Milan Main Street will be hosting the second annual Crooked Tree Play Festival featuring the Roustabout Theatre Troupe on August 25th and 26th.
A selection of live readings of original plays by Michigan playwrights will be performed at locations throughout downtown Milan at this free event. This year will include a children’s play on Saturday as well, lots of shopping and entertainment up and down the street, and food trucks in Tolan Square so you can eat and enjoy the city between performances!
From drama, to comedy, to horror, there’s something for everyone in each of these performances! Check out the Facebook event page for more details
MAKING PURPLE, by Michael Herman, explored how rival painters can go from sabotage to love. (Friday and Saturday at 6pm at The Morning Owl. Ages 13 and up.)
SHADOW CALLS, by Megan Richards, will scare you away from camping in the forest ever again. (Friday and Saturday at 6pm at the courtyard behind 36 E. Main Street. Ages 16 and up.)
EVE OF IDES, by David Blixt, reveals the unexplored relationships between Julius Caesar and his assassins. (Friday and Saturday at 8pm in Tolan Square. Ages 13 and up.)
OUTA FOCUS, by Kellie Stonebrook, follows two unlikely people brought together by life and a love for trivia. (Friday and Saturday at 8pm at Don Juan Mexican Bar & Grill. Ages 16 and up.)
THE WINTER WOLF, by Joseph Zettelmaier, follows Cora as she meets the Wolf, who has come for her grandfather. (Friday at 6pm and Saturday at 3pm at the Marble Memorial United Methodist Church. All Ages.)
CLEO/LEXI, by Markham Byron Isler, is about a brother and sister whose relationship is tested by an unwelcome visitor. (A special additional performance for young audiences. Saturday at 3pm at CoMilan. All Ages.)