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The Winter's Tale - Lunch & Performance

Event Date: 02/15/2020    |    Event Time: 12:00 p.m.

Event Location: Hilberry Theatre
4743 Cass Ave.
Detroit, MI  48201



The Winters Tale – Lunch discussion at Traffic Jam & Snug and the Show at the Hilberry Theatre

  • Saturday 2/15/2020
  • 12:00 PM - Lunch at Traffic Jam & Snug w/ speaker Professor Kenneth Jackson, Shakespeare expert, from the English Department of CLAS and Director & Professor Lavinia Hart of the Theatre Department of CFPCA.  Traffic Jam & Snug is located at 511 W Canfield St, Detroit, MI 48201 
  • 2:00 PM – Show at the Hilberry Theatre - – Located on the corner of Cass and Hancock, Detroit.
  • Lunch & Theatre Tickets are available for a single price of $30.00.  
  • Tickets are limited. RSVP Required.

Including one of Shakespeare’s most famous and funny stage directions, “’Exit, pursued by a bear,” The Winter’s Tale is a romance, a comedy, and a fairy tale that has entertained audiences for 400 years.

The story begins in Sicilia where the king accuses his wife of having an affair with his childhood friend. As his unfounded jealousy consumes him, he puts his wife on trial and abandons their newborn girl, Perdita, in the wild. But as with all fairy tales, the child survives and, now living in Bohemia, she blossoms into a free-spirited young woman. It’s there that she meets and falls in love with a young man who may just be the son to her father’s former friend. In a magical twist that must be seen to be believed, she might just find the homecoming she’d never expected.

We look forward to meeting you at the Traffic Jam & Snug at 12:00 p.m. on Feb. 15th. Tickets for the performance will be distributed during lunch at the Traffic Jam & Snug (

For more information about this event, please contact Patrick Field at 313-577-1087 or [email protected]