The classic story of boy meets girl (or in this case, human meets mermaid), “The Little Mermaid” is a musical that will make the audience feel like they’re under the sea rather than Grand Rapids.
There have been several recreations of Disney’s classic, “The Little Mermaid,” but now it is the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre’s turn at the helm. Costume designer Robert Fowle, the recent winner of the Norma Brink Lifetime Achievement Award, is making this show an experience to remember with dazzling costumes that will send your imagination reeling.
Don’t let the snow keep you inside—go out and enjoy a few of the wonderful things Grand Rapids has to offer. You can start at the Robert Downes book signing at the library, enjoy a fresh take on a Disney classic, and kick off the holidays by seeing Santa’s parade followed by scoring a picture at his workshop.
The biggest football game of the year for Michiganders takes place this weekend when MSU and U of M kickoff against each other. So break out your maize & blue or green and white and head to your favorite sports bar to catch the game over beer and pizza.
World War II is a dark night in world history, hardly the topic one expects for a children’s book or play. But “Number the Stars,” a play based on Lois Lowry’s award-winning book, twinkles with a sky full of bright spots like friendship, family bonds and bravery.
Put these five fun activities on your calendar for October.
We’ve found five artsy things for you to do this September. From seeing a play, listening to music or to going to ArtPrize, you’ll have lots to choose from.
This weekend Grand Rapids has all kinds of fun outdoor and indoor activities to enjoy. With two performances by the Grand Rapids Symphony, two performances at the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre and more, it’s going to be hard to choose! Sorry, not sorry.
Grand Rapids Civic Theatre’s “School of Rock” opened Friday night and it most definitely brought the house down.
Like Shrek says, fairy tales could use an update. And that’s exactly what happens in “Shrek the Musical,” which opened Friday at Grand Rapids Civic Theater.