Storytelling is how we share our deepest feelings and pass on traditions that are most important to us. In this interactive workshop, we will explore the art of storytelling and basic storytelling skills. You will learn the steps to turn a personal memory into a good story to share aloud with family and friends. We […]

Great Escape Stage Company’s Drama Slams are one-night-only staged readings of a play rather than a full-scale production, a format Great Escape has offered frequently since the company was launched six years ago. Three women gather for their 20th reunion in a dime store in West Texas, leading to a series of delusion-smashing confrontations.

Visit the theater on April 28 to see Colon-based entertainer Ron Carnell perform feats of prestidigitation at which you’ll marvel! The two shows focusing on the great magicians of the past and present will be presented at 2 and 7 p.m., and there will even be a *secret* guest star! Who will it be? We’re […]

In Frozen, three people embark on a dark journey entwining the lives of a murderer, the mother of one of his victims and his psychologist. Great Escape Stage Company’s Drama Slams are one-night-only staged readings of a play rather than a full-scale production, a format Great Escape has offered frequently since the company was launched […]

The single-night improv show will feature two groups – “This is a Quiz” and “Brenda” – that are well-known at Ann Arbor’s Pointless Brewery & Theatre. The troupes are “Shadow Leagues” that are trained and featured regularly by the theater and focus on characters, relationships and storylines based on audience suggestions. “One of the things […]

A literature professor is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer, and reassesses her life and work with profundity and humor. Auditions will be April 6 and 7.

In As Bees in Honey Drown, a successful young novelist captures the attention of a mysterious woman who wants him to write a screenplay about her life. Great Escape Stage Company’s Drama Slams are one-night-only staged readings of a play rather than a full-scale production, a format Great Escape has offered frequently since the company was […]

What a wild story it is! It’s 1956, and the members of the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein are setting up for their much anticipated, annual quiche breakfast. When nuclear disaster wipes out the world outside their community center, the bombs continue to drop inside. This is a sassy, satirical […]

What a wild story it is! It’s 1956, and the members of the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein are setting up for their much anticipated, annual quiche breakfast. When nuclear disaster wipes out the world outside their community center, the bombs continue to drop inside. This is a sassy, satirical […]

In engaging monologues, three sisters tell of their family and the years that followed the Civil War. Horton Foote, who died in 2009, was an American playwright and screenwriter, perhaps best known for his award-winning screenplays for the 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird and the 1983 film Tender Mercies, as well as his notable […]

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Great Escape Stage Company

Event Category: 2018

Storytelling is how we share our deepest feelings and pass on traditions that are most important to us. In this interactive workshop, we will explore the art of storytelling and basic storytelling skills. You will learn the steps to turn a personal memory into a good story to share aloud with family and friends. We […]

Great Escape Stage Company’s Drama Slams are one-night-only staged readings of a play rather than a full-scale production, a format Great Escape has offered frequently since the company was launched six years ago. Three women gather for their 20th reunion in a dime store in West Texas, leading to a series of delusion-smashing confrontations.

Visit the theater on April 28 to see Colon-based entertainer Ron Carnell perform feats of prestidigitation at which you’ll marvel! The two shows focusing on the great magicians of the past and present will be presented at 2 and 7 p.m., and there will even be a *secret* guest star! Who will it be? We’re […]

In Frozen, three people embark on a dark journey entwining the lives of a murderer, the mother of one of his victims and his psychologist. Great Escape Stage Company’s Drama Slams are one-night-only staged readings of a play rather than a full-scale production, a format Great Escape has offered frequently since the company was launched […]

The single-night improv show will feature two groups – “This is a Quiz” and “Brenda” – that are well-known at Ann Arbor’s Pointless Brewery & Theatre. The troupes are “Shadow Leagues” that are trained and featured regularly by the theater and focus on characters, relationships and storylines based on audience suggestions. “One of the things […]

A literature professor is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer, and reassesses her life and work with profundity and humor. Auditions will be April 6 and 7.

In As Bees in Honey Drown, a successful young novelist captures the attention of a mysterious woman who wants him to write a screenplay about her life. Great Escape Stage Company’s Drama Slams are one-night-only staged readings of a play rather than a full-scale production, a format Great Escape has offered frequently since the company was […]

What a wild story it is! It’s 1956, and the members of the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein are setting up for their much anticipated, annual quiche breakfast. When nuclear disaster wipes out the world outside their community center, the bombs continue to drop inside. This is a sassy, satirical […]

What a wild story it is! It’s 1956, and the members of the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein are setting up for their much anticipated, annual quiche breakfast. When nuclear disaster wipes out the world outside their community center, the bombs continue to drop inside. This is a sassy, satirical […]

In engaging monologues, three sisters tell of their family and the years that followed the Civil War. Horton Foote, who died in 2009, was an American playwright and screenwriter, perhaps best known for his award-winning screenplays for the 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird and the 1983 film Tender Mercies, as well as his notable […]