“Pretty Woman” stops a while at the Fisher Theatre
Pretty woman. Those two words may bring a couple of things to mind. First, you may start humming the iconic song by Roy Orbison, or you may be thinking about the classic rom-com starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere. Both the movie and the song have inspired a new stage production that is making a stop at the Fisher Theatre from November 2nd through November 14th.
Proof of vaccination required for all Broadway in Detroit shows beginning with ‘Rent’ farewell tour
DETROIT - Broadway musicals will return to Detroit in 2021 with numerous safety protocols in place for anyone attending the productions. Beginning with the “Rent” 25th anniversary farewell tour at the Fisher Theatre on October 19, proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test within 72 hours of a performance will be required for anyone wishing to sit in the audience. All Broadway in Detroit event staff will also be required to be fully vaccinated and will be masked at every performance. The guide will also be posted on the Broadway in Detroit website and will be available at the Fisher Theatre box office. All Broadway in Detroit venues now have upgraded HVAC systems with MERV 13 filters, increased cleaning and disinfecting protocols.mlive.com
National treasure and culotte-loving author David Sedaris brings 'Calypso' to Detroit's Fisher Theatre
click to enlarge Ingrid ChristieDavid Sedaris, Fisher Theatre, Oct. 23. Though, in recent years, Sedaris has come under scrutiny due in part to writer Alex Heard , who fact-checked some of Sedaris work in 2007 only to discover some of his published essays involved exaggerated accounts with fictitious characters. Fast forward to Sedaris 11th collection of essays, 2018s(which reveals that Sedaris owns not one butpairs of culottes), and no one seems to care much as to how fanciful his memories of personal accounts might be. Oh, and hes never used Twitter, a fact that should automatically make him better than 99.9 percent of the writing world. Get our top picks for the best events in Detroit every Thursday morning.metrotimes.com
The 5 best performing arts spots in Detroit
Searching for the best performing arts options near you? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top performing arts spots around Detroit, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture next time you're in the market for performing arts. Located at 17360 Lahser Road, the cinema and performing arts spot is the highest-rated performing arts spot in Detroit, boasting five stars out of 99 reviews on Yelp. Detroit Opera HousePHOTO: DETROIT OPERA HOUSE/YELPNext up is downtown's Detroit Opera House, situated at 1526 Broadway With 4.5 stars out of 108 reviews on Yelp, the performing arts and opera and ballet spot has proven to be a local favorite. Stop by 2301 Woodward Ave. to hit up the cinema and performing arts spot next time you're in the mood.