Thursday, August 8

6 p.m.


21 and older


Experience the magic of Shakespeare like never before with the Shakespeare Stroll, co-produced by Grosse Pointe Theatre and Ford House.

This unique outdoor event invites you to wander the enchanting grounds of Ford House in the evening, where you’ll discover six scenes from Shakespeare’s most beloved plays.
  • The Taming of the Shrew
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Julius Caesar
  • The Tempest
  • Twelfth Night
  • Macbeth
  • And a piece from Midsummer for the afterglow.
Immerse yourself in the timeless stories of romance, intrigue, and adventure. Perfect for theatre lovers and nature enthusiasts alike, this evening promises a memorable blend of art and nature.
Join us for an unforgettable night of live theatre under the stars! 🌟🎭🌿
Cash bars are available outside and at the afterglow in the Lake Shore Room.


  • General Admission Adult: $50
    • This grants you admission to the event, plus one drink ticket to be used during your stroll and light refreshments.
  • VIP Adult: $75
    • A VIP ticket grants you admission to the event, plus two drink tickets (one for your stroll and one for the Afterglow) and light refreshments. Further, you’re invited to the private afterglow in the Lake Shore Room with members of the Grosse Pointe Theatre.


Ticketing & Admission Policies

Please read our ticketing & admission policies and property rules thoroughly.

Book your lunch or dinner reservation at The Continental


Indulge in an extraordinary dining experience at The Continental at Ford House. Savor exquisite cuisine while overlooking the breathtaking views of Lake St. Clair. This Grosse Pointe Shores gem offers an unforgettable combination of remarkable food and stunning scenery. Reserve your table today!

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Special Thanks

Ford House is grateful for the generous support of Ford Philanthropy and helping us fulfill our educational mission and making Ford House more accessible to our community.

About Ford House

Ford House is a 501c3 nonprofit and National Historic Landmark. Experience the historic family home of Edsel Ford, the only son of Henry Ford, and his wife, Eleanor. Visitors from all over the world come to wander, wonder, and explore the beauty of this 1928 National Historic Landmark and uncover a unique piece of the American automotive story in metro Detroit. Learn more below.