Farmers Alley Theatre

On October 23rd, Michigan native Eric Gutman  brings his one-man show From Broadway to Obscurity to Kalamazoo’s Farmers Alley Theatre. In the play, Gutman tells the story of how he went from a Michigan theatre student to starring in the hit musical Jersey Boys  -- and then, unexpectedly, leaving the stage. Gutman says it's a story that actually originated in Kalamazoo about six years ago.


Katherine Nofs

Farmers Alley Theatre opens its eighth season on September 18th with the Alan Menken/Howard Ashman musical Little Shop of Horrors.  Lead actor Harrison Bryan laughingly describes the role of Seymour as "the Hamlet of musical theater," while Melody Ricketts calls playing Audrey "a dream come true." 

Katherine Nofs

Farmers Alley Theatre will return to the world of one of its most successful productions for its season-ending show. The theater's 2009-10 performances of The Great American Trailer Park Musical still hold box office records, and this month, Farmers Alley presents its sequel, The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical

Katharine Nofs

It's the night before a company of Marines are shipped out to Vietnam, and they're celebrating their freedom in a particularly cruel fashion. The men spread out into the city to find unattractive, unsuspecting dates, in order to with a pool of money in what they call a "dogfight." But one marine will discover someone who changes his life.

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The 42-year career of songwriting team John Kander and Fred Ebb produced two huge musical theatre hits (Cabaret and Chicago), hundreds of songs, and twenty musicals. At Farmers Alley Theatre this month, a cast of five professional actor-singer-dancers perform a wide range of the duo's material in And The World Goes Rounda revue show.

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