Current Season 2023-24
Productions for the 2023-24 season are running for one-weekend only so get your tickets early. This season bursts with themes of dreams, believing in oneself, examining the past, and hoping for a better future. This season is filled with characters who strive “to sing, to laugh, to dream. To walk in [their] own way, free…” (Cyrano).
Book by Neil Simon, Music by Cy Coleman, Lyrics by Dorothy Fields, Based on an original screenplay by Federico Fellini, Tullio Pinelli and Ennio Flaiano.
Directed by Phil Simmons with Music Direction by R. MacKenzie Lewis
A Tony-Nominated Musical by legendary director/choreographer Bob Fosse featuring a hilarious script by the incomparable Neil Simon. Audiences are destined to fall in love with Charity Hope Valentine’s limitless spirit, as she lives life “hopefully ever after.”
October 19-22, 2023
Hare and Tortoise
By Brendan Murray
Directed by Emily Levickas
DTFY Tour Public Performance
A delightful adaptation of Aesop's fable about opposites, time and friendship for children aged 3+ and their families. This award-winning adaptation journeys through the seasons filled with music, movement, and color.
November 10 & 11, 2023
A Wrinkle in Time
By Madeleine L’Engle, Adapted by Tracy Young
Directed by Jennifer Felts
One of literature's favorite young heroines, Meg Murry, teams up with Mrs. Whatsit, Charles Wallace, Calvin O'Keefe and more to battle the forces of evil so she can rescue her father, save humanity, and find herself. Suggested for ages 8+.
ASL is available for December 3rd and open captioning will be available for the following performances:
- November 30, 2023 at 7 p.m.
- December 1, 2023 at 7 p.m.
- December 2, 2023 at 2 p.m.
- December 2, 2023 at 7 p.m.
- December 3, 2023 at 2 p.m.
November 30-Dec 3, 2023; School Matinee December 5 & 6, 2023
Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea
By Nathan Alan Davis
Directed by Wallace Bridges
When 18-year-old Dontrell Jones decides to voyage into the Atlantic Ocean in search of an ancestor lost during the Middle Passage, his family struggles with the thought of losing its prized son to the waters of a mysterious past. Blending wordplay, humor, and ritual, this rhythmic journey is a present-day hero’s quest to explore the depths we must go to rewrite history’s wrongs.
February 15-18, 2024
Directed by Sam Carter
DTFY Tour Public Performance: This new work is an immersive, multi-sensory production for small groups of neurodivergent individuals. All are welcome.
Cyrano de Bergerac
By Edmond Rostand, Freely adapted by Martin Crimp
Directed by John Seibert
In Martin Crimp’s radical new adaptation of Edmond Rostand’s masterwork, Cyrano seduces in raps and rhymes, using his linguistic brilliance to help another man win the heart of his one true love.
April 11-14, 2024
The Price of Saffron: A Staged Reading
By Gregory Jafari Van Acker
The Price of Saffron is a fantastical adventure tale about guidance through stories, generational differences, and the heroic strength that comes from truly knowing yourself. Commissioned in partnership with Ann Arbor’s Spinning Dot Theatre, as part of the nation-wide BIPOC Superhero Project.