“Detroit ’67” Begins a Short Run at Clarence Brown Theatre’s Carousel Theatre

As I walked down Gay Street last night, I heard a song from 1968 blaring from a car window and looked up to see a roughly twenty-year-old young woman singing along to each word. It was a hit about thirty years before she was born. Thirty seconds after she passed, a cyclist, also in his […]

A Challenging Tale, “Alabama Story,” Opens at the Clarence Brown Theatre

While Alabama Story¬†(currently being staged by Clarence Brown Theatre)¬†playwright Kenneth Jones refers to the setting for his play as the “deep south of the imagination,” for those of us familiar with the deep south – and particularly a deep south of an earlier era, the setting could not be more realistic. The play itself, in […]