This week, Deb and Joe traveled to 315 Fisher Road in Grosse Pointe Farms, home of the legendary Grosse Pointe Theatre!
Grosse Pointe Theatre's vice president, Danielle Caralis, talked about the upcoming season: Singin' in the Rain, The Sunshine Boys, Fiddler on the Roof, The Glass Menagerie and Disney's Beauty and the Beast. Visit their website for ticket information or call (313) 881-4004.
Zak Shugart discussed his starring role as Don Lockwood in Singin' in the Rain.
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In FRP 003, Deb and Joe run down auditions at: Stagecrafters for The Best Man, Spotlight Players for Moon over Buffalo and Warren Civic Theatre for Shrek The Musical, Jr.. Show openings include: The Starlight Theater for Disney's The Lion King, Jr. Richmond Community Theater's Once Upon a Mattress.
Legendary community theater choreographer Valerie Mould says goodbye to our community during our feature interview. She discusses memories from both on and off stage during her thirty years in this area, as well as what the future holds.
In FRP 002, Deb and Joe visit Village Players of Birmingham. Kathleen Duffy, the president of Village, discussed the upcoming season and her own acting pursuits - appearing soon in the Players Guild of Dearborn's upcoming production of Two By Two. Michael Gravame, director of Village's production of Mame, discussed the show and the upcoming auditions.
Front Row Podcast - All about Community Theatre in the Metropolitan Detroit area. Hosted by Deb Dworkin and Joe Munem, the show focuses on the talented artists working on all levels in local community theatre.
FRP 001, the premier episode of the podcast, was recorded at Avon Players in Rochester Hills. Deb and Joe discuss what the show is all about, a little about their own backgrounds in theatre and in life. They promoted upcoming auditions for shows in the Detroit area: Downriver Actors Guild - "Bonnie & Clyde," Grosse Pointe Theatre - "The Sunshine Boys," The Lakeland Players - "Heaven Can Wait," Pontiac Theatre IV - "Disney Beauty and the Beast," Rosedale Community Players - "Minus Some Buttons," Spotlight Players - "The Haunting of Billop House," St. Dustan's Theatre Guild - "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels," Stagecrafters - "Trevor" & "The Best Man," The Starlight Theater - "The Mousetrap," Village Players of Birmingham - "Mame."
In this episode, two local theaters were thrown into the spotlight: Joe interviewed Larry O'Grady of Sterling Civic Theater. Both Deb and Joe spoke with JD Deierlein, president of Avon Players and the director of their season opening show Assassins.