By 1865, blight decimated nearly all the vineyards of Europe. Native American grapevine rootstock, with a thick and tough root bark, were relatively immune to damage and resistant to blight. European vines were grafted onto Native American rootstock and the European wine industry was retrieved from extinction. The new Flat Rock Playhouse rootstock has no […]
Flat Rock’s Christmas Carol is a lovely treat.
If you like your Christmas fare retro, radio-oriented and polished, George Bailey’s catharsis awaits, familiar and new all at the same time and doused in good will and cheer.
The pace is so relentless, the flashbacks are so abrupt, the sly Perry Mason-esque moments of “I just have one more little question” are so predictable, and (in the current production by Flat Rock Playhouse) the actors are just so darn good-looking, that pretty soon one begins to feel that one is in fact watching a TV drama.
One can’t help but love Scott Treadway’s rubberized face.
Let’s face it, in this day and age of hipster sensibility, the tortured optimism and simplicity of Denver’s lyrics and his persona are the very anti-thesis of cool.
If frivolity is what you’re after, Flat Rock Playhouse’s production delivers.
“Funny is money,” Mel Brooks has always liked to say, and with the musical The Producers, he proved it.
Flat Rock has assembled a cast of local luminaries who deliver performances worthy of their better-known predecessors, and the unique setting adds significant power and pleasure to the proceedings.
For the Glory is in every respect a spectacular piece of entertainment: The music and the singing are near flawless, the staging runs like a well-oiled machine, the set is stunning and the lights contribute beautifully to the whole effect.
Jason Petty creates this show about Marty Robbins, the successful and eclectic country and western singer.
A guaranteed smile-getting adaptation of Jules Verne’s novel.
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers: Big, campy fun, well thought-out and executed, from the dancing to the singing to the set and costumes.
If you enjoy a good British sex comedy (and who doesn’t?), or if you’re intrigued by the premise of a farce that starts with a groom-to-be awaking hungover, on his wedding day, in the bridal suite, beside a naked woman he doesn’t know but suspects he slept with the night before — Perfect Wedding, at Flat Rock Playhouse, won’t disappoint.
Man of La Mancha at Flat Rock Playhouse: A musical antidote to pervasive cynicism.