The Village Theater at Cherry Hill

The Village Theater at Cherry Hill's 2018 season offers something for everyone from
contemporary dance to treasured American classics in its 400-seat venue. 
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Detroit Legend Highlights Fall Performances

“Blues & Bourbon”
On October 6 following a pre-show Bourbon Tasting event in the lobby, Thornetta Davis, will perform on the Main Stage. Crowned “Detroit’s Queen of the Blues” in 2015, Davis is a multi-talented International Singer and Songwriter from Detroit MI and is the winner of over 30 Detroit Music Awards, including sweeping the 2017 and 2018 DMA’S. Davis has been exciting and wowing audiences all over the world with tours to Italy, as well as Blues festivals in Tunisia North Africa, Lucerne Switzerland, Sweden, Paris France, Norway, Germany, Holland, England, and Canada. Special guest, Jibs Brown Band, is one of the Detroit’s most recognizable acoustic artists.

Save the dates!



September 2018 Gallery @VT featuring "Ann Arbor Fiberarts Guild" 

Exhibition Dates:  August 31 - September 30, 2018
Artist Reception: September 5, 7:00-9:00 p.m. (free and open to the public)

The Ann Arbor Fiberarts Guild is comprised of a group of artists who champion the enjoyment of fiber arts through information and demonstration. Works on display include a wide variety of fiber art, such as: Basketry, Beading, Bead Embroidery, Bead Weaving, Kumihimo, Crochet, Doll Making, Dyeing and Painting, Embroidery, Felting, Garment Design and Construction, Handmade paper and Book Art, Knitting, Knotting, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, and Surface Design. These one-of-a-kind textile creations contain unique color, pattern and textural details and can provide warmth and texture to enhance any environment as they take you on a textile journey that may be powerful or subtle, as well as lyrical and dramatic.
Exhibit Artists, include: Jill Ault, Millie Danielson, Autumn Grace Dougherty, Carol Fleischer, Linda Girard, Cindy Harris, Anne Percy Knott, Sandra Kunkle, Karen Koykka O’Neal, Mary Valerie Richter, Patricia Ritchie, Barbara Schutzgruber, Jennifer Stafford, Patricia Thompson, Karen Turkes, Helen Welford, and Kathy Zazuwa.
Originally founded in 1956 as a club for weavers, the Ann Arbor Fiberarts Guild (AAFG) provides opportunities for fiber artists to meet and exchange ideas, and to learn about fiber art through lectures and workshops. This group also participates in the Ann Arbor State Street Area Art Fair. For here for additional information about the Ann Arbor Fiberarts Guild.

The Gallery@VT
"After Sunrise"
Trish Ritchie
The Gallery@VT
"Solar Flare"
Mary Valerie Richter
The Gallery@VT
"Texture Revisited"
Carol Fleischer

Click here to learn more about Canton's Village Theater's Current Gallery Exhibit, which is free and open to the public on most weekdays (except Canton Township observed holidays) from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., during all public performances, and by calling 734/394-5308, for an appointment. Schedule subject to change without notice.

Motor City Junior Bhangra and Gidha Competition 

September 1, 4:30 p.m.
Pint Productions

The annual MOTOR CITY BHANGRA COMPETITION returns to the Village Theater. Through this competition, the goal is to promote Punjabi culture and heritage, as well as take steps forward so that the younger generation has the opportunity to learn with the proper knowledge and guidance. The Bhangra & Giddha Competition is thankful for the love and support throughout our journey of organizing this competition and is looking forward to hosting another SOLD OUT show! Approximate run time: 5 hours. All must have a ticket including children being held. Tickets: $30

I Am Tony Fant

September 7, 8:00 p.m.
TL Productions, LLC

This Stand-Up comedy Special will showcase the comedic styles of Tony Fant, Jr.  The self-funded comic and producer will be debuting his first stand up comedy special featuring the funny, talented comic styling of Donovan Wilson, Louis Michael, and Marv Ross. Approximate run time: 2 hours. Rated PG-13 due to language. Tickets: $12.


September 8, 8:00 p.m.
September 9, 2:00 p.m.

TLC Productions

This unique stage show by TLC Productions includes 5 original one-act plays and a scene from a forthcoming new musical authored by TLC Productions. The plays include commissioned scripts from award-winning authors. In a matter of only a few hours of rehearsals, actors will bring these works to life. This theatrical event combines the best of the Canton One Acts Festival and a 24-hour theater project. Approximate run time: 1 hour. Rated PG. Tickets: $15


By Oscar Hammerstein II and Richard Rodgers
September 14, 7:30 p.m.
September 15, 7:30 p.m.
September 16, 2:00 p.m.
September 21, 7:30 p.m.
September 22, 7:30 p.m.
September 23, 2:00 p.m.
Spotlight Players

Set in Western Indian Territory just after the turn of the 20th Century, the spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys provides the backdrop for the love story between Curly, a handsome cowboy, and Laurey, a beautiful farm girl. The road to true love is anything but smooth, but there is no doubt that these two romantics will succeed in making a life together. As the road to romance and the road to statehood converge, Curly and Laurey are poised to spend their new life together in a brand new state: O-K-L-A-H-O-M-A – OKLAHOMA! Rated: G. Approximate run time: 2½ hours. All must have a ticket including children being held. Tickets: $16-$18

