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Supported by the Friends of Theatre at MSU


If it rains during a performance we will just move everything (including your lawn chairs) inside on the Fairchild Theatre stage. The show will go on!


SUMMER CIRCLE 2018 | Love is in the air!

For Summer Circle’s 58th Season we invite you to a summer of romance under the stars. A collection of plays and musicals to entertain and entice. From family entertainment to the newest in adult contemporary programming, Summer Circle invites you to laugh at the folies of love, fall in love all over again, or find that special someone for the first time.


Music by Michel Legrand
Libretto by Didier van Cauwelaert
Adapted from Le Passe-Muraille by Marcel Aymé (Les Éditions Gallimard)
English adaptation by Jeremy Sams
June 6 - 9, 2018 @ 8:00PM
(A musical for the whole family)

Sense and Sensibility

By Kate Hamill, based on the novel by Jane Austen
June 13 - 16, 2018 @ 8:00PM
(A comedy for the whole family)

Significant Other

By Joshua Harmon
June 20 - 23, 2018 @ 8:00PM
(A comedy/drama for adults. Contains profanity and adult situations.)

Love & Other Junk

World Premiere
Book by Rob Roznowski
Music by Seth Burk
June 8 - 9, June 15 - 16, 2018 @ 6:30PM
(A musical for the whole family)


By Rachel Axler
June 15 - 16, June 22 - 23, 2018 @ 10:00PM
(A dark comedy for adults. Contains profanity and adult situations.)

2018 Summer Circle KIDS CAMP

Public Performance for the Community
June 22, 2018 @ 6.30pm
(All ages welcome)

The Summer Circle Courtyard is located on Auditorium Road 
between the Auditorium Building and the Kresge Art Center. 

All shows are FREE and the main stage shows start at 8:00 PM. 

Summer Circle Theatre will continue rain or shine. Performances will move to the Fairchild Theatre stage during inclement weather.