The Rapidian

Review

The Music Man Charms Old And Young Alike

Submitted 07-15-2022 under OPINION

The Music Man proves still lively and charming in Circle Theatre's current staging.

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ZZ Top Energized Crowd At Meijer Gardens

Submitted 07-08-2022 under OPINION

Iconic blues-rock band brought grease and rigor to a July 7th performance at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.

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Sheryl Crow Brought Nostalgia, Novelty To Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

Submitted 07-05-2022 under OPINION

Sheryl Crow proved to be in fine voice during a July 3rd performance at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.

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The Play That Goes Wrong Kills

Submitted 06-20-2022 under OPINION

In Grand Rapids Circle Theatre's production of The Play That Goes Wrong, dusty convention winningly stumbles.

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Hamilton Still Thrills

Submitted 02-11-2022 under OPINION

Hamilton, which has returned to Broadway Grand Rapids after two years, continues to astound.

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Broadway Grand Rapids Returns After Nearly Two-Year Hiatus With Hairspray

Submitted 01-13-2022 under OPINION

Broadway Grand Rapids returns with Hairspray, a musical based on the John Waters film.

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Grand Rapids Civic Theatre Stages The Sound Of Music

Submitted 11-24-2021 under OPINION

Over half a century later, The Sound Of Music retains its charms.

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Opera Grand Rapids Stages Don Giovanni

Submitted 10-27-2021 under OPINION

Despite its themes of lechery, betrayal, and damnation, Opera Grand Rapids' production of Don Giovanni proves light and funny.

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Grand Rapids Civic Theatre Stages Funny, Aching Musical Once

Submitted 10-01-2021 under OPINION

Grand Rapids Civic Theatre’s production of Once is a big-hearted show filled with humor, emotion, and powerful music.

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Circle Theatre Enters The Age of Aquarius With Hair

Submitted 09-13-2021 under OPINION

Circle Theatre lavishes talent and energy on Hair, resulting in strong individual performances, and a few good songs, but not a coherent story.

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