Our History

In the summer of 2003 Emily Sherman established Ever After Productions (EAP), a youth theater company dedicated to providing quality education for the children of Canton and the surrounding communities. EAP performed its first season out of Discovery Middle School’s auditorium, with casts averaging around 60 performers. In the fall of 2004, EAP moved to a new home, the Village Theater, which had just been built. For the next 5 years, EAP produced two musicals a season and began establishing a reputation as the premiere youth company in the area. Technical feats like flying, turntables, trap elevators, and revolving barricades became one of EAP’s signatures and set it apart from the typical children’s theatre company.

In the summer of 2009 EAP was on the verge of disbanding. Not wanting to see the company dissolve, the Choreographer, Deb Ash, and the Technical Director, Kyle Kaufmann, established Forever After productions to continue its mission. While Forever After inherited the reputation and customer base, the management structure changed considerably during the transition. With more staff, Forever After was able to grow much more rapidly than EAP had in its 6 years of existence. They continued to challenge themselves technically, successfully incorporating a rain system, pyrotechnics, and motorized set pieces into their performances, and enrollment numbers more than doubled between the 2009-2010 and 2012-2013 seasons. Now in its fourth season, Forever After has expanded its season from 2 shows to 7, more than doubled their drama camp offerings, added classes, and acquired their own rehearsal and scene shop spaces.

 

Past Shows

 

2013-2014 FAP SEASON

Willy Wonka: November 1-6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012-2013 FAP SEASON

Annie Jr- November 2012Alice in Wonderland: June 28-30Chicago: August 8-11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2011-2012 FAP SEASON

Aladdin Jr.- November 2011Little Women- December 2011Grease- January 2012Seussical Jr.- March 2012Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat- May 2012Footloose- July 2012

 

2010-2011 FAP SEASON

Cinderella Jr.- November 2010Hairspray- January 2011The Wizard of Oz- May 2011Camp Rock- July 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2009-2010 FAP SEASON

Singing in the Rain- January 2010My Son Pinocchio- May 2010High School Musical- July 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


EVER AFTER PRODUCTIONS

Mulan Jr.- May 15-19, 2009, The Village Theater

West Side Story- January 30- February 3, 2009, The Village Theater

Willy Wonka Jr.- May 16-20, 2008, The Village Theater

Les Miserables- February 1-5, 2008, The Village Theater

Beauty and the Beast- May 18-22, 2007, The Village Theater

Aladdin Jr.- January 26-30, 2007, The Village Theater

Peter Pan- May 18-28, 2006, The Village Theater

Seussical the Musical- January 19-24, 2006, The Village Theater

The Wizard of Oz- April 7-10, 2005, The Village Theater

Cinderella- December 2-6, 2004, The Village Theater

Music Man Jr.- May 14-16, 2004, Discovery Middle School

Annie Jr.- January 16-18, 2004, Discovery Middle School

Contact Us!

Phone: 734-547-5156
Email: info@foreverafternow.com
50429 Independence Street, Canton, MI 48188

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