Farmers Alley Theatre http://wmuk.org en Seedy Night Club Struggles Through Nazi Era Berlin in Musical “Cabaret” http://wmuk.org/post/seedy-night-club-struggles-through-nazi-era-berlin-musical-cabaret <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Friday is opening night for the musical </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Cabaret </em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">at <a href="http://farmersalleytheatre.com//shows/2013-14/cabaret">Farmers Alley </a></span><a href="http://farmersalleytheatre.com//shows/2013-14/cabaret" style="line-height: 1.5;">Theatre</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in Kalamazoo. It takes place in a seedy night club during pre-Nazi era Berlin.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 11:35:08 +0000 Cara Lieurance & Rebecca Thiele 14848 at http://wmuk.org Seedy Night Club Struggles Through Nazi Era Berlin in Musical “Cabaret” Old Wicked Songs actors & director discuss the work of art http://wmuk.org/post/old-wicked-songs-actors-director-discuss-work-art <p></p><p><em><a href="http://www.thegilmore.org/event/old-wicked-songs/">Old Wicked Songs</a>,</em> a two-character play by Jon Marans that delves into music and emotion, will be extended through May 18 at the <a href="http://farmersalleytheatre.com">Farmer's Alley Theatre</a>.&nbsp;</p><p>Cara Lieurance talks to director D. Terry Williams, actor Nich Mueller (Steven) and actor Keith Baker (Professor Mashkan) about the drama of the play and how it connects to the song cycle&nbsp;<em>Dichterliebe,</em> by Robert Schumann.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 19:04:25 +0000 Cara Lieurance 14164 at http://wmuk.org Old Wicked Songs actors & director discuss the work of art Neighborhood Politics Span Generations in 'Clybourne Park http://wmuk.org/post/neighborhood-politics-span-generations-clybourne-park <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Is it true, as the saying suggests, that as much as things change they stay the same?</span></p><p>The neighbors of the fictional neighborhood Clybourne Park seem to think so, as they demonstrate in the play of the same name, which is currently in performance at <a href="http://www.farmersalleytheatre.com/">Farmers Alley Theater</a>.</p><p> Sat, 08 Feb 2014 23:30:00 +0000 Erin Williams 12178 at http://wmuk.org Neighborhood Politics Span Generations in 'Clybourne Park Next to Normal at Farmers Alley Theatre examines issues around mental health http://wmuk.org/post/next-normal-farmers-alley-theatre-examines-issues-around-mental-health <p></p><p>This past winter, What A Do Theater in Battle Creek staged the award-winning play Next to Normal. Now <a href="http://www.farmersalleytheatre.com/">Farmers Alley Theatre</a> in Kalamazoo is trying their hand at it <a href="http://www.farmersalleytheatre.com/current-season/next-to-normal">with two Broadway actors playing lead roles</a>.</p><p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 21:37:58 +0000 Gordon Evans 6212 at http://wmuk.org Next to Normal at Farmers Alley Theatre examines issues around mental health The Whipping Man looks at life after the Civil War http://wmuk.org/post/whipping-man-looks-life-after-civil-war <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>It the end of the Civil War when the play “The Whipping Man” opens. A young Confederate soldier who is severely wounded has just made it back home only to find that life as he knew it is gone forever.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 22:11:00 +0000 Lorraine Caron 2237 at http://wmuk.org The Whipping Man looks at life after the Civil War