Rochester Community Concert Band presents ‘From Stage to Screen’

In its last concert of the regular season, the Rochester Community Concert Band (RCCB), conducted by Paul F. DeRubeis, will present ‘From Stage to Screen’ on Tuesday, May 7, 2024, at 7:30 p.m. in Varner Hall on the campus of Oakland University. Dr. Jeffrey Heisler Parking for Varner Hall can be found on the west side of the building, lot P36, 149 Library Drive, Rochester Hills, MI 48309. Handicapped parking is available on the north end of the lot, with drop-off access to the … [Read more...]

REVIEW: ‘The Three Little Pigs’ is Great Family-Friendly Fun

Perfect for kids and kids at heart, the Oakland University School of Music, Theatre and Dance’s latest production, The Three Little Pigs, A Very Curly Musical Tale is pure joy to watch. Under the direction of Lynnae Lehfeldt, with musical direction by Jamie Reed, and choreography by Rachel Constantino, the talented cast brings the music by George Stiles and book and lyrics by Anthony Drewe (Mary Poppins and HONK!) delightfully to life. The Three Little Pigs is a story we all know well, but … [Read more...]

Come see what ‘The Three Little Pigs’ are up to in this delightful musical at Oakland University

With music by George Stiles and book and lyrics by Anthony Drewe, the award-winning writers of the international smash hits Mary Poppins and HONK!, comes a musical twist on a classic fairy tale. In this novel retelling, the three little pigs become world-renowned celebrities out of reach of a misunderstood wolf who just wants to have them for dinner. Appealing to audiences aged three years and up, and celebrating togetherness, this is an endearing musical filled with catchy songs and jokes … [Read more...]

Stoney Creek’s “Mary Poppins” Inspires an Unprecedented Community Response

In a statement released on Monday, it was announced that due to an overwhelming response from the community, the Stoney Creek High School Musical Theatre Company’s production of Mary Poppins has been extended. For the first time, a newly added matinee performance has been scheduled for Sunday, May 3, at 2 p.m. Other remaining performance dates include Friday, May 1 and Saturday, May 2 at 7 p.m. in the Stoney Creek High School Auditorium. “The theatre department did a wonderful job putting … [Read more...]

‘Mary Poppins’ Comes to Stoney Creek High School

The students and directors of the Stoney Creek Musical Theater Company are busy putting the finishing touches on their production of the musical Mary Poppins based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney film. With crowd-pleasing music, stunning choreography, immaculate costuming, amazing set, and an incredibly talented cast and crew, this production is sure to take audience members on a magical journey. Mary Poppins is the story of the Banks family who hires a new nanny for their … [Read more...]