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Fifty Shades of Shakespeare 02/14–02/24

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KALAMAZOO—A new Kalamazoo-based professional theatre company, Bare Backstage Productions, will make its debut in February with the Michigan premiere of Fifty Shades of Shakespeare, an hilarious and sexy performance featuring ten of Shakespeare’s steamiest love scenes performed by four actors; and the audience chooses who plays what role each night. This bawdy show blends classic characters with comedic improv to create an experience that is different every time!

The show premieres at the Kalamazoo State Theatre on Valentine’s Day, February 14, at 7:00 pm, followed by tango lessons and dancing with Erin & Doruk. Tickets are $35 per person at the door, or $60 per couple if purchased by February 13. The tour continues with two performances at the Acorn Theatre in Three Oaks, MI, 6:00 pm and 9:00 pm on Saturday, February 18; tickets are $20. Final performances at Louie’s Trophy House Grill in Kalamazoo at 7:00 pm on Thursday, February 23 and two shows at 7:00 pm and 10:00 pm on Friday, February 24. Tickets at Louie’s are $15 general, $25 VIP (includes preferred seating, free drink and gift).

Tickets can be purchased online for Louie’s at: bit.ly/50Shakes. Tickets for the State Theatre will go on sale beginning January 6 and can be found at: www.kazoostate.com. Tickets will also be available at the venue during the 30 minutes prior to any performance.

Fifty Shades of Shakespeare stars local actors Katherine Harte-DeCoux, Ken Holda, Tanisha Pyron, and Mitch Voss. It is directed by Kevin Dodd and produced by Laura Henderson.

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Show Times

  • Feb 14, 2017

    7:00 pm

    Kalamazoo State Theater

  • Feb 18, 2017

    6:00 pm

    Acorn Theater

  • Feb 18, 2017

    9:00 pm

    Acorn Theater

  • Feb 23, 2017

    7:00 pm

    Louis' Grille

  • Feb 24, 2017

    7:00 pm

    Louie's Grille

  • Feb 24, 2017

    10:00 pm

    Louie's Grille

Theater Info

Bare Backstage Productions

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Theater Phone: 269.929.6781

Various venues

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