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Detroit Opera House

1526 Broadway, Detroit, MI, USA
Seats (approximate)
2736

ABOUT THIS THEATRE

Description

Located on the corners of Broadway Street and Madison Street at Grand Circus Park, the theater now known as the Detroit Opera House was originally opened January 12, 1922, as the Capitol Theater. At the time of its gala premiere, the 4,250-seat theater claimed to be the fifth largest in the world.

Frozen
Sep 08, 2021 - Sep 19, 2021
Musical Original Comedy
Ain't Too Proud
Jan 27, 2021 - Feb 07, 2021
Musical Original
Jesus Christ Superstar
Feb 04, 2020 - Feb 09, 2020
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Musical Revival Drama
The Phantom of the Opera
Jan 24, 2019 - Feb 03, 2019
Musical Original Drama
Aladdin
Dec 12, 2018 - Jan 13, 2019
Musical Original
Wicked - Munchkinland
Aug 08, 2018 - Sep 02, 2018
Music by Stephen Schwartz; Book by Winnie Holzman; Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Musical Original
An American in Paris
Nov 28, 2017 - Dec 10, 2017
Musical Original
The Lion King - Gazelle
Feb 01, 2017 - Feb 26, 2017
Music by Elton John; Book by Irene Mecchi, Roger Allers; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Musical Original
The Phantom of the Opera
Jan 11, 2017 - Jan 22, 2017
Musical Original Drama
Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella
Feb 16, 2016 - Feb 28, 2016
Music by Richard Rodgers; New Book by Douglas Carter Beane; Original Book by Oscar Hammerstein II; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Musical Original
Newsies The Musical
Dec 15, 2015 - Dec 27, 2015
Music by Alan Menken; Book by Harvey Fierstein; Lyrics by Jack Feldman
Musical Original Comedy
Wicked - Munchkinland
Dec 10, 2014 - Jan 04, 2015
Music by Stephen Schwartz; Book by Winnie Holzman; Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Musical Original
Musical Original Comedy
The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
Mar 04, 2014 - Mar 09, 2014
Music by George Gershwin; Musical Score Adapted by Diedre Murray; Lyrics by Dorothy Heyward, DuBose Heyward, Ira Gershwin
Musical Revival Opera
The Lion King - Gazelle
Feb 12, 2013 - Mar 10, 2013
Music by Elton John; Book by Irene Mecchi, Roger Allers; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Musical Original
American Idiot
Jan 17, 2012 - Jan 22, 2012
Musical Original
Wicked - Munchkinland
Dec 06, 2011 - Jan 01, 2012
Music by Stephen Schwartz; Book by Winnie Holzman; Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Musical Original
Mary Poppins
Dec 17, 2010 - Jan 02, 2011
Musical Original Spectacle
Young Frankenstein
Feb 23, 2010 - Mar 14, 2010
Music by Mel Brooks; Book by Mel Brooks, Thomas Meehan; Lyrics by Mel Brooks
Musical Original Comedy
Musical Original Drama
Rent - Mark
Feb 17, 2009 - Feb 22, 2009
Music by Jonathan Larson; Book by Jonathan Larson; Lyrics by Jonathan Larson
Musical Original Drama
Wicked - Emerald City
Dec 09, 2008 - Jan 04, 2009
Music by Stephen Schwartz; Book by Winnie Holzman; Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Musical Original
The Lion King - Gazelle
Nov 29, 2007 - Jan 06, 2008
Music by Elton John; Book by Irene Mecchi, Roger Allers; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Musical Original
Fame
Mar 13, 2001 - Mar 18, 2001
Music by Steve Margoshes; Book by José Fernandez; Lyrics by Jacques Levy
Musical Original
Rent - Benny
Nov 23, 2000 - Dec 03, 2000
Music by Jonathan Larson; Book by Jonathan Larson; Lyrics by Jonathan Larson
Musical Original Drama
Sunset Boulevard
Mar 02, 1999 - Mar 21, 1999
Musical Original
Chicago
Sep 22, 1998 - Oct 11, 1998
Music by John Kander; Book by Bob Fosse, Fred Ebb; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Musical Revival Comedy
Dreamgirls
Mar 03, 1998 - Mar 22, 1998
Music by Henry Krieger; Book by Tom Eyen; Lyrics by Tom Eyen
Musical Revival
Peter Pan
Jan 20, 1998 - Jan 25, 1998
Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh
Musical Revival Comedy
A Chorus Line
Dec 24, 1996 - Dec 29, 1996
Musical Revival Drama
West Side Story
Nov 12, 1996 - Nov 24, 1996
Music by Leonard Bernstein; Book by Arthur Laurents; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Musical Revival Drama
Carousel
Sep 24, 1996 - Oct 13, 1996
Musical Revival Drama