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Address: 121 South Fletcher, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Phone Number: 734 763 3333
Description: A 1,400-seat theatre that frequently hosts a wide range of performances...
A 1,400-seat theatre that frequently hosts a wide range of performances including ballet, live music and plays.
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Still a good place to see a play

This 1970's landmark is still a good place to see a play or concert. The nice walk to the center through a very pretty part of UofM campus is worth savoring. Plan to allow for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2014
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Detroit, Michigan
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Michigan
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149 reviews 149 reviews
34 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Ann Arbor really should be able to find the dollars to design and build a larger modern replacement for this facility. New seating would be welcome. The sterile concrete walls with concrete form lines just does not fit with a fine arts facility. Rest rooms down the basement? And poorly laid out. Come on.. "The Music Man" production just put... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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164 reviews 164 reviews
28 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

This 1970's landmark is still a good place to see a play or concert. The nice walk to the center through a very pretty part of UofM campus is worth savoring. Plan to allow for time parking and walking.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Fantastic performance. Kaila Medieros is one to watch ... she played the innkeepers wife and stole the show. As adorable as young Cossette was, that was hard to do! Wonderful theater space, as good or better as any on Broadway.

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Michigan
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66 reviews 66 reviews
22 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This is always a place to see great theater and dance performances with some big name entertainers as well as productions by university departments.

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Glasgow, Scotland
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69 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Lots of different artists and productions. Pretty much, all good seats. Close parking. Easy walk to good restaurants and shopping on UM campus.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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152 reviews 152 reviews
56 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This theater give some great performances. They always seem to have something good going on there and the prices are very reasonable.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Great venue for wide variety of performing arts. We raised our daughter in A2, and throughout her childhood she had the opportunity to see Broadway stars in concert, the Royal Shakespeare Company in residence, Baryshnikov in solo dance tour, various bands, you name it. Along with Rackham Auditorium, U of M has the best performance venues in the Midwest, and... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This venue is a great place to see any concert of performance. I like the wide range of entertainment available year round.

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Saline, Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

There really isn't a bad seat here. The place is small enough to feel close to the performers but big enough for larger productions.

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Holland, Ohio
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160 reviews 160 reviews
24 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

We were invited to attend a concert of Pink Martini and found the theatre excellent. All of the seats are good and the way it was built gives everyone a clear view of the stage. The sound is great and the seats comfortable. We were very impressed with the theatre, and if you ever get a chance to hear Pink... More 

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