Kickshaw Theatre

If you see Kickshaw Theatre’s inaugural production, Stefanie Zadravec’s ethereal drama ‘The Electric Baby,’ you just might wonder where the company will go from here – because, wow, is the bar already set high.”
— JENN MCKEE, ENCOREMICHIGAN.COM, A2ARTSADDICT
 
 
Casaundra Freeman*, Daniel Helmer, and Dan Johnson in  The Ding Dongs .

Casaundra Freeman*, Daniel Helmer, and Dan Johnson in The Ding Dongs.

Michael Hays and Nancy Kammer* in  Milvotchkee, Visconsin.

Michael Hays and Nancy Kammer* in Milvotchkee, Visconsin.

 
Dani Cochrane and Michael Lopetrone in  Gruesome Playground Injuries.

Dani Cochrane and Michael Lopetrone in Gruesome Playground Injuries.

Mary Dilworth, Vanessa Sawson, and Daniel Helmer in  Or, .

Mary Dilworth, Vanessa Sawson, and Daniel Helmer in Or,.

 
David Bendena, Casaundra Freeman, Tiffany Baxi, Joe Zarrow, Aral Gribble

David Bendena, Casaundra Freeman, Tiffany Baxi, Joe Zarrow, Aral Gribble

Derek Ridge, Shaunie Lewis, Pamela Bierly Jusino in  Really.

Derek Ridge, Shaunie Lewis, Pamela Bierly Jusino in Really.

Mona Burns in  Here’s’ to You, Here’s to Me .

Mona Burns in Here’s’ to You, Here’s to Me.

Ruth Crawford in reading of  Milvotchkee, Visconsin.

Ruth Crawford in reading of Milvotchkee, Visconsin.

Alysia Kolascz, Aral Gribble in  Technology in the Flesh.

Alysia Kolascz, Aral Gribble in Technology in the Flesh.

Vanessa Sawson in  The Electric Baby.

Vanessa Sawson in The Electric Baby.

Anton Bassey, Casaundra Freeman, Will Myers, Heidi Bennett in  Ohio State Murders .

Anton Bassey, Casaundra Freeman, Will Myers, Heidi Bennett in Ohio State Murders.

Spring 2019

The Ding Dongs (or What is the Penalty in Portugal), by Brenda Withers

March 28-April 14, 2019

trustArt Studios

Directed by Lynn Lammers, the cast included Casaundra Freeman*, Daniel Helmer, and Dan Johnson.

 

Fall 2018

Milvotchkee, Visconsin, by Laura Jacqmin

September 13-October 7, 2018

Interfaith Center for Spiritual Growth

Directed by Lynn Lammers, the cast included Nancy Kammer*, Michael Hays, Dave Davies, Brenda Lane, Sonja Marquis, and Aral Gribble*.

*Member, Actors' Equity Association

 

Spring 2018

Gruesome Playground Injuries, by Rajiv Joseph

April 12-29, 2018

trustArt Studios

Directed by Lynn Lammers, the cast included Dani Cochrane* and Michael Lopetrone*.

*Member, Actors' Equity Association

 

Winter 2018

Or, by Liz Duffy Adams

February 15-March 4, 2018

Interfaith Center for Spiritual Growth

Directed by Suzi Regan, the cast included Vanessa Sawson*, Mary Dilworth, and Dan Helmer.

*Member, Actors Equity Association

 

Fall 2017 Play Readings

Jerusalem is Beautiful by Elisabeth Frankel

November 10, 2017

Empathitrax by Ana Nogueira

December 1, 2017

Ann Arbor District Library - Westgate Branch

 

Summer 2017

Really by Jackie Sibblies Drury

June 29-July 16, 2017

trustArt Studios

Directed by Lynn Lammers, the cast included Pamela Bierly Jusino*, Shaunie Lewis, and Derek Ridge.

*member, Actors' Equity Association

 

Lab 2017

Here's To You, Here's To Me

March 16-April 2, 2017

Heidelberg Club Above, Arbor Brewpub, Agave

Devised & performed by Dan Bilich, Ramona Burns, Aral Gribble*, and Natalie Sevick. Directed by Lynn Lammers.

*Member, Actors' Equity Association

 

fall 2016 Play readings

Hir                                                                            by Taylor Mac

November 11, 2016  -  Espresso Royale, Ann Arbor

Milvotchkee, Visconsin                                         by Laura Jacqmin

November 4, 2016  -  Espresso Royale, Ann Arbor

  

Lab 2016

Technology, In the Flesh                                      

June 24 & July 15, 2016  -  Ann Arbor Art Center

Devised by Angela Dawe, Aral Gribble and Lynn Lammers. The cast included Aral Gribble* and Alysia Kolascz. Stage managed by Paige Conway.*  

*member, Actors' Equity Association

 

Inaugural Production

The Electric Baby                                                  by Stefanie Zadravec

Jan 28-Feb 21, 2016 - Interfaith Center

Directed by Lynn Lammers, the cast included Julia Glander*, Peter Carey*, Vanessa Sawson, Will Bryson, Mary Dilworth, and Michael Lopetrone. Stage managed by Paige Conway.*  

*member, Actors' Equity Association

 

Fall 2015 Play readings 

Ohio State Murders                                               by Adrienne Kennedy

November 20, 2015  -  Literati Bookstore, Ann Arbor

The (Curious Case of the) Watson Intelligence   by Meredith George

October 30, 2015  -  Workantile, Ann Arbor

 
 
 

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Kickshaw proudly operates under a Small Professional Theatre Contract with AEA.

Kickshaw proudly operates under a Small Professional Theatre Contract with AEA.