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Address: 2211 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201
Phone Number: +1 313-471-3200
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Description: Detroit's crown jewel, the Fox Theatre, has played host to some of the...
Detroit's crown jewel, the Fox Theatre, has played host to some of the biggest names in show business and holds its ground as one of the top-grossing theaters of its size in the nation.
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Love this place!

I've been to this theatre 5 times, and the most recent time was to see Jackie Evancho. The other shows were 2 concerts of "Radio City Christmas Spectacular," a "Sesame Street Live... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
Lydia B
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Ann Arbor
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Ann Arbor
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I've been to this theatre 5 times, and the most recent time was to see Jackie Evancho. The other shows were 2 concerts of "Radio City Christmas Spectacular," a "Sesame Street Live performance, and an Il Volo concert!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Buying tickets from the fox theatre is not worth it...especially when they are not giving you the best seats available and your paying your had earned money for good seats... Hello ticketmaster!!!

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Berkshires, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Walking into this place is like walking into a dream. Gorgeous architecture and stunning renovations. I was there for a music concert but was more taken away and impressed by the building. Jaw dropping interior beauty. Intricate sculptures built into the walls and ceiling. Truly meditative and almost spiritual art deco. During the concert there was lots of booze for... More 

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Novi, Michigan
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132 reviews 132 reviews
36 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We went to see a concert. The venue is so lovely. The concert was great, but I could just sit and look at this building. So very, very well restored. They have a lot of staff to help you find your seat. I don't like the fact that you can purchase food and drinks to eat in the seats, it... More 

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Dearborn, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

The good: Breathtaking theater and the performance of the Russian Ballet The Nutcracker was absolutely spectacular and really added to our Christmas holiday. We sat in the Mezzanine balcony and it was great to have a bar and bathroom right there. Great view of the stage below. Much better seats than the main floor and less expensive. Now the bad:... More 

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Southeast Michigan
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

You must get to the theater AT LEAST 30 minutes early due to long, poorly organized, and cold lines to get into the building and through security. I learned this the hard way the last time I saw a show at the Fox and so got there very early today for the Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker (disappointing show). Long... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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236 reviews 236 reviews
47 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

One of the best places to see a concert or performance. Great acoustics in a gorgeous building. May be one of the best in the country. Have seen a handful of concerts here and have enjoyed it every time. Worth a stop even if just to see it. Ideally, you could catch a great musician here. Bigger on the inside... More 

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Novi, Michigan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We were at the front door at 7:15pm for an 8:00pm show Saturday Dec. 13, 2014. The featured star was Terry Fator. His show was terrific. The theatre service was terrible. We finally got seated at 8:15pm and the show was already started. We were seated in the 3rd row from the stage in the most uncomfortable seats I have... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We haven't been to the Fox Theater in several years. They are now scanning (think airport). We stood in line outside the theater in the cold waiting to get through the scanner. I didn't quite understand it either since our purses were passed outside the scanner to an usher as we walked through the scanner. What's the point of that?... More 

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Mount Clemens, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Just a beautiful, restored historic theater. Great place to see a play and have a night out. Surrounding area has a lot of drink and dining options also

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