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Mosaic, Hastings Street and Miller High: History Hiding in Plain Sight

(0) Comments | Posted May 8, 2013 | 6:16 PM

As artistic director of Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit, I have had the opportunity to create or commission several plays exploring Detroit history -- especially the history of Detroit teens. To date, Mosaic has produced Now That I Can Dance -- Motown 1962, about the Marvelettes and the early days...

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Detroit Royalty at the Bob Evans

(10) Comments | Posted November 23, 2011 | 6:14 PM

The other day I had the honor to have lunch with original Marvelette Katherine "Kat" Anderson Shaffner and original Vandellas Annette Helton and Rosalind Ashford Holmes. We were meeting to discuss Mosaic's upcoming remounting of our production Now That I Can Dance -- Motown 1962, a play about the Marvelettes...

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