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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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Detroit, Michigan
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153 reviews 153 reviews
27 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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3 attraction reviews
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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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145 reviews 145 reviews
48 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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
33 helpful votes 33 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
3 attraction reviews
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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11 reviews 11 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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154 reviews 154 reviews
22 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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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YPSILANTI
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

The stadium-style high rise seating with no visual obstructions affords a good view of the stage for the entire audience. Great for dance and multi-media shows. Hill Auditorium a block away is better for acoustic music like the symphony or an capella group.

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