Theater & Shows in Grosse Pointe Park

The Fresh Beat Band at Fox Theatre on Saturday, November 15, at 4:30 p.m. (Up to 45% Off)

The Fresh Beat Band

Fox Theatre

$45.75 $25

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Nick Jr. musical quartet take the stage for a summer concert

Sunday-Night "Drag Queen Addictions" Show for Two with Drinks at Inuendo Nightclub (Up to $32 Value)

"Drag Queen Addiction"

Inuendo Nightclub

$32 $19

LaBelle and Aretha Franklin impersonator April Summers brings her big personality to the stage as she introduces a lineup of drag stars

ComedySportz Improv Show at Michigan Actors Studio (Up to 41% Off)

ComedySportz

Michigan Actors Studio

$17 $10

Game-based comedy show pits teams of improvising funny folk against one another in a contest of light-footed joke making

Bar Food for Two or Four for Dine-in or for Carry-out at Paradise Cafe & Lounge (Up to 50% Off)

Paradise Cafe & Lounge

Dearborn

$40 $20

Female-owned tavern offers classic and inventive bar fare and ample events and music performances

Standup Comedy at Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle (Up to 50% Off)

Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle

Downtown Royal Oak

$20 $10

Storied club hosts national and Detroit–based comedy acts

Shakespeare Royal Oak at Starr Jaycee Park, July 31–August 6 (Up to 47% Off)

Shakespeare Royal Oak

Starr Jaycee Park

$11.34 $6

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Outdoor productions of Shakespeare's iconic tragedy and a witty retelling of his oeuvre

2014 Fall Bridal Celebrations Show at The Palace of Auburn Hills on September 14 at 12 p.m. (Up to 54% Off)

2014 Fall Bridal Celebrations Show

The Palace of Auburn Hills

$13 $6

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Fashion shows, prizes, and roughly 200 wedding vendors give couples a one-stop shop for planning their nuptials

Bill Burr, Sarah Silverman, Hannibal Buress, Chris D'Elia, and More on Friday, August 29, at 5 p.m. (Up to 51% Off)

Oddball Comedy Festival

DTE Energy Music Theatre

$25.45 $15

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Bill Burr, Sarah Silverman, Hannibal Buress, Chris D’Elia, Chris Hardwick, and others star in a two-stage comedy fest blowout

"The Laugh Off" Improv Show for Two at All Star Sports Bar on August 21 at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 55% Off)

The Laugh Off

All Star Sports Bar

$44.18 $20

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Like Wild 'n Out, improv comedy show pits two teams—one with a special guest—against each other so the audience can decide who's funnier

Standup Comedy at Funny Bone Comedy Club (Up to 50% Off)

Funny Bone Comedy Club

Funny Bone Comedy Club

$39.99 $20

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National comedy club chain hosts headlining comics up to five nights a week; adjoining seafood restaurant serves Creole-inspired appetizers

Live Podcast Show: "Sports without Balls with Erin Foley" on August 13 at 6 p.m. (Up to 42% Off)

Live Podcast Show: "Sports without Balls"

Hilarities 4th Street Theater

$12 $7

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Comedian and sports enthusiast Erin Foley scores huge laughs in a special live podcast taping for the Gay Games featuring Fortune Feimster

Select Local Merchants

The Detroit Institute of Arts takes the “s” at the end of its name seriously. The immense Beaux Arts building on Woodward Avenue isn’t only a setting for a top-tier collection of visual works that include Diego Rivera’s Detroit Industry frescoes, a van Gogh self-portrait, and ancient sculptures from Africa and Asia. It also opens the doors of its lecture halls, event spaces, and auditoriums for craft workshops, wide-ranging talks from historians and people who know how to draw really good cubes, film, and music. The latter two art forms find a home in the Detroit Film Theatre, a gilded, neoclassical auditorium that preserves a sense of coziness amid the grandeur.

3011 W Grand Blvd
Detroit,
MI
US

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 Ave
Detroit,
MI
US

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
US

Fox Theatre, originally opened in 1929, has long been established as a venue for legendary performances, earning induction into the National Register of Historic Places in 1993. Domed entryways, walls lined with pastoral murals, intricate chandeliers, and a palette of brilliant gold and crimson hint at the venue's Moorish influences, which eclectically clash with the ordered lines of its Gothic exterior.

2211 Woodward Ave
Detroit,
MI
US

Since 1976, the instructors at Dance Scene have been improving the dance-floor navigational skills of students ranging from beginners to seasoned pros—the latter being any professional dancers covered in black pepper and basil. In a private or group environment, teachers share the basic steps and advanced moves of ballroom and Latin styles. They also lead regular social dance parties that begin with a specialized lesson covering moves from styles such as the Argentine tango before diving into a free-form celebration of movement. In addition to their time spent at the studio, the Dance Scene team members can lend their services to offsite events.

25333 Van Dyke Ave
Center Line,
MI
US

At Mistalocks, students learn dances with such upbeat names as boppin' and steppin', just two of the studio's unconventional lineup of partner dance styles. In group classes, master instructor Buford Collins starts at the beginning, showing students how to count out rhythms, feel the music, and follow steps with a partner. His specialty is Chicago Style Steppin', which has similar characteristics to West Coast Swing, but he also leads students through the steps of Detroit ballroom, Graystone, tango, and salsa. For him, these dance styles are more than just a way to move to music. He considers them a fundamental part of humanity's heritage, much like reality television.

624 Livernois St
Ferndale,
MI
US