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Detroit Opera House

1526 Broadway St, Detroit, MI 48226-2196
+1 313-961-3500
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The old Grand Circus Theater was transformed into this opera house.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1526 Broadway St, Detroit, MI 48226-2196
+1 313-961-3500
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yesterday we were privy to a wedding ceremony on the SkyDeck rooftop of the Opera house. They had a great bar set up , a little stage for the nuptials vows, and great view of the skyline. The deck is ample to hold over 100...More

Thank CarolineinTroy
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Awesome place - very historic, beautiful inside & out. The ceremony was inside on the grand stairs and the reception outside on the rooftop. Perfect! I suggest anyone go and check it out with views of baseball stadium and downtown on the roof and history...More

1  Thank Keith M
Reviewed 19 June 2017

I wasn't lucky enough to see a performance as the season had finished but we were given a tour of this beautiful building by a very informative guide called Michael. If you love stunning architecture or are fascinated by the costumes and how they put...More

1  Thank 193trishb
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Great house, offers up everything from operas, ballet, Broadway to school graduations. About 2700 seats, almost all are good.

Thank Roadside_US
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

I've been here a few times. Concerts and plays. It is beautiful, the sound is great. I wish they would book more rock concerts here, i would go all the time.

Thank Randy F
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I have been to many performances here and they have all been wonderful! Ushers are kind, professional, and gracious. Operas, Broadway musicals, and dance events are breathtaking with the lighting and orchestra. Arrive early for downtown Detroit parking.

Thank Shannon C
Reviewed 9 March 2017

My husband & I went to see the Lion King. A childhood dream! I teared up three times from excitement. We were fortunate to get inexpensive front row! tickets. Inside the opera house is gorgeous. Loved it. All the employees were friendly and helpful. I...More

Thank Shanna M
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Had left in plenty of time for Common Ground Dance Company only to discover gridlock with those attending the Monster Trucks at the Ford. Unbelievable!! And because my sister had the tickets and parking voucher, we finally parked at Eastern Market and drove the other...More

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The venue is absolutely beautiful. Lovely chandeliers and decor. Seats were less than comfortable though. They are very small and i am not a large person, but it is hard to cross your legs while sitting in the seat. Lion King was awesome!

Thank TravelLover985
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Me and my wife saw Lion King years ago in Vegas, so when we saw that the Lion King was coming to Detroit we wanted to take our kids. We got there early and I am glad we did. We met an usher while we...More

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Gloria Z
10 February 2017|
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Response from James M | Reviewed this property |
On Broadway, one block South of Grand Circus Park.
8 January 2017|
Response from Tarainjag | Reviewed this property |
not enough if there is a sold out crowd. we paid $30 to park in their lot! that is crazy expensive especially after paying all that money for tickets. there are several parking garages and lots that you could walk to the... More
28 August 2016|
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Response from hb4president | Reviewed this property |
How old are the children and his tall? Usually the view from the higher levels are good but it will depend on the ages and height of your children if they will be able to see over the rails or not.