THE GEM THEATRE • Feb 7 - July 1, 2007


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Respect was a hit at the Gem!

Written by Dr. Dorothy Marcic and directed by THREE-TIME Tony Award winner Hinton Battle, The production is the journey of women, told through Top-40 music. From the co-dependence of "I Will Follow Him" to the anger of "These Boots Are Made For Walking," to the cynicism of "What's Love Got to Do With It," and finally to the strength of"Hero." Combining excerpts of 60 songs it is more than just a story worth telling, it's a must-see and must-hear phenomenon!

Respect Opened a the Gem Theatre on February 7th and closed on Sunday, July 1st.

The Reviews Are in... Respect Is A HIT!

"Terrific...excellent... A really good time. " - The Detroit Free Press

"A soaring message of strength and confidence." - The Observer & Eccentric

"Joyous exuberance ... The Gem Theatre has another huge hit."

                                                                                     - The Detroit Monitor

"Highly entertaining... Beautiful" - Between The Lines

"You will leave both recharged and entertained." - Dearborn Times Herald

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Tickets are no longer available for Respect. Please visit our home page for more information on our current shows.