theatre

courtesy of Farmers Alley Theatre

Friday is opening night for the musical Cabaret at Farmers Alley Theatre in Kalamazoo. It takes place in a seedy night club during pre-Nazi era Berlin. 

Executive Director Carol Zombro steps out of the Fancy Pants Theater motorhome in the Kalamazoo Vine Neighborhood
Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

Since moving out of Studio 246 in Kalamazoo, Fancy Pants Theater has been looking for a new home. And they’ve finally found one…sort of.

The cast of 'I Ain't Afraid of No Xenu'
Laura Henderson

This past weekend, Queer Theatre Kalamazoo premiered their first show. A ten minute long Star Wars parody followed by the play I Ain’t Afraid of No Xenu.

Erin Williams

Do you love theater, but find that your attention span wanes about ten minutes in to the first act? Then Stark Turn Players has got the solution for you. 

The group will present a selection of ten-minute plays this weekend as part of the second annual Lake Effect Fringe Festival in Grand Rapids. The plays being presented are all finalists from the company's annual playwriting contest held last fall.

New England Historical Society

Before she was known as an author, a humanitarian, a champion for women's rights, and advocate for the deaf and blind, Helen Keller was a bit of a tyrant.

She lost her vision and hearing she was two. This left her parents unable to effectively communicate with her and handle her constant outbursts. Following tip of telephone inventor Alexander Graham Bell, the Kellers visited the Perkins Institute of the Blind, where they found Anne Sullivan.  

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