Arts & More
1:20 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

Pipes are Nice, But Tell Me Stories, Says Musical Theater's Jeff Blumenkrantz

Jeff Blumenkrantz
Credit Courtesy photo / Jeff Blumenkrantz

If you haven’t seen Jeff Blumenkrantz on Broadway, maybe you’ve caught him on the TV show 30 Rock.

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5:21 pm
Thu November 6, 2014

Bad Harry Potter Fan Fiction And True Love Collide In 'Badfic Love'

Nick Petrelli as Harry Potter in 'Badfic Love'
Credit Queer Theatre Kalamazoo

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story called opening night at Queer Theatre Kalamazoo the "world premiere." The show at QTK was, in fact, the first working production of Badfic Love, not the world premiere.

Have you ever read a good book, but wished the author had done something differently? Maybe you would have changed the ending or developed a character a little more. That’s what fan fiction writers do—they recreate a story the way they see it in their minds.

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9:10 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

'The Piano Lesson': Play Reminds Us Why We Need To Talk About Slavery Today

Family heirlooms serve as a reminder of family history, but they’re also fuel for arguments down the line. Who gets to keep it? And if the family needs money, should they sell it?

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5:56 pm
Mon October 13, 2014

'Wedding Secrets': The Comedy of Wedding Mayhem

Credit courtesy of Joe Starzyk

Wedding Secrets is about a couple who secretly married in Las Vegas after only knowing each other for a few weeks. Instead of breaking the good news to their families, the couple plans an engagement party to help everyone get to know each other. But we soon find out that members of the bride and groom's families have secrets of their own.

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7:19 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Sign Language Interpretation For Theatre, Music Growing

Credit AP Images

On Friday, Misti Ryefield and Kathleen Robertson of Grand Rapids will interpret for the Kalamazoo Civic Theatre's production of My Fair Lady. The show starts at 7:30 p.m.

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