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Michigan Shakespeare Festival *

The Official Shakespeare Festival of the State of Michigan.  We specialize in the works of Shakespeare and other classical playwrights and adaptations of great literature. Shows are performed at two locations:

The Baughman Theatre of the Potter Center
2111 Emmons Rd.
Jackson, MI  49201


The Village Theatre of Cherry Hill
50400 Cherry Hill Rd.
Canton, MI  48187


Performance address:

The Baughman Theatre
2111 Emmons Road
Jackson, MI 49201

Business address:

215 W. Michigan Ave.
Jackson, MI 49201

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Box office hours:

Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Review July 20, 2019
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John Lepard triumphs as ‘King Lear’ along with rest of the MSF players

Review July 16, 2019
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MSF actually improves upon Shakespeare’s ‘Two Gentlemen of Verona’

Review July 16, 2019
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Michigan Shakespeare Festival runs July 11 through August 18

Preview June 20, 2019
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Michigan Shakespeare Festival’s 25th anniversary season tickets available

Season Announcement February 27, 2019
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