Event Listings



THE EFFECT OF GAMMA RAYS ON ...MARIGOLDS
2019-20 Flint Repertory Theatre - Signature Series
FRI, SAT, & SUN 9/13/2019 - 9/22/2019
Elgood Theatre

Paul Zindel's Pulitzer Prize Winning Play
The old, converted vegetable shop where Tillie lives is more like a madhouse than a home. Tillie's mother, Beatrice, is bitter and cruel, yet desperate for her daughters' love. Her sister, Ruth, suffers epileptic fits and sneaks cigarettes every chance she gets. In the midst of chaos, Tillie struggles to keep her focus and dreams alive. Tillie -- keeper of rabbits, dreamer of atoms, true believer in life, hope, and the effect of gamma rays on man-in-the-moon marigolds.


The Chairs
2019-20 Flint Repertory Theatre - Signature Series
FRI, SAT, & SUN 11/1/2019 - 11/10/2019
Bower Theatre Black Box

ABSURDIST COMEDY
In a house on an island a very old couple pass their time with private games and half-remembered stories. With brilliant eccentricity, Ionesco's tragic farce combines a comic portrait of human folly with a magical experiment in theatrical possibilities.


Into the Woods
2019-20 Flint Repertory Theatre - Signature Series
FRI, SAT, & SUN 12/6/2019 - 12/15/2019
Elgood Theatre

TONY AWARD WINNING MUSICAL
“Anything can happen in the woods” in Sondheim’s darkly comical, Tony Award Winning Musical remix of beloved fairy tales. Cinderella, Little Red Ridinghood, Rapunzel, and other familiar characters are entangled in this reimagining of what happens after “happily ever after”. A funny and poignant exploration of the wishes we make, and what happens when they really do come true.


Packrat
2019-20 Flint Repertory Theatre - Theatre For Young Audiences
FRI, SAT, & SUN 2/21/2020 - 2/23/2020
Bower Black Box

NEW PUPPET PLAY
PACKRAT is an inventive new multi-media puppetry play. Set deep in the Sagebrush Desert, PACKRAT follows one peculiar little rodent; Bud, on his wild journey to discover the interconnectedness of us all.


One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
2019-20 Flint Repertory Theatre - Signature Series
FRI, SAT, & SUN 3/13/2020 - 3/22/2020
Elgood Theatre

EDGE OF YOUR SEAT DRAMA
When Randle P. McMurphy gets transferred to a mental institution, he encounters Nurse Ratched who runs the psychiatric ward with an iron fist, keeping her patients cowed through abuse, medication, and sessions of electroconvulsive therapy. The battle of wills between the rebellious McMurphy and the authoritarian Ratched soon escalates, leaving no one in the ward left unscathed.


The Magnificent Seven
2019-20 Flint Repertory Theatre - Signature Series
FRI, SAT, & SUN 5/1/2020 - 5/10/2020
Elgood Theatre

WORLD PREMIERE MUSICAL
Amanda Borden, Amy Chow, Dominique Dawes, Shannon Miller, Dominique Moceanu, Jaycie Phelps, and Kerri Strug made up the first U.S. women’s gymnastics team to win Olympic gold in 1996. This World Premiere Musical imagines their inner lives on the two days of team competition, as they reach for their young dreams and their faces on the Wheaties box, all leading up to a star-making vault heard ’round the world.