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.  

Happy New Year!

We can’t make the snow and ice disappear, but we can transport you magically to the summer of 1981 in New York City’s Central Park to hear Simon and Garfunkel’s classics like "Scarborough Fair," “Mrs. Robinson,” “Bridge over Troubled Water,” and “The Sound of Silence” - all sung by an amazing tribute band, Old Friends!

If you’re looking for real magic, we have magicians performances for the adults (January 19) and a special show for the kids (January 21). 

If you want to be inspired by the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., please attend Canton Township’s annual moving tribute to Dr. King and his legacy.  See you at the VT!

Save the dates!



Our January featured artist for the Gallery @VT is Ron DePentu.

Ron DePentu Retrospective Exhibition

Exhibition Dates:  Now through January 30, 2018

Personally, I exhibited widely in the New York State area, won Best in Show awards, Purchase Award at the NY State Fair, and have works in Syracuse, Niagara Falls, Oswego, Rochester, Jefferson Country Community College of New York, and have works in Michigan, Florida, Virginia, Utah and California.
In the past, my work tended to be quite traditional.  Presently I find working in a non-traditional manner, utilizing materials I previously never imagined using, more challenging and satisfying as the completed work is never quite predictable; therefore, adding a bit of personal excitement at the completion of a project.  It also allows for utilization of basic skills while at the same time being inventive.

The Gallery@VT
Carousel - Ron DePentu
The Gallery@VT
Green Spot Collage - Ron DePentu
The Gallery@VT
Thanks Archie - Ron DePentu

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.

This month the Gallery@VT is also featuring a quilt created by the Plymouth Canton interfaith Outreach Group (ICO)

The ICO group has spent the last year creating an interfaith quilt. Over 50 men and women who represent the tapestry of faiths across Plymouth and Canton, have lovingly worked together every weekend to demonstrate their unity, friendship, and commitment to community. Faiths represented in the quilt include: Buddhism, Christian, Hindu, Islam, Jane, Judiasm, Native American, and Sikh. The quilt is on display at the The Village Theater now through January 30.

ICO Group Members:
Dawn Christenson, Keith Christenson, Jobyna Sarvey. Sarah Wiggins, Sandy Stoecklein, Grace Morgan, Zahra Sabri, Sufia Fateh, Mariam Fateh, Rakshan Hussain, Hasina Abdu, Lisa DeGroot, Iram Ahmad, Anne Marie Graham-Hudak, Elise Hudak, Mahira Elder,Judy Westra, Ting Westra, Smita Acharya, Chandru Acharya, Anuradha Hadagali, Vijaya Sastry, Sana Madhavan, Tiya Madhavan, Tanuja Rao, Vandana Kulkarni, Narayan Vyas, Syeda Mallick, Mina Khan, Sufia Fateh, Mariam Fateh, Noora Huraibi, Mira Almahayni, Fatima Mallick, Dalia Huraibi, Marwa Huraibi, Shwetha Lokesh, Maha Peracha, Khadija Peracha, Nada Peracha, Charn Kulagatti, Neil Kulagatti, Haritha DevuLapalli, Haaniya Mallick, Aleeza Mallick, Aamina Ahmed, Asiyah Ahmed, Patricia Pondell, Hallie Amatullah, Sadia Nazir, Zeba Ahmed, Ola Al-Nakhala, Sana Soubani, and Kate Hunt

Interfaith Community Outreach Group
Interfaith Quilt

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Canton Celebrates
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

Canton Commission for Culture, Arts and Heritage

January 15, 2018, 6:00 p.m.
The Village Theater at Cherry Hill

Celebrate the legacy of Dr. King through education, inspiration and entertainment. This year’s keynote speaker is Dr. Doris Fields, Director of Undergraduate Studies and a Professor in the Communication, Media and Theater Arts Dept. at Eastern Michigan University, specializing in Interracial/Interethnic Communication. Event will include musical presentations by two choirs: the Canton Community Choir, under the direction of Virginia Thorne-Herrman, and the North Ridge Church Choral Ensemble choir, under the direction of Stanley Jordan. The program will also include a special presentation of Canton Township’s 'Canton Response to Hate Crimes’ video.

Pre-show reception will begin at 6:00 p.m. with light refreshments - sponsored by Darian & Ralynda Moore of Keller Williams Realty of Plymouth, MI. Program will run from 6:30-7:45 p.m.
Ticket Information: All Seats $2 (CASH ONLY). In the spirit of Dr. King, Jr., admission fee will be donated to the Open Door Ministry Food Pantry of Canton.  In lieu of the $2 donation, audience members may bring canned goods (minimum one per person), for the food pantry that will be collected at the door. All donations will be greatly appreciated.
Main. General Seating. Program Approx. run time: 1 hr. 15 min.


January 19, 7:30 p.m.
Keith Fields and George Tait

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!’ Material is written, invented, and performed by George Tait and Keith Fields.

George Tait is a Detroit native and 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 mix of conjuring techniques with a dash of subtle psychology. He’s also worked with A & E, NBC and the CW network. Tait has also performed for music groups like Metallica & Seven Dust. He 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! Run time: 7:30-8:40 p.m. Rated PG-13. Biltmore Studio.

Central Park Experience featuring Old Friends, a Simon & Garfunkel Tribute

January 20, 7:30 p.m.
The Village Theater at Cherry Hill

Experience this Simon and Garfunkel nine piece cover band as The Village Theater is magically transformed into Central Park to transport you back to 1981. Audience members will be able to enjoy themed food and lobby events from the early 80s. Rated: G. Approximate run time: 2 hrs.

Mario the Maker Magician

January 21, 3:00 p.m.
The Mario Cappello Magic Company

David Blaine calls Mario “the best kid’s magician in the world!” As seen on Sesame Street and NBC Universal’s Sprout Channel, NYC’s Mario the Maker Magician is coming to Michigan on his winter tour! More than just a performer, Mario is also an inventor who creates his own props. He is known for his dedication to the Maker Movement and STEAM initiatives and his integration of DIY electronics and robotics into his performance. Regardless, he never sacrifices the old-school slapstick vibe that audiences so love. Its vintage meets the future. Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin for the modern age, with a mad inventor twist. Mario is an award-winning performer with over a decade of full time experience performing for family audiences. He is the subject of Indie documentary film, Building Magic, and was a part of the tight-knit creative team behind David Blaine’s first ever North American tour in 2017. Approx. run time: 1 hr. 

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.

Ticket Purchasing Policy

 Click Here to Purchase a Village Theater Gift Certificate   

Available in various denominations. Also available in person or over the phone during regular
box office hours (Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.) at 734/394-5300 x3.

Must be redeemed at least 48 hours prior to the desired event/show.
No refunds or exchanges.

The Village Theater at Cherry Hill

50400 Cherry Hill Rd.
Canton, MI 48187

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