WHAT!? 2 Magicians Tell the Truth

September 21, 7:30 p.m.
September 22, 7:30 p.m.
George Tait & Keith Fields

When two of the most creative guys in magic get together you are in for a special night. This show is funny and amazing and will leave you saying ‘What!?’ Written, invented, and performed by George Tait and Keith Fields. George Tait, a Detroit native has been seen with two of the largest touring magic shows to date, Masters of Illusion Live, and behind the scenes on The Illusionists. His performance is a mixture of conjuring techniques with a dash of subtle psychology. He’s also worked with A & E, NBC, and the CW network. He’s also performed for music groups like Metalica & Seven Dust. George also gives his Critical Thinking presentation for colleges around the US. Keith Fields is a man of mystery with a flair for the funny. One minute you will be laughing your socks off, the next you will be wondering how he does it! Keith is a regular performer at Hollywood’s Magic Castle and for 3 years starred in his own show in Pigeon Forge called ‘A Brit of Magic’. Approx run time 1¾ hour. Rated: PG-13. Tickets: $20

Pacifica Quartet

September 28, 7:30 p.m.
Chamber Music Society of Detroit

Celebrating their 25th season in 2018-2019, the Grammy Award-winning Pacifica Quartet is widely regarded as one of the leading string quartets of the world. The Pacifica inaugurates the Chamber Music Society of Detroit’s new regional series, which features four weekends of concerts in 2018-2019, with performances on each weekend in Canton, Grosse Pointe, and Rochester Hills. Approximate run time: 2½ hours. Tickets: $10-$45.

Sounds of Motown Featuring Motor City Soul

September 29, 8:00 p.m.
Partnership for the Arts and Humanities

Community Financial Credit Union is proud to present “Sounds of MOTOWN” featuring the “Motor City Soul” for a fundraiser to benefit the Partnership for the Arts and Humanities. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. with a welcome reception that will include sample-size appetizers from local restaurants. Then, at 8:00 p.m. get ready to dance to the sounds of your favorite classic “MOTOWN” songs. Please help support the construction of the Village Arts Factory by contributing to the Partnership for the Arts and Humanities, a registered 501(c)(3) organization. Click here for more event details and giving forms or call 734-765-7061. Tickets: $30.

26th Annual Fine Arts Exhibition Reception and Awards

October 4, 7:30 p.m.
Canton Township

The Canton Commission for Culture, Arts & Heritage is proud to present the 26th Annual Canton Fine Arts Exhibition. Chosen artists’ work will be displayed to the public during the month of October.  This special exhibit brings together works of some of the best artists from throughout southeastern Michigan. The exhibit contains works in a variety of media, including:  paintings, sculptures; mixed media; charcoal drawings; pastels, ceramics; and photography.  Join us on October 4 for a free reception starting at 6:30 p.m., followed by the Awards Program at 7:30 p.m. For more information about this free exhibition, visit or call 734/394-5300. 

Blues & Bourbon
Featuring Thornetta Davis

October 6, 7:30 p.m.
Canton Township

The Village Theater will host a pre-show Bourbon tasting event in the lobby. Patrons will learn the history of Bourbon including how it is made, and will also be given the opportunity to purchase a taste of three distinct flavors of bourbon.
Following the Bourbon Tasting event there will be a performance by “Detroit’s Queen of the Blues”, Thornetta Davis, a multi-talented International Singer and Songwriter from Detroit MI. This winner of over 30 Detroit Music Awards, including sweeping the 2017 DMA’S with 8 awards. Thornetta has been exciting and wowing audiences all over the world. Her voice is strong, commanding, melodic and smooth. Thornetta tells her stories with incredible delivery and leaves her audiences wanting more. Special Guest Jibs Brown Band is one of the Detroit’s most recognizable acoustic artists, specializing in a brand of music that crosses all genres by mixing Motown, Blues, and 90s Rock. Approximate run time: 3 hours. Tickets: $28.

Sunday Mornings at the Village Theater

Faith Baptist Church holds weekly services on Sunday mornings.
Bible Study 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m..
Worship Service 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Children's Ministry runs from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

The Village Theater at Cherry Hill

2018-2019 Season...
Creating Moments That Matter

The Village Theater at Cherry Hill 2018-2019 season promises a mix of everything from a bourbon-themed music event to hoop-jumping cats to the return of the side-splittingly funny The Second City Tour. Tickets for the season are on sale now online, by calling 734/394-5300, or in person at The Village Theater Box Office Monday-Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

Must-See Shows, include: 

  • Saturday, October 6: Blues & Bourbon, featuring a legendary performance by “Detroit’s Queen of the Blues”
  • Saturday, October 20:  Monster Mash, Adult Halloween Party
  • Friday, November 16:  Detroit All Star Band Showcase
  • Monday, December 31: Detroit Circus
  • Friday, March 22: The World Famous Popovich Comedy Pet Theater
  • Saturday, April 13: The Second City Tour – It’s Not You, It’s Me
  • Saturday, May 11:  Party Like It’s 1999 – Featuring a Phase 5 Prince Tribute.

Check out the 2018-2019 performance schedule online and get your tickets today!

Ticket Purchasing Policy

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Available in various denominations. Also available in person or over the phone during regular
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No refunds or exchanges.

The Village Theater at Cherry Hill

50400 Cherry Hill Rd.
Canton, MI 48187

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