REVIEW: ‘Love Thy Neighbor’ Gets Tested in the Meadow Brook Theatre Comedy, ‘Native Gardens’

Motivational speaker Wayne Dyer is credited with saying, “The only difference between a flower and a weed is judgment,” which perfectly sums up the premise of the comedy Native Gardens, by Karen Zacarías, running now through April 14, 2024, at Meadow Brook Theatre (MBT) on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester, Mich. Set in a stately and affluent Washington D.C. neighborhood, young, idealistic Latinx couple Tania (Stefania Gonzalez) and Pablo (Michael De Souza) Del Valle have bought … [Read more...]

Comedy ‘Native Gardens’ at Meadow Brook Theatre

Hilarious comedy runs March 21 – April 14, 2024, on the campus of Oakland University High-powered lawyer Pablo, and his doctoral candidate, very pregnant wife, Tania have just moved into their dream house. It needs some work, but they’re excited to be next-door neighbors to community stalwarts Frank and Virginia. A disagreement over a long-standing fence line spirals into a hilarious war of taste, class, privilege, and entitlement. Will anyone come out smelling like a rose? Or will it all … [Read more...]

Meadow Brook Theatre Announces 57th Season

Featuring audience-favorite shows as well as four Michigan Premieres, Meadow Brook Theatre’s (MBT) 2023-2024 season has something for everyone! "We are excited to be bringing you our 57th season, which is one of our best yet!" said Cheryl Marshall, MBT Managing Director. "We've got a wonderfully entertaining lineup and, of course, we're kicking things off with a great event this summer. You won't want to miss a thing!" On July 15, Meadow Brook Theatre will hold a one-night-only concert by The … [Read more...]