Theater & Shows in Dearborn

Karen Newman's “Christmas Eve on Woodward Avenue” at Fox Theatre on December 3 at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 41% Off)

Karen Newman

Fox Theatre

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Detroit native and voice of the Red Wings pays homage to her hometown with holiday classics including “Christmas Eve on Woodward Avenue”

$35.55 $21

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"Ghost Brothers of Darkland County" at Fisher Theatre on November 26 at 7:30 p.m.

"Ghost Brothers of Darkland County"

Fisher Theatre

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Supernatural gothic musical from Stephen King, John Mellencamp, and T-Bone Burnett stirs audiences with a haunting story and rootsy score

$49.35 $31.20

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SuicideGirls: "Blackheart Burlesque" at Saint Andrews Hall on Saturday, October 25, at 9 p.m. (Up to $ Off)

SuicideGirls: Blackheart Burlesque Tour

Saint Andrew's Hall

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Alternative burlesque celebrates Game of Thrones and Pulp Fiction with slinky comedy, exposed skin, tattoos, and piercings

$35 $17.50

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"Sweetest Day Unplugged" on October 17 or "Sweetest Day Laughfest" on October 18 (Up to 43% Off)

Sweetest Day Unplugged or Sweetest Day Laughfest

Music Hall Center

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Soulful crooning from Kelly Price and Dru Hill, or no-holds-barred hilarity from Tony Roberts, LaVar Walker, and AJ Johnson

$173.10 $99

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"Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! Music is Awesome!" Exclusive Presale at Fox Theatre on October 22 at 6 p.m.

"Yo Gabba Gabba! Live!"

Fox Theatre Detroit

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Colorful and hip kids' show celebrates the awesomeness of music with happy toy monsters and human friends DJ Lance Rock and Biz Markie

$33

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Located in Detroit's Cultural Center, the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History is one of the world's largest institutions dedicated to the African-American experience. Covering 120,000 square feet, the museum houses five rotating exhibitions, including Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing: How the Apollo Theater Shaped American Entertainment, and five permanent exhibitions, such as the 22,000-square-foot core exhibit And Still We Rise: Our Journey Through African American History and Culture. Also at the museum are the Louise Lovett Wright Library & Archives and the Ford Rotunda, which boasts a 55-foot-high glass dome that dumps artificial snow when shaken by giants.

13624 Michigan Ave
Dearborn,
MI
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A 1,201-seat auditorium that values acoustic excellence as much as visual grandeur, the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center houses ornate wooden accents and intricate wall panels that soar over a sweeping balcony peppered with plush red seats. Ample wheelchair seating and elevators to all levels abound, ensuring audience members seated in the balcony won’t need to rely on the creaky wooden catapults still in use at many theaters.

15801 Michigan Avenue
Dearborn,
MI
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Music Authority's diverse and experienced team of instructors coaches students of all ages in their choice of eight instruments in one-on-one, 30-minute lessons held once a week. Music mavens teach students how to decipher sheet music and tones expressing Morse code messages as they usher in rehearsal compositions for piano, guitar, drums, violin, flute, accordion, trumpet, or voice. Musicians in training learn about music theory and technical elements such as finger placement and submission holds to wrestle tunes from a stubborn trumpet. After sharpening their skills in the lessons, all students may showcase their mastery in the annual spring and winter recitals.

24736 West Warren Street
Dearborn Heights,
MI
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Since 1963, more than two million guests that have passed through the Hilberry Theatre and been inspired by the passion and portrayal of the human condition they have seen on stage. Every year, audiences at the Hilberry laugh, cry, engage, question, applaud and cheer.

4743 Cass Avenue
Detroit,
MI
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Since 1936, the historic Gem Theatre has moved movie lovers to laughter and tears with films in an elegant, comfortable single-screen vintage theater. Peruse current showtimes and choose a first-run film, which may include a romantic romp, a superhero adventure, an independent feature, or Casablanca II: Electric Boogaloo. Guests pick up their sodas and popcorn at the concessions stand in the carpeted lobby, whose ornate table lamps cast soft light on potted plants and flowers. In the red and gold 916-seat amphitheater, upholstered floor seats beckon audience members and balcony perches provide a sky-high view behind marbled wood rails. Before the film, guests watch wrought-iron vines curl around colorful birds in sculptures flanking the screen. Sumptuous gold curtains hide the big screen until showtime, allowing staff members to finish reenacting each film’s climactic scene in private.

333 Madison St
Detroit,
MI
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During its 20th season of socially engaging theater in southwest Detroit, Matrix Theatre Company continues to create challenging and visually compelling work that includes the community it calls home. The year of six plays begins with Southwest Story (October 14–November 13), a Detroit take on the story of Romeo and Juliet that explores the conflict between African-American and Latino cultures but fails to solve the mystery of how Shakespeare kept his goatee so pointy.

2730 Bagley St
Detroit,
MI
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