Detroit’s Fall Theater Schedule is Worth Getting Excited About

Even if you’ve never been to see live theater before, the 2016 fall schedule for shows coming to Detroit will make you want to finally catch a musical.

The lineups from the likes of Fisher Theatre, Detroit Public Theatre, Purple Rose Theatre, Matrix Theatre and Fox Theatre has a ton of award-winning and exceptional plays and musicals, including:

  • The Book of Mormon
  • Murder Ballad
  • Morning After Grace (World Premier)
  • 2.5 Minute Ride
  • A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder
  • Elf The Musical
  • And quite a few more

It truly seems there’s more to love about Detroit and Michigan everyday, so when not getting dressed up to attend a show, we have some cool shirts, hoodies and accessories celebrating the area you might want to check out.


The fall theater season in Metro Detroit promises productions featuring lots of murder, love, shifting identities and great music. Here is a look at the lineups at five of the area’s larger professional theaters — the Fisher, Detroit Public, Matrix, Purple Rose and Fox.
Fisher Theatre
The Fisher Theater will kick off its season Oct. 4 with the dark comedy, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” which won the 2014 Tony for Best Musical.
“It’s like ‘Downton Abbey’ meets ‘Criminal Minds,’ ” says Alan Lichtenstein, executive director of Nederlander Detroit. “The gentleman in question is seventh in line for the earlship, and figures out clever ways to kill all his relatives — and singing while he’s doing it.”
“The Book of Mormon,” the irreverent musical, returns to Detroit for a run Nov. 1-13. Continue Reading

Top image from A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder by Joan Marcus

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