Music & Theater
in Detroit, MI

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If you’re looking for a fun alternative to the same old movie theater outing – whether with friends or family – take a look at our music & theater options. This area is full of exciting things to do, including theatrical productions and musicals.

Check out our venues below and add some magic to your days. Each listing includes a more detailed description of the venue and the events they host, as well as their name, address, phone number, website, and driving directions.
City Theatre
City Theatre

2211 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48201   Directions

(313) 471-3200

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Whether you are looking for the latest play, the hippest concert or the funniest comedy show, you’ll find it at City Theatre in the Hockeytown Café building. The former site of Second City Detroit, the current City Theatre is a small theatrical gem operated by Olympia Entertainment right in the heart of Motor City.

Detroit Institute of Arts
Detroit Institute of Arts

5200 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48202   Directions

(313) 833-7900

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Art aficionados will not want to miss a trip to the Detroit Institute of Arts, one of the most significant art collections in the country. This gigantic museum covers 658,000 square feet and features over 100 galleries filled with everything from ancient Egyptian artifacts to today’s top contemporary works.

Detroit Masonic Temple
Detroit Masonic Temple

500 Temple St
Detroit, MI 48201   Directions

(313) 832-7100

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Located in the Detroit Theatre District, the Detroit Masonic Temple holds the record as the largest Masonic Temple in the world. You don’t have to be part of a Masonic organization to appreciate this magnificent piece of architecture, however. Come by the venue for various entertainment events, including concerts and Broadway plays, hosted on its 55 by 100-foot stage.

Detroit Repertory Theatre
Detroit Repertory Theatre

13103 Woodrow Wilson St
Detroit, MI 48238   Directions

(313) 868-1347

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Since 1957, the Detroit Repertory Theatre has played a vital role in the local theatrical community. Presenting pioneering productions, this alternative professional theater has transformed the face of Detroit’s cultural, social and artistic scenes. Visit this intimate theater, seating 194, for an unforgettable entertainment experience.

Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Detroit Symphony Orchestra

3711 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48201   Directions

(313) 576-5111

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Treat your ears to an acoustic marvel when you listen to the Detroit Symphony Orchestra perform. Located in Midtown’s Max M. Fisher Music Center, this symphonic orchestra has been an essential player in the world of music entertainment since 1914, and grew even more in popularity after providing accompaniments to many of Motown Record’s greatest hits.

Fisher Theatre
Fisher Theatre

3011 W Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI 48202   Directions

(313) 872-1000

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Inside of the awe-inspiring Fisher Building, you’ll find the elaborate Fisher Theatre. This 2,089-seat theater reflects the Art Deco style of the landmark skyscraper with its classic mid-century design. One of Detroit’s oldest live entertainment venues, this historical landmark is still going strong. In fact, it is one of the best places to see a touring Broadway production in the city!

Fox Theatre
Fox Theatre

2211 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48201   Directions

(313) 596-3200

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The ornate Fox Theatre stands out as one of Detroit’s most spectacular performing arts centers. Originally built as a movie palace in 1928, this enormous theater underwent a redesign in the 1980s and reemerged in the public eye as the crown jewel in the Grand Circus Park Historic District. See everything from concerts to Broadway plays in this 5,048-seat entertainment venue.

Gem & Century Theatres
Gem & Century Theatres

Detroit, MI

(586) 790-1519

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The beautiful Gem & Century Theatres are a popular destination for private events, weddings and, of course, theatrical performances and entertainment. This large building houses two theaters, a delicious restaurant and a luxurious lobby. The two-level Gem Theatre features traditional row and aisle seating as well as stage-level cabaret tables. The smaller, more intimate Century Theatre provides a delightful cabaret atmosphere.

Heidelberg Project
Heidelberg Project

3600 Heidelberg St
Detroit, MI 48207   Directions

(313) 974-6894

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Experience art in the great outdoors when you visit the Heidelberg Project in the city’s east side. A project begun by artist Tyree Guyton and his grandfather, Sam Mackey, this project has drawn the interests of artists and non-artists worldwide and sparked hope in the impoverished Heidelberg Street by using bright paint and salvaged items to transform dilapidated houses into colorful works of modern art. This unique attraction is definitely one of Detroit's must-see destinations.

Hilberry Theatre
Hilberry Theatre

4841 Cass Ave
Detroit, MI 48201   Directions

(313) 577-2972

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The nation’s first and only graduate repertory theater, the Hilberry Theatre gives its audience a unique theatrical experience. See a mixture of six classic and modern plays in the cozy yet stylish open-stage theater, performed by the specially selected company of 40-45 graduate students working with a team of professional staff.

Magic Stick
Magic Stick

4120 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48201   Directions

(313) 833-9700

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Catch a concert at the Magic Stick, one of the top live music and nightlife venues in the city. Part of the Majestic Theater Center, the Magic Stick offers a distinct and unique experience. In addition to being a top concert venue (presenting artists like The White Stripes, Modest Mouse and Kings of Leon), the Magic Stick hosts several other special events in its adjacent lounge and rooftop patio.

Majestic Theatre
Majestic Theatre

4120 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48201   Directions

(313) 833-9700

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Enjoy live music at the Majestic Theatre, one of Detroit’s most popular historical landmarks and entertainment venues. This striking Art Deco building has been around since 1915, when it was one of the largest movie theaters in the world. Nowadays, the Majestic is separated into three distinct areas–the Majestic, the Majestic Cafe, and the Magic Stick – all of which host popular musical acts.

Michigan Opera
Michigan Opera

1526 Broadway St
Detroit, MI 48226   Directions

(313) 961-3500

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For a memorable musical experience, visit the Detroit Opera House. Home to the Michigan Opera Theatre, this lavish building offers seating for up to 2,700 guests in its finely-crafted interior. Stop by this entertainment venue for one of the many productions: five operas, five dance performances and a medley of other musical and comedic events.

Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit

4454 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48201   Directions

(313) 832-6622

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Become engaged with the art at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. The MOCAD leads the way in Detroit’s contemporary culture through its constantly rotating contemporary art exhibitions and attractions. Since first opening in 2006, this non-collecting museum has focused on responding to modern cultural content, promoting collaboration and fueling crucial discourse.

Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts

350 Madison St
Detroit, MI 48226   Directions

(313) 887-8500

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Built in 1928 as the Wilson Theatre, the modern Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts has been a staple to the live performance industry in Detroit since its creation. The oldest continuously operating live theater in the city, this 1,700-seat entertainment venue was renovated in the 1970s and remains one of Detroit’s most vital players in the performing arts sector.

Redford Theatre
Redford Theatre

17360 Lahser Rd
Detroit, MI 48219   Directions

(313) 537-2560

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The historic Redford Theatre has provided entertainment to Michiganders since 1928. This attractive albeit unusual suburban playhouse draws in thousands of visitors from all over the state during its classic movie showings. See some of the best films that range from original silent pictures to the legends of the 40s, 50s and 60s, and even some cult classics of the 90s as well as organ concerts before the showings.

The Fillmore Detroit
The Fillmore Detroit

2115 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48201   Directions

(313) 961-5451

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Near the Fox Theatre, you’ll find The Fillmore Detroit. This mixed-use entertainment hotspot hosts the most popular music acts in the city, from rock and pop to blues and alternative. Immerse yourself in this musical experience at this gorgeous venue complete with cabaret-style terraced seating, a dance floor, a nostalgic rock poster wall and original Fillmore chandeliers.

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