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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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Regional premiere of ‘Daddy Long Legs’ at The Dio opens April 5

Preview March 24, 2018
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The Dio opens season with ‘Murder at the Howard Johnson’s’ February 1

Preview January 25, 2018
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Jacob Marley is the star at Dio’s ‘Christmas Carol’

Review November 27, 2017
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Dio does ‘Jacob Marley’ for the holidays; opens November 24

Preview November 09, 2017
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Dio’s ‘Great American Trailer Park’ is thought provoking and funny

Review August 27, 2017
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