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Subscriptions are on sale now for our 2014-15 season! From Oscar Wilde to Will Rogers to a spirited musical, have we got a season for you!

Read more HERE.

5:30–8:30 Friday, Aug. 1

at Artale Wine Co.

6676 Spring Creek, Rockford

Proceeds benefit Artists’ Ensemble

The Importance of Being Earnest
by Oscar Wilde • Sept. 5-21, 2014
Witty words, confused identity, and a baby
that was absentmindedly left in a handbag.

A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play
December 5-21, 2014
Marley was dead. But everything else is live as AE recreates a radio broadcast of this classic.

Good People by David Lindsay-Abaire
March 13-19, 2015
Margie is down, but not out, when she is fired. Her pals at Bingo sympathize but, hey, times are tough in this award-winning new play.

Will Rogers: An American Original
by Kevin McKillip • May 8-24, 2015
“A fool and his money are soon elected,” noted the easygoing cowpoke who virtually invented stand up comedy. An unforgettable evening.

The Spitfire Grill a musical
music by James Valcq, lyrics by Fred Alley
June 12-28, 2015
In this tuneful tale, a young girl with a dark past  makes a fresh start in a small Wisconsin town. This small town may never recover...