Going to the theater lets you take in dramatic scenes at a safe distance, much like listening to your neighbors argue about how to pronounce gnocchi. Hide behind the fourth wall with this GrouponLive deal.
- $20 for two tickets to a performance at Detroit Repertory Theatre (up to a $20 value) with a 6.3 oz. split of champagne with two glasses (a $4 value; up to a $44 total value)
- When: any show of your choice through June 22, 2014
- Where: Detroit Repertory Theatre
- Seating: best available upon reservation
- Door time: one hour prior to showtime
- Ticket values include all fees.
- Click here to view the 2013–14 season schedule.
- For a heartwarming comedy in which a trio of senior citizens thwarts an overzealous nurse, see A Facility for Living (through December 29)
- For the Michigan premiere of a drama detailing how music may unite clashing cultures amidst the 1969 Omaha race riot, see My Occasion of Sin (January 9–March 16)
- For a world-premiere mystery in which three Cherokee blood brothers are accused of murder, see Brother of All (March 27–May 18)
- For the world premiere of a farce in which an animal research scientist and a philosophy professor clash with animal rights activists and a 40 pound rabbit, see Endangered Species (May 29–June 22)
Detroit Repertory Theatre
Although the Detroit Repertory Theatre packs plenty of laugh-grabbers and tear-jerkers into each season, its artists have more on their minds than just entertaining theatergoers. The actors, playwrights, producers, and directors of the Repertory want to unite all Metropolitan Detroit communities under a banner of creativity. It's a lofty ambition, but the theater hasn't lost focus on that goal since it first opened in 1957. As the oldest alternative professional theater company in the state, it prides itself on having weathered storms economic, social, and literal, and continues to produce four shows a year that remind audiences of the power of live performance.
Those shows often feature scripts from the most promising talents in the Midwest, and aim to be as thought-provoking as they are engaging. The theater follows practices of ethnicity- and gender-blind casting whenever possible, ensuring that the people on stage represent the range of people in the audience. And that dedication to community extends beyond the footlights—the theater welcomes play submissions from local writers, and displays pieces from Michigan artists in the lobby.
“A great intimate theatre; professional actors; a beautiful historic bar in the lobby; warm and inviting staff. ”
“Great play. Always a wonderful experience.”
“It's a very intimate theater so I would arrive early for seating purposes. The staff was very nice and accommodating.”