Subscriptions Still on Sale for a Limited Time!

Subscriptions for the Hilberry Theatre’s 50th season and the Bonstelle Theatre’s 62nd season are still available for purchase! Celebrate with us by partaking in a season of breathtaking shows, including the Michigan premiere of the play Detroit by Lisa D’AmourDetroit has only been staged in three other places – Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, Playwrights Horizons in New York, and the Royal National Theatre in London, and the Hilberry Theatre is proud to be the fourth to offer this hilarious and touching show to our subscribers.

We invite you to come and experience the joy that live theatre brings, right here on Wayne State’s campus. There’s only a limited time left to purchase a subscription for the 2012-2013 season – so hurry and join the fun!

Purchase a subscription today! Call the box office at (313) 577-2972 or visit at the Hilberry Theatre Box Office at 4743 Cass Avenue on the corner of Hancock, right next to Old Main. For more information, please visit us at or

The Hilberry Theatre’s 50th season includes:

The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie
September 21 – October 13, 2012

Othello by William Shakespeare
October 26, 2012- January 17, 2013

Good Morning Desdemona, Goodnight Juliet by Anne-Marie MacDonald
November 16, 2012 – February 9, 2013

Detroit by Lisa D’Amour
January 11 – April 5, 2013

Marriage by Nikolai Gogol
February 22 – April 6, 2013

Marat/Sade by Peter Weiss
April 19 – May 11, 2013

The Bonstelle Theatre’s 62nd season includes:

The Crucible by Arthur Miller
October 12 – 21, 2012

The Snow Queen adapted by Tyler J. Monroe
November 30 – December 9, 2012

Arabian Nights by Mary Zimmerman
February 8 – 17, 2013

Bat Boy: The Musical by Keythe Farley, Brian Flemming, and Laurence O’Keefe
April 12 – 21, 2013

Why Subscribe?


  • Best Seats – Season ticket holders get first choice of seating and can keep those seats year after year.
  • Big Savings – Save up to 25% over individual show prices.
  • Easy Exchanges – Season ticket holders can exchange a season ticket for any other performance of the same show (exchanges subject to upgrade fees).
  • Priority Season Ticket Upgrades – Season ticket holders not only get the best seats, but they get the first chance to upgrade those seats every year.
  • Subscriber Benefit Card – Only season ticket holders get special dining discounts to make your experience the perfect night out.
  • Stay Informed – Season ticket holders receive out bi-monthly e-newsletter, “Prologue.”


Series A is the Production Talkback Series. After each performance, enjoy a brief discussion of the production with the Hilberry company actors and designers. This series is on Wednesdays at 2 p.m.

Series D is the Discussion Series. The program begins at 7:15 p.m. and includes background information on the show’s author, an analysis of the technical elements of the production or a discussion with the director. This series is the first Thursday evening of the run of a show.

Series E is the Opening Night Series. After each production, enjoy a light reception sponsored by local restaurant Traffic Jam & Snug. You will also get the chance to meet and mingle with the cast and crew as well as your fellow play-goers. Opening Nights are on Fridays at 8 p.m.

Series F is the Young Professionals Fridays Series. Young professionals are invited to join their peers at Bronx Bar ( 4476 2nd Avenue Detroit, MI 48201) for dinner or a drink prior to the performance. After the performance join your peers and the Hilberry Company at 3rd Street Bar ( 701 W Forest Ave, Detroit, MI 48201) for networking and drinks. Young Professionals Fridays are on Fridays at 8 p.m.

Series G is the Out & About Series. The LGBT community is invited to join their peers at Shangri-La restaurant (4710 Cass Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201) for dinner or a drink prior to the performance. After the performance join your peers and the Hilberry Company at Cass Café ( 4620 Cass Avenue Detroit, MI 48201) for networking and drinks. Out & About events are on Fridays at 8 p.m.

2012- 2013 SEASON PRICES

Hilberry, for a six show package:

Thursday at 8 p.m. and Matinees $102

Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. $138

Bonstelle: $48 for four shows

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