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Fox Theatre

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Address: 2211 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201-3467
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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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Small classic theater with a lot of history

Saw the show "RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles" at the Fox and it was a perfect place for this type of show. The venue is gorgeous and the staff is very helpful. Was informed during... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Saw the show "RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles" at the Fox and it was a perfect place for this type of show. The venue is gorgeous and the staff is very helpful. Was informed during the show I was at that iconic entertainers like Elvis and Chuck Berry performed at this venue in the 50's, so it's got history... More 

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Thank Chris D
New Providence, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The theater is a thing of beauty. It has been so beautifully restored. The chandelier in the center of the ceiling in theater is magnificent. I also really liked the architecture and all of the art Deco finishing touches. Seeing a concert in this theater is such a pleasure.

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Thank Ramadama
Fostoria, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think everyone who is able should see a show here. Just for the ambiance of the Fox. It's a great old fashioned relic. We've seen a few plays and concerts here and it's always impressive. Most recently we saw Michael Jackson Live. The venue is small enough that you feel close to all the action and yet its grand... More 

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canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the Fox theatre! First of all, it is just gorgeous. Also, I like that it's small...we were on the main floor in the very last row and we still had a perfect view. The ushers were all helpful and friendly. Snacks (warm roasted almonds...mmmmm) and beverages are available.

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DeWitt, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1st visit to the theater - I was given tickets to see Rick Springfield & Richard Marx. This theater is just gorgeous on the inside! Pictures are one thing, but seeing it in person is way better! And while there were many friendly staff, they sure didn't do too much about the obnoxious convert goers on this evening. Instead they... More 

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Thank SheriK2
Commerce Township, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Got to see our friends son in the show. Awesome venue. A must!! You need to see a show here. You will love it!!

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Thank GManEagle
Clinton Township, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We have been there a few times for concerts, one being Diana Ross. The theatre is so beautiful and it sounds amazing!

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Thank krickert87
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous - if you love photographing great buildings (like I do), this one is a must. I suggest capturing day and night pics. Also - see a show while you're there 😉

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Thank Barbie A
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

The Fox Theatre is an absolutely beautiful venue with great acoustics. Must see live performances here!

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Thank Sarah K
Grandville, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This is a great venue, we had seats toward the back of the main floor and could see and hear Jon Oliver perfectly. The seats are a bit tight if you have a big guy next to you like I did but otherwise comfy enough. The staff is pretty efficient in showing you to your seats. Getting inside took a... More 

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