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Fox Theater Building

2111 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226
313-596-3200
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Ranked #2 of 22 Activities in Detroit
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
Traveler Description: The Fox Theatre is a 1928 movie palace and performing arts center located at 2211 Woodward Avenue in downtown Detroit, Michigan. Located within the... more »
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The Fox Theater in Detroit is a unblemished jewel glittering in the urban desert of downtown D. True, we see some new signs of life, with gutsy young people moving in, taking advantage of the cheaper property values. New stores and restaurants are great, but the amazing history imbued in the Fox is what makes Detroit special. Knowing that this... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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37 reviews 37 reviews
3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The detail in the the historical theatre has been fully restored. Amazing rich detail. The sound of Beck and his band were clear and reverberated in one's chest. Rockin!

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Southfield
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I've been here several times and I have enjoyed myself every time. Its beautiful to look at and the staff is nice. I love this place.

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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136 reviews 136 reviews
44 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The building is truly magnificent. I don't care what is playing the experience of being in the Fox is amazing. I have seen many different productions over the years and each has been memorable just due to this great venue.

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

I've been here many times over the years for children's shows, concerts, comedy shows, and more. I saw Janet Jackson here a few years ago, and most recently I saw The Moscow Ballet's version of The Nutcracker. It's a beautiful historic theater, one of my favorites in Downtown Detroit. It is centrally located very close to Comerica Park and HockeyTown... More

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Windsor, Canada
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27 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

My wife and I saw Stomp this past weekend at the Fox Theatre in Detroit. We had amazing seats, 2nd row, orchestra pit, almost too close. I had to dodge some water a couple of times. What an amazing show! I HIGHLY recommend this show to anyone if you have a chance to see it. The Fox Theatre is such... More

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northern michigan
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Fox Theater was an easy in and out and it was a great show for the kids too. We had a fun time. Drinks are not cheap. The architecture in the Fox is amazing. The sound system is incredible too.

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Troy
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

This review was truly amazing. A variety of acts, great for children "of any age" that love acrobatics. Although I'm generally not fond of the Circus this was a great holiday outing with the kids. They loved it. Trapeze artists, fast clothing change illusionists....truly perplexing.....how do they change in a split second? The singing was very good and it was... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Beautiful building kept up the way Detroit should be. Top name acts still have a place to perform in the city. Walking distance to many other attractions.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

One of the most beautiful theaters in Detroit. The Fox attracts some big name acts/shows but regardless of what is showing the Theater is worth a visit, and the Comerica Ballpark is right across the street.

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