Fall Picks From Our Theater Reviewer

Sep 10, 2018

A scene from 'Spamalot,' coming to Miller Auditorium in November.
Credit spamalotontour.com

Writer and theater critic Gordon Bolar (and a former general manager of WMUK) finds much to be hopeful and excited about in the rich world of West Michigan live theater. In a conversation with Cara Lieurance about the 2018-19 season, Bolar says we live an unusually supportive theater community that offers opportunities to participate at all age levels. Here are the productions he picked as his most-anticipated shows of the fall.


Kalamazoo Civic: Sept. 21, Hello Dolly! Oct. 5;  Love Loss and What I Wore; Nov. 23, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Farmers Alley  Theatre: Sept. 28, Beyond the Rainbow, The Judy Garland Musical; Nov. 2, A Doll’s House Part Two 

Western Michigan University Theater:  Sept. 21, Almost, Maine; Oct. 5, Shakespeare in Love; Oct. 26, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

What A Do Theatre Oct. 12, True West by Sam Shepard 

Miller Auditorium Nov. 9, Monty Python’s Spamalot  

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