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The Dio – Dining and Entertainment

The Dio – Dining & Entertainment is Southeast Michigan’s premier dinner theater, combining new and classic works with a family-style buffet dinner.

Founded by Steve DeBruyne and Matthew Tomich, The Dio has produced several popular shows, including “Violet,” “Dracula,” “Bus Stop” and “Always A Bridesmaid,” as well as original works including “Home For The Holidays.”

The Dio’s shows have received multiple Wilde Awards and nominations including Best Musical, Best Actress in a Musical, Best Actor in a Musical, Best Music Director in a Musical.

The Dio

Performance address:

177 E. Main St.
Pinckney, MI 48169

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Box office hours:

Monday - Saturday: Noon - 2 p.m.

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‘Steel Magnolias’ is a triumph at The Dio

Review February 06, 2019
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The Dio opens 6th season with “Steel Magnolias” February 1

Preview January 21, 2019
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Dio patrons revel in sold-out ‘Trailer Park’

Review November 26, 2018
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Dio celebrates with ‘The Great American Trailer Park Musical”; opens November 23

Preview November 17, 2018
PINCKNEY—The Dio – Dining & Entertainment, returns to Armadillo Acres with The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical, with music and lyrics by David Nehls,... Continue Reading

The Dio has a very ‘Wild Party’

Review August 26, 2018
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