OUR 2021-2022 SEASON

 Please note that different venues make tickets available at different times.  Tickets may not yet be available for some performances.  In addition, some venues may not yet have set performance times.  Ticket links for our current production will be at the ON STAGE page, and we will update those links as venues make the tickets available.

Announcement Regarding COVID-19 Precautions:

Due to COVID-19 related precautions, and taking into considerations the current conditions in the state of Michigan, we are rolling out our return to live, in-person performance slowly.  We will announce performances as we schedule them and determine that they are able to go forward safely.  For upcoming performances, please see our "On Stage" page HERE.

To see our virtual content from 2020 and 2021, please visit our Youtube channel HERE .You will find monologue recordings from many of our actors, as well as the complete Romeo and Juliet from our 2019 season, production vlogs, our staged readings of A King and No King and Measure for Measure, and our recording of the original radio plays A Twelfth Night Murder and The Gospel of Friar Tuck.  For information regarding our planned fall 2021 and 2022 season productions, please see below!

Fall 2021

Arlo Whittaker and the Petruchio Problem by David Taylor Little -- world premiere!

This radio play, commissioned especially for our company, is part of a series that started with 2020's Arlo Whittaker and the Twelfth Night Murder.  Theatre director Arlo Whittaker solves crimes with a Shakespearean twist.  We will premiere this brand new radio play in a live online performance on a date to be announced in Fall 2021.

Winter 2022

Partnership with the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre for their production of Shakespeare in Love

Our actors and teaching artists will offer multiple Shakespeare related events in conjunction with Civic’s production, including both educational and performance events.  We are excited to work with GRCT to create an engaging, lively Shakesploration for the Grand Rapids community.  Look for more details coming soon!

Spring 2022

William Shakespeare's Macbeth

An exciting production that features the opportunity to see more than one actor play the title role of this Shakespearean tragedy featuring witchcraft, prophecies, murder, hauntings, and madness..  We will re-assemble as much as possible of our cast that was in rehearsal in the spring of 2020 for a run of performances that includes student matinees in partnership with the Frauenthal Center in Muskegon. 

Summer 2022

Blue-Eyed Hag by Jim Lair Beard -- world premiere!

A prequel to Shakespeare’s The Tempest, which tells the story of what happened on Prospero’s island before Prospero’s arrival.  The script features warring kingdoms, dark magic, mysterious transformations, and slapstick comedy, all woven together in a story that you will love whether you know The Tempest or not.

William Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost

This production of Shakespeare's unconventional, bittersweet comedy includes original music composed especially for the production.  David Taylor Little, who is also the playwright of our Arlo Whittaker mystery radio plays, directs this musical adaptation inspired by songs of the 1920s.

Fall 2022

William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor

Our outstanding acting ensemble takes on this comedic romp through Windsor Forest, in a production that brings cross-gendered casting to a whole new level