1526 Broadway Street, Detroit, MI 48226

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  • Hamilton

    Nov 1, 2018 - Jan 1, 2019

  • The Nutcracker

    Nov 25 - 26, 2017

  • An American in Paris

    Nov 28 - Dec 10, 2017

  • Too Hot To Handel

    Dec 16, 2017

  • Shaping Sound

    Feb 3, 2018

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Winner of 11 Tony Awards

November 1, 2018 - January 1, 2019

A true cultural phenomenon, Lin-Manuel Miranda's Pulitzer Prize-winning Hamilton is changing the face of the modern musicals. An exhilarating historical epic, that is equal parts Sondheim and Notorious BIG, this record-breaking Broadway musical traces the life and times of Alexander Hamilton, one of America's most important (and colorful) historical figures. SIGN UP FOR ON SALE INFO!

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The Nutcracker

November 25 - 26, 2017

BalletMet Columbus once again visit Motor City this holiday season, as they team up with Michigan's esteemed Opera Theatre Orchestra for a very special, limited engagement of The Nutcracker! The annual festive production makes use of their talented cast of more than 100 dancers and out-of-this-world characters to remember, all accompanied with a deliciously British narration by the eyebrow-raising Bond himself, Sir Roger Moore!

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An American in Paris

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Winner of 4 Tony Awards

November 28 - December 10, 2017

Based on the Oscar-winning Gene Kelly movie, An American in Paris follows the fortunes of American expat Jerry Mulligan as he soaks in the romantic atmosphere of post-war Paris. Stunningly adapted by Christopher Wheeldon, this Broadway smash was nominated for an incredible 12 Tony Awards in 2015, and won four.

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Too Hot To Handel

December 16, 2017

It's been hailed as the holiday celebration that is "too hot to miss", this jazz-gospel version of Handel's Messiah is the perfect jazz, gospel, blues and soul celebration for the Motor City.

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Shaping Sound

February 3, 2018

If you're a fan of television dance programs, then you'll be familiar with at least some of the members of Shaping Sound. The company was formed by four choreographers who have worked on So You Think You Can Dance and Dancing with the Stars. With Shaping Sound they create a unique visual spectacular featuring every dance style you can imagine.

Detroit Opera House

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1526 Broadway Street, Detroit, MI 48226

  • Year opened: 1922
  • Capacity: 2700
  • Concession stands
  • Merchandise booths
  • Disabled access
  • Air conditioning
  • In-house bar
  • Coat check

Originally opened as The Capitol Theater in 1922, this venue was one of the many to be designed by prominent Detroit architect C. Harold Crane. The Opera House in its current form was reopened in 1996, after an extensive renovation following years of neglect. It's currently home to Michigan Opera Theatre, and also hosts a variety of touring Broadway shows and concerts every year.

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Cadillac Cafe at The Detroit Opera House
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