The Village Theater at Cherry Hill

The Village Theater at Cherry Hill's 2018 season offers something for everyone from
contemporary dance to treasured American classics in its 400-seat venue. 
To make your visit to the Village Theater an optimum experience, please view
this short guest services video to learn about parking options and more! 
 

Michigan Shakespeare Festival Returns

The Michigan Shakespeare Festival returns to Canton for a special engagement from August 3- 19 featuring: "The Tempest" and "Measure for Measure," as well as Aphra Behn's "The Rover". Tickets for these events and more can be purchased at the door, online, by phone 734/394-5300, or in person Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Village Theater, which is located at 50400 Cherry Hill Road, Canton.

Flex passes are currently available that offer savings when you purchase tickets to all three shows. Purchase a 2019 Flex Pass from August 3 - September 3 and enjoy extra savings when you purchase tickets to see next year's productions "King Lear", "Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac", and "The Two Gentlemen of Verona." Click here to get these ticket today. 

Village Theater Ushers Wanted

The Village Theater at Cherry Hill is seeking new volunteer ushers for the 2018-19 theater season! If you have ever wanted to work at a Performing Arts Center, or have a passion for the Arts, now is your chance to get involved in your community.

Mandatory training for new ushers:
  • Saturday, August 18 at 9:00 a.m.

Training for returning ushers

  • Tuesday, August 14 at 6:00 p.m.

All volunteers must be 18 years or age or older and will undergo a background check.

Sign up for a training session by calling 734/394-5308 or via email




Save the dates!

THIS MONTH AT THE VILLAGE THEATER


THE GALLERY@VT:

August 2018 Gallery @VT featuring "People See; People Do" by Artist Kay Masini

Exhibition Dates:  August 1-29, 2018


Artist Bio: Kay Masini uses Representational Abstraction, which is a contemporary style that combines realism and abstraction in her recent series of acrylic paintings. Also included in the exhibition are several of her favorite works in other media and styles that have a similar subject.

Masini is a lifelong painter, active on art boards and in national and international organizations. Among her solo exhibitions was one in Antwerp, Belgium where she holds membership in the Internationale Vriendenkring. Her work is included in many private collections; she has also shown in solo and group shows in Minnesota, as well as Michigan, winning numerous awards. A signature member of the International Society of Experimental Artists (ISEA), she is also a current member of the Three Cities Art Club and the Plymouth Community Arts Center. Two of Masini's paintings were also selected for the first acrylic painting book by Nancy Reyner for North Light books, labeled “THE BEST OF ACRYLIC PAINTING”
 
Masini holds a bachelor’s degree in art and philosophy from the Dominican
University in River Forest, Illinois and has studied at the Art Institute of Chicago, with a brief study at Oxford in England and with prominent artists in workshops in the United States. She is a believer in continued learning - not only of art techniques but also of comparative thought.

Masini was a partner in a marketing communication firm in St. Joseph, Michigan dealing with major U.S. corporate clients, plus financial, health and educational clients. She has also designed book covers and authored a Christmas book of art and poetry. Masini currently lives in Plymouth, MI with her husband and spends her summers painting in her studio on Beaver Island, MI where she was born.

The Gallery@VT
By the River
Artist Kay Masini
The Gallery@VT
Concert Choice
Artist Kay Masini
The Gallery@VT
Newcomers
Artist Kay Masini

Click here to learn more about Canton's Village Theater's Current Gallery Exhibit, which is free and open to the public on most weekdays (except Canton Township observed holidays) from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., during all public performances, and by calling 734/394-5308, for an appointment. Schedule subject to change without notice.


Artist Opportunity

Canton's 26th Annual Fine Arts Exhibition

Applications are currently available online or at the Village Theater Monday - Friday from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Entries Due: August 10, 2018


Juror: Amy Foster

Fine Arts Exhibition Dates: October 2-27, 2018

Please visit our website for more information at www.cantonvillagetheater.org




Shakespeare Festival

Michigan Shakespeare Festival

August 3-19, 2018
Rated PG: Tickets $16 (students) - $40


The Tempest

August 3, 7:30 p.m
August 5, 3:00 p.m.
August 11, 7:30 p.m.

August 16, 7:30 p.m
August 18, 2:00 p.m.

Twelve years ago the magician Prospero, rightful ruler of Milan, was usurped by an evil brother and forced to flee into the night with an infant daughter, Miranda, in arms. For over a decade they’ve lived in exile, stranded on a barren island with only the airy spirit Ariel and Caliban, twisted son of a foul hag, for company. But now a mighty tempest has dashed a royal ship on the magician’s shores, putting all of Prospero’s enemies-greedy brothers, conniving rulers, and their loyal courtiers-within reach at last. Click here to purchase tickets.

Aphra Behn's The Rover

August 4, 2:00 p.m.
August 9, 7:30 p.m
August 10, 7:30 p.m.
August 12, 3:00 p.m.
August 18, 7:30 p.m.

Three Englishmen-a soldier, a gentleman, and a stoic-are banished from Cromwell’s England and head to Naples to experience Carnevale and find adventure. They meet three brilliant women-one promised in marriage to a wealthy older man, one promised to the church and one a celebrated courtesan-who challenge and intrigue them. With duels and disguises, set against the backdrop of a nation-wide party, the couples navigate duty, conflict, jealousy, and love in this vibrant 1677 Restoration Comedy. Click here to purchase tickets.

Measure for Measure

August 4, 7:30 p.m.
August 11, 2:00 p.m.
August 17, 7:30 p.m.
August 19, 3:00 p.m.

The Duke of Vienna is a bookish and thoughtful man and the displays of pomp and ceremony necessary for his position are leaving him lost and lonely. He decides to leave his power aside for a while, to take time and walk among his people and leaves the upright and respected Angelo to rule in his place. Angelo quickly begins strict enforcement of many long-forgotten and severe laws without mercy or compassion. Click here to purchase tickets.


Canton Idol

August 21, 7:30 p.m.
August 22, 7:30 p.m.
August 23, 7:30 p.m.
BeckRidge Productions

This popular voice competition, which is open to Middle and High School students throughout southeastern lower Michigan, returns for another season. The top three three finalists in each division will take home cash prizes.  The benefits of Canton Idol extend far beyond singing.  Contestants work together preparing group numbers, building teamwork, friendships and most importantly confidence.  A panel of judges along with the audience advance the performers and ultimately select the winners.  Tickets: $10-$12


Rick and Dayna's Fun House

August 23, 10:30 a.m.
The Village Theater at Cherry Hill

Rick and Dayna love the kids and it shows in their high energy musical performance. They take music, dancing, games, prizes, contests and roll it into one awesome party!  Tickets: $10




I Am Tony Fant

September 7, 8:00 p.m.
TL Productions, LLC

This Standup comedy Special will showcase the comedic styles of Tony Fant, Jr.  The self-funded comic and producer will be debuting his first stand up comedy special featuring the funny talented comic styling of Donovan Wilson, Louis Michael, and Marv Ross. Tickets: $12.




OneStage

September 8, 8:00 p.m.
September 9, 2:00 p.m.
TLC Productions

This unique stage show by TLC Productions includes 5 original one-act plays and a scene from a forthcoming new musical authored by TLC Productions. The plays include commissioned scripts from award-winning authors. In a matter of only a few hours of rehearsals, actors will bring these works to life. This theatrical event combines the best of the Canton One Acts Festival and a 24-hour theater project.


Sunday Mornings at the Village Theater

Faith Baptist Church holds weekly services on Sunday mornings.
Bible Study 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m..
Worship Service 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Children's Ministry runs from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
www.cantonvillagetheater.org


The Village Theater at Cherry Hill

2018-2019 Season...
Creating Moments That Matter

Preparations are underway to bring an exciting lineup of memorable performances for all ages during our next season. Watch for more details coming next month!




Ticket Purchasing Policy


 Click Here to Purchase a Village Theater Gift Certificate   

Available in various denominations. Also available in person or over the phone during regular
box office hours (Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.) at 734/394-5300 x3.

Must be redeemed at least 48 hours prior to the desired event/show.
No refunds or exchanges.




The Village Theater at Cherry Hill

50400 Cherry Hill Rd.
Canton, MI 48187
734/394-5300
www.cantonvillagetheater.org

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