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Michigan Opera Theatre

Michigan Opera Theatre is the premier multi-disciplined producer and presenter for opera, musical theater and dance in the Great Lakes region. Based in the city of Detroit, the organization engages artists of national and international stature for stellar main stage and outreach performances, and provides compelling cultural enrichment programs for the diverse audiences and communities that it serves, making it one of Detroit’s pillars of arts and culture.

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Detroit Opera House
1526 Broadway
Detroit, MI 48226

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Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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