "Milvotchkee, Wisconsin" certainly fits this description, as the story explores the impacts of dementia. The play is told entirely from the dementia patient's perspective.
UPCOMING THEATER EVENTS
Encore Theatre in Dexter, Sondheim’s “A Little Night Music,” through October 14
Purple Rose Theatre, Jeff Daniels’ “Diva Royale,” through December 29
Kickshaw Theatre’s “Milvotchkee, Visconsin” through Oct. 7
“Sweet Charity” by Neil Simon at U-M, Oct. 11-21, U-M musical theater dept., Mendelssohn Theatre
“Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” Penny Seats Theatre Company, Oct. 12-28, WCC College Theater
“She Loves Me,” EMU Theatre Dept., directed by Phil Simmons, Oct. 19-28, EMU Quirk Theater
UPCOMING MUSIC EVENTS
A2 Jazz Fest, Live Nightclub and Kerrytown Concert House, Sept. 28-30
Laith Al-Saadi & Friends Annual Birthday Bash - Saturday, Sept. 29 Michigan Theater
Joan Baez “Fare Thee Well” Tour, Tuesday, Oct. 2, presented by The Ark, at the Michigan Theater - (SOLD OUT)
Arturo Sandoval, Cuban protegé of Dizzy Gillespie, at the Ark Friday, Oct. 12 at 8 p.m.
A2SO Pops: Around the World with Disney, Sunday, Oct. 14, shows at 2 and 5 p.m., Michigan Theater
22nd annual Edgefest, Kerrytown Concert House, Oct. 17-20
They Might Be Giants, October 24, Michigan Theater, 8 p.m.
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