Hilberry Theatre
by William Shakespeare
Feb. 7 to 23, 2020 The Winter's Tale
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

Including one of Shakespeare’s most famous and funny stage directions, “’Exit, pursued by a bear,” The Winter’s Tale is a romance, a comedy, and a fairy tale that has entertained audiences for 400 years.

The story begins in Sicilia where the king accuses his wife of having an affair with his childhood friend. As his unfounded jealousy consumes him, he puts his wife on trial and abandons their newborn girl, Perdita, in the wild. But as with all fairy tales, the child survives and, now living in Bohemia, she blossoms into a free-spirited young woman. It’s there that she meets and falls in love with a young man who may just be the 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. Call 313-577-2972 to purchase tickets to 10 a.m. weekday 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. Call 313-577-2972 to purchase tickets to 10 a.m. weekday 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

Save $10 off each adult ticket when you book a group of 10 or more.

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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