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Pingree's Past

Saturday, May 8 at 7 p.m.

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Performance

Pingree's Past

May 8, 2021 at 7 p.m.
Pay-What-You-Can ($10 recommended)
Free for members

Guest artist Gary Anderson, a 2016 Kresge Artist Fellow and Artistic Director of Detroit’s Plowshares Theatre Company, directs the premiere work of acclaimed playwright, Garlia Cornelia Jones. Pingree’s Past is a brand new play set in contemporary Detroit.

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Performance

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Wednesday, May 12 at 7 p.m.

Free

Four Athenians run away to the forest only to have Puck, the mischievous fairy, make both of the boys fall in love with the same girl. The four run through the forest pursuing each other while Puck helps his master, Oberon, the king of the fairies, play a trick on the fairy queen. Along the way, a band of bumbling worksman gather together to rehearse a play only to get mixed up in the magic as well. All this under the bright light of a midsummer night’s moon.

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Performance

Anon(ymous)

May 14 at 7:00 pm, May 15 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm, May 16 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Pay-What-You-Can ($10 recommended)
Free for members

Written by Naomi Iizuka. Separated from his mother, a young refugee called Anon journeys through the United States, encountering a wide variety of people — some kind, some dangerous and cruel — as he searches for his family. From a sinister one-eyed butcher to beguiling barflies to a sweatshop, Anon must navigate through a chaotic, ever-changing landscape in this entrancing adaptation of Homer’s Odyssey.

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Nearly 27,000 students from 75 countries choose to study in the heart of Detroit’s cultural center — home to 400+ public performances, exhibits and cultural events annually in Midtown Detroit.

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Slideshow includes various images from recent productions.
Theatre photo credits: Chuk Nowak Photography
Dance photo credits: Scott Lipiec