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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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Monday - Saturday: Noon - 2 p.m.

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An Act of God at Dio Dining & Entertainment June 14-July 21

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