Opening Tonight at Actors’ and Aquinas College

There are two great shows opening tonight: Actors’ Theatre opens its 30th season with Lines: The Lived Experience of Race and Aquinas College Theatre Department opens their season with Life is a Dream – make sure you catch them both!

Lines: The Lived Experience of Race at Actors' TheatreLines: The Lived Experience of Race
a new ethnography devised by Stephanie Sandberg and Company

Founded in the actual, based on the possible, Lines brings the words of over 150 individuals from our community to life as they discuss the dimensions of diversity. This Actors’ Theatre world premiere is sure to be a powerful work of theater.

Performance Dates:

September 30 and October 1 & 2,
October 7, 8 & 9
All performances start at 8 PM

Box office hours are Monday through Friday from 1:00PM until 5:00 PM. The box office will be open from 1PM until show time on the day of performance.

To contact the box office, please call (616)234-3946 or:

Life is a Dream
by Calderon de la Barca, Adapted by Nilo Cruz

Astrological omens predict that if King Basilios’s son
Segismundo is crowned, he will become a horrible tyrant who will bring destruction to his kingdom. Basilio imprisons Segismundo for life, but decades later he decides to let his son prove his ability to defy the stars. Allowed to rule the palace, Segismundo wreaks bloody vengeance on the kingdom, confirming the prediction of the stars, and the prince is returned to prison. Is life a dream or merely an illusion?

Peformance Dates:

September 30, October 1 & 2
Show time: 8 p.m.
Additional 2 p.m. show on Saturday, Oct. 2

Call (616) 456-6656 for tickets or click here to go to the Aquinas College Theatre Department web page for more information.

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