Places of Interest & Seating Charts
Places of Interest
Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase
314 East Liberty • Ann Arbor • 734-996-9080
Our intentions to provide the best in rising talent are proven, as you may recognize some of the big stars that have performed on our stage, such as Tim Allen, Drew Carey, Rosie O’Donnell, Chris Titus, Ellen DeGeneres, Soupy Sales, Paula Poundstone, Elayne Boosler, Rita Rudner and Father Guido Sarducci, to name a few.
ANN ARBOR HANDS–ON MUSEUM
220 E Ann • Ann Arbor • 734-995-5439
The mission of the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum is to provide an opportunity for people of all ages to discover and enjoy the wonder of science, math and technology in an interactive environment that promotes science literacy through experimentation, exploration and education.
Automotive Hall of Fame
21400 Oakwood • Dearborn • 313-240-4000
The Automotive Hall of Fame is both a visitor attraction and an educational resource for inspiring others to higher levels of achievement in their own work and lives. Visitors will experience automotive history through visual and interactive exhibits, automobiles and authentic artifacts.
Detroit • 313-628-2081
Belle Isle offers the Golf Range, Nature Zoo, Fishing and Picnicking, Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory, The Dossin Great Lakes Museum and
Floral Clock & Scott Fountain.
Charles H Wright Museum of AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY
315 E Warren • Detroit • 313-494-5800
This 120,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility is the largest African American historical museum in the world. The museum documents, preserves and educates the public on the history, life and culture of African Americans.
6134 Second • Detroit • 313-873-8100
Exhibits, programs, workshops and planetarium demonstrations are featured within this picturesque mansion. Displays include a bird room and Silverbolt,
a horse sculpture made of automobile bumpers.
City Theater in Hockeytown Café
2301 Woodward • Detroit • 313-471-3400
Hockeytown Café boasts a full bar, extensive menu,
as well as a variety of shows and events. A great place
to see the face-off, kick-off or tip-off.
Cobo conference exhibition Center
1 Washington • Detroit • 313-877-8777
Cobo Center is one of the largest convention centers in the nation. Built by the City of Detroit, it originally opened in
1960 and named Cobo Hall in honor of former Detroit
Mayor Albert E. Cobo 1950-1957).
1459 Bagley • Detroit
Historic Corktown is located in downtown Detroit, west of Michigan Ave. Former home to Historic Tiger Stadium and turn of the century brick buildings. Visitors can enjoy taverns, pubs and dance clubs.
Cranbrook Art Museum
39221 N Woodward • Bloomfield Hills • 248-645-3323
Exhibitions of contemporary art by well-known artists are featured. The Cranbrook Collection highlights art work by the academy’s faculty and students.
Cranbrook Institute of Science
39221 N Woodward • Bloomfield Hills • 248-645-3209
Each year over 200,000 people visit Michigan’s premier natural history museum to watch the stars come out in the planetarium, observe the live bats, and participate in many annual events. From our Bat Zone to a towering T-Rex, the institute offers an environment that raises questions, encourages