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Reviews: Twilight: Gods

Learn more about the production here. Lynne I’m not a fan of the Ring cycle. Don’t usually care for mythological fantasies. This might change my mind. Congratulations to all who participated and thanks especially for the brilliant poetic rendering by Marsha Music. It made the whole thing work. The only thing missing was the opportunity …

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Reviews: The Very Last Green Thing

View stream Dan Kern Wonderful production. Incredible acting. Heavenly singing. A masterpiece!   Raymond Ward Wow, just AMAZING, bravissimo!! This brings back such great memories of when Ben was part of MOTCC in this performance among many others. Experiences there helped shape him musically in so many ways that I can’t thanks enough 🙂 This …

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Reviews: Gianni Schicchi Buoso’s Ghost

More about this production.   Jack – Ann Arbor Good music, singing, acting, costumes and set. MOT deserves credit for giving younger singers a chance at lead roles. It was good to have a chance to talk to Michael Ching after the performance.   Larry – Royal Oak Delightful! The two operas work so very …

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Reviews: Malandain Ballet Biarritz

About the production Jessica – Rochester Incredible program, beautiful dancers, exceptional music, brilliant choreography, lovely set design. So happy to see such a unique company make its way to Detroit.   Shirley An absolutely well trained ballet company. The director has chosen beautiful music and his choreography juxtaposes classical work with just plain fun movement. …

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Reviews: The Nutcracker

About the production   Paul – Wayne Very good. There were a couple moments when the choreography was a little off; but I really enjoyed the entire performance overall. The children dancers lent quite a bit to the experience. My favorite part by far was the Act 2 dance with the sheet (the Arabian Dance, …

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Reviews: Sweeney Todd

More about this production. Joe/Joanne – Novi absolutely loved it. Fabulous performances and orchestra. This is the 3rd time I have seen ST live and the MOT production was the best.   Terry – Hale I’ve seen many performances of Sweeney Todd including the videotape of the original with Lansbury and the movie. No question …

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Reviews: Hansel & Gretel

More about this production. Christina – Detroit Awesome!!! I enjoyed the performance from the beginning to end. I was extremely impressed with the puppeteers and how they coordinated the scenery changes. The singing was outstanding from the children to the adults. I look forward to more performances at MOT.   Ann – Ferndale Charming and …

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Reviews: Candide

More about the production. Donald R Thank you for yesterday’s extraordinary performance of Candide at The Berman. Orchestra, principals, chorus, staging, a wonderful experience. And despite what some of the audience said, NOT LONG ENOUGH. I can listen to the music and voices all day long. The perfect tribute to Mr. Bernstein.   Julie – Aronica …

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Reviews: Alessandra Ferri

Jennifer Adair – Clarkston This was an amazing performance! Alessandra and all of the other dancers were absolutely stunning! Pleasant mix of traditional Ballet Variations and Contemporary Ballet, it was a joy to watch.   Dan – Rochester Hills Modern and classic dance are both exciting and vibrant art forms. The flow and movement of the human …

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Reviews: The Nutcracker

Sridhar – Belleville Incredible production – the choreography, dancers, sets, music … everything was exquisite.   Nazek Gappy – Bloomfield Hills Amazing!!   Family of Seven – Ohio Our multiage family tremendously enjoyed today’s production. The dancers, costumes, and live music were unforgettable. Also, the entire atmosphere from reindeer outside to crafts, treats, and photographic opportunities established …

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