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Stateside Podcast: Detroit’s “Birthday Candles” heads to Broadway

Birthday Candles debuted in 2018 at the Detroit Public Theatre. After two years of COVID restrictions, its Michigan-born creator will bring it to Broadway.

Michigan-born playwright Noah Haidle’s Broadway debut was just about to happen — in 2020, the year COVID doused the stage lights. But now, Birthday Candles, is back, and he’s here to tell us about it.

Noah Haidle, playwright, screenwriter

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Erin Allen comes to Michigan Radio as a new producer for the station’s Stateside show. She is an experienced communicator driven by her curiosity about stories of people.