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Slipstream Theatre Initiative

An ensemble company dedicated to bringing classical and original works to a younger demographic by focusing on the relevant and current social issues presented in each piece.


Performance address:

460 Hilton Rd.
Ferndale, MI 48220

Business address:

419 East Saratoga
Ferndale, MI 48220

Theater phone:

(313) 268-3739

Box office phone:

(313) 268-3739

Box office hours:

24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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Related Content

Slipstream announces Season Six

News September 26, 2019
FERNDALE, Mich.–Slipstream Theatre Initiative proudly treads new waters with its sixth season; fusing classic characters and themes with current plays and playwrights. The company’s 6-show... Continue Reading

‘On The Exhale’ breathes new life into gun control

Review April 27, 2019
FERNDALE, Mich.–In Martin Zimmerman’s On The Exhale, now performing at The Slipstream Initiative Theatre here, one of the most original things the playwright captures is... Continue Reading

Slipstream’s ‘Three Tall Women’ explores dark reality of Edward Albee’s late masterpiece

Review January 07, 2019
FERNDALE, Mich. — Youth is wasted on the young. That quote from another playwright, George Bernard Shaw, could be the subtitle of Edward Albee’s Three... Continue Reading

Slipstream’s ‘Othello’ bends genders and sexuality

Review May 08, 2018
FERNDALE, Mich.–One of the benefits of adapting Shakespeare’s plays and changing genders of the characters as they lie, connive, dissemble, plot and generally act badly... Continue Reading

Slipstream delights with new take on ‘Lysistrata’

Review June 26, 2017
FERNDALE, Mich. — Can a play be both hilarious and thought-provoking at the same time? It can if it’s Slipstream’s version of Lysistrata, the 2,000-year-old... Continue Reading