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Dance and Romance in Post-War Paris at Opera House

By Daniel Skora

Broadway in Detroit, in conjunction with the Detroit Opera House, is presenting “An American in Paris”, the award winning musical currently in the midst of a multi-city national tour. 375 more words


An Open Letter To David Sedaris

(Attention: Curse words and jokes-you’ll-only-get-if-you-were-at-the-reading – including talk of poop -, forthcoming.)

Dear David,

You mother cusser!

That’s the worst of my road-rage language when I’m driving with my kids in the car. 1,275 more words


- Music - Detroit Music Weekend - 2017.06.08-11 -

Detroit Music Weekend
Stars Aretha Franklin
Featuring Josh Gracin

Detroit Music Weekend June 8-11

Detroit Music Weekend   – June 8-11

is  about COMMUNITY and celebrating our cultural differences through the myriad of creative and powerful musical interpretations that all share the regional DNA that is Detroit. 1,058 more words


My (VERY Brief) Career as a Lion King Puppeteer

I went behind the scenes of the production of The Lion King at The Detroit Opera House and talked with Michael Reilly, the puppet master. He builds and maintains the hundreds of puppets the production requires and told me how the puppets are made, how they work, and how they become part of the actor during a performance. 51 more words


“Lion King” roars again at Detroit Opera House

By Daniel Skora

Disney’s “The Lion King” is back in town for a return engagement at the Detroit Opera House. The original production opened on Broadway in 1997 and won 6 Tony Awards including Best Musical. 629 more words


The Music of the Night, Detroit

When I was a kid, my favorite story was one my mom told me of a ballerina at the opera house in Paris, a masked man with a disfigured face who fell in love with her and a terrific scene of a chandelier crashing down in the middle of the theater. 277 more words