Gordon Bolar

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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.


Theater Review: Bullets Over Broadway

Aug 17, 2018
Andrew Robins / WMUK-FM

The Barn Theatre in Augusta has opened its new production of Bullets Over Broadway. WMUK’s Gordon Bolar says it’s a raucous celebration of the roaring Twenties with song, dance, spectacle, and laughter.


Theater Review: Gay Deceivers

May 24, 2018
Fred Western / Universal Photo

A new theatre, the Kalamazoo Craft Theatre Project in association with Skits-n-Giggles Theatre Company, had its inaugural production at First Congregational Church last Friday. Kalamazoo playwright and former WMUK station manager Gordon Bolar has this review of Gay Deceivers.


WMUK Hires New General Manager

May 17, 2016

Stephen Williams will replace WMUK's retiring general manager Gordon Bolar starting July 1st. Since 2011, Williams has served as the general manager for WESM, a public radio station in Princess Anne, Maryland. The station is in collaboration with the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Much like WMUK, WESM has a mix of news and music programming. 

WMUK's General Manager To Retire

Apr 19, 2016
Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

WMUK General Manager Gordon Bolar is set to retire on June 30th of this year. Bolar has been the station's general manager for more than five years. Before that he served five years as development director.

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