The Village Theater at Cherry Hill

The Village Theater at Cherry Hill's 2016 season offers something for everyone from
contemporary dance to treasured American classics in its 400-seat venue.  

Exciting things are happening this month at Canton's Village Theater.  Don't miss a moment of all of these special offerings.  Be sure to stop in for all the wonderful performances this fall.  Get your tickets online today! The Village Theater Box Office is also open Monday through Friday between 10 am and 2 pm, or you purchase tickets by calling 734/394-5300 x 3.Please be advised that we do not offer refunds or exchanges.


When attending main stage productions, please remember that all ages must have a ticket (including children being held on laps).

Twinderella by Spotlight on Youth

Twinderella by Spotlight on Youth

Did you know that Cinderella has a long lost twin brother named Bob living in the same kingdom with his own wicked stepfamily? The separated siblings have enlisted the services of the Fairy Godmother, the Godfather (he ain’t no fairy!) and two enchanted gerbils to help wile their way into the exclusive royal festivities of Wychwood-under-Ooze. Bob has his sights set on Prince Percy’s all-kingdom baseball game, while Cinderella eyes the birthday gala for Princess Petunia. When the two strangers disappear at midnight after Cinderella hits a game winning homerun, the search is on to find the feet that fit the glass slipper and the muddy cleat!

10/13/2016  7:00 PM
10/14/2016  7:00 PM
10/15/2016  2:00 & 7:00 PM
10/16/2016  2:00 PM

Rated G. Approx run time:90 minutes
Ticket Information
All seats are $15
Groups of 15 or more purchased together are $13

Breathe. A True Story

Breathe. A True Story

A one man show about his life with Cystic Fibrosis and his double lung transplant he received. Rated PG (due to language and subject matter).

Date & Times:
10/14/2016 @ 7:30 PM
10/15/2016 @ 7:30 PM

Biltmore Studio at the Village Theater (small room with a portable stage) General seating.

Ticket information
All seats $22
All ages must have a ticket including children being held. No refunds or exchanges.

The Haunting of Billop House

When a famous Thriller novelist / playwright pays a weekend visit to his Sister in law, niece and his niece's boyfriend he gets a little 'too close for comfort' to his subject matter! His sister in law is the new caretaker of one of the oldest (and allegedly most haunted) manor houses in New York State! Through a series of experiments in past life regression they all discover the diabolical secrets of the house.

Date & Times
10/20/2016  7:30 PM
10/21/2016  7:30 PM
10/22/2016  2:00 PM
10/22/2016  7:30 PM
10/23/2016  2:00 PM

Approximate run time: 1 hr 45min. This performance is an Adult thriller and is rated PG-13 for subject matter.
Biltmore Studio at the Village Theater (small room with a portable stage) General seating.

Ticket information
Adults $18
Senior & Youth $16

All ages must have a ticket including children being held. No refunds or exchanges.

Spotlight Players

Jazz In The Key of Life

The Swing City Big Band is proud to present our new program, Jazz in the Key of Life. If this sounds familiar there is good reason. Inspired by both Stevie Wonder for his album and a recent program presented by Wynton Marsalis we would like to borrow the concept of performing popular songs in a new style. In this performance we will perform popular songs throughout history. Sit back and enjoy your favorite songs, past and present, while we take a trip down memory lane. If you have any requests please see one of us during intermission and if we have it, we will do our best to add it for you to enjoy the second half of our show.

Approx. run time: 2 hrs. 15 min. (includes intermission).

Date & Times
10/28/2016  7:30 PM

Ticket Information
All Seats $12

Main. Reserved. Tickets: Monday - Friday 10a-2p in person or by phone 734/394-5300 x3 -. All ages must have a ticket including children being held. No refunds or exchanges.



TICKET PURCHASING:  Tickets can be purchased, and printed at home or held in will call, anytime from our website at no extra charge.  The box office is open for walk-up service (please ring the call box at the front entrance if the door is locked) between 10am and 2pm weekdays.   Tickets can also be ordered over the phone, 734/394-5300 x3, with a Visa or MasterCard between the hours of 10am and 2pm weekdays, or you are welcome to leave a message and our staff will return your call during our 10am and 2pm, weekday box office hours.  If tickets are available, they can also be purchased 1 hour prior to Program Time.
ART EXHIBITION AND FACILITY TOUR:  Please visit our monthly art exhibits, take a tour or purchase tickets in person any weekday (except national holidays) between 10am and 2pm.

TEMPERATURE:  The temperature in the auditorium is set to be between 68 and 72 degrees.  Patrons who find these temperatures chilly are encouraged to dress accordingly or bring a wrap.


This month the Gallery @ VT will showcase the 24th Annual Canton Fine Arts Exhibition
Exhibition Dates:   Now – October 29, 2016
Featuring over 40 works on display. 
Our 24th Annual Fine Arts Exhibition Juror is EmmaJean Woodyard.

EmmaJean Woodyard has been a staunch advocate and nurturer of the arts in Michigan for 30+ years and currently serves as the Executive Director of the Dearborn Community Fund (DCF) whose mission is to provide support for cultural, arts and recreation activities for Dearborn residents.  She has launched such programs as:  Art in Public Places, a yearlong sculpture exhibit; Youth in Arts Festival; and Pockets of Perception Design Team Project that involves high school students in designing and producing public art.

As President and then Executive Director of the Dearborn Community Arts Council (DCAC) she helped develop a community gallery for the visual arts, produced an annual concert series, developed partnerships with community schools, developed and co-administered the “Art for Young People” program with Henry Ford Community College, planned and executed two annual art fairs and expanded the DCAC’s fundraising development initiatives.  She also was the producer/host of “For Art’s Sake,” a monthly community cable program.

As Cultural Arts Coordinator for the City of Dearborn she helped plan the first city art gallery, and developed or supervised programs including children’s theater, Dearborn Youth Symphony, Vanguard Voices and Brass, Dearborn Community Chorus, and summer art for children.
Woodyard is a graduate of Wayne State University and has served on numerous boards including:  ArtServe Michigan, the Wayne County council for Arts, History & Humanities, and Downriver Council for the Arts.  She has served on the grant review panels for the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the Detroit Bicentennial.

Peter #4
Best in Show - Janet Kondziela for "Peter #4" (Oil Painting)
The Conversation
2nd Place - James Tidwell for "The Conversation" (Oil Paining)
As Time Passes By
3rd Place - Barbara Gage Rex for "As Time Passes" (Photo)

This art exhibit at the Gallery@VT is free and open to the public:  Monday through Friday from 10 am - 2 pm, and one hour prior to and during public performances at the theater, as well as by appointment.  The Gallery@Vt is closed on holidays.  The gallery is located at 50400 Cherry Hill Rd., Canton. 734/394-5300.

Salute to Service

Please mark your calendars for Canton’s Annual Salute to Service taking place Friday, November 11, 2016.  The 7:00 pm program will honor our past and present military with music by the Workman Elementary School Choir and feature keynote speaker, Charles S. Kettles, LTC (ret.) FA, U.S. Army and Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient.  The program is preceded with a pre-show reception and displays at 6:00 PM.  This event is free and open to the public.

2017 International Festival

Our next International Festival will take place at The Village Theater on November 19, 2016.  Our performance schedule is full for this year, but you may still have a display table representing your culture if you’re interested. If you would like more information please contact Anne Jahn at:

If you would like to participate in planning for upcoming multicultural events please contact: Anne Jahn,

The Village Theater at Cherry Hill

50400 Cherry Hill Rd.
Canton, MI 48187

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