The Winter's Tale

Shakespeare's wistful tale of loss and romance

The Winter's Tale

February 7 to 23, 2020

Hilberry Theatre
by William Shakespeare

A romance, a comedy, a fairy tale, two worlds in contrast. These are the elements that have made Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale a delight for audiences for almost 400 years. In Sicilia, King Leontes believes his wife, Hermione, is having an affair with his childhood friend Polixenes. As his unfounded jealousy consumes him, he puts his wife on trial and abandons their newborn child, Perdita, in the wild. But as with all fairy tales, the child survives and, now living in Bohemia, blossoms into a free-spirited young
woman. Here she meets and falls in love with a young man who, unbeknown to her, is son to her father’s former friend. In a magical twist that must be seen to be believed, she might just find the homecoming she’d never expected.

Date Time Note
Friday, Feb. 7 8 p.m. Opening Night
Saturday, Feb. 8 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 11 10 a.m. School Matinee
Wednesday, Feb. 12 2 p.m. Meet the Cast Event
Thursday, Feb. 13 7 p.m. Curtain Up Event
Friday, Feb. 14 8 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 15 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 19 10 a.m. School Matinee
Thursday, Feb. 20 7 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 21 8 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 22 8 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 23 3 p.m. Closing Performance

Group Discount Available

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Cast & Creatives

Coming soon.

Study Guide

Download our study guide, great for teachers and parents to help prepare students for this production. Activities presented assist in achieving the Michigan Common Core State Standards (MI-CCSS).

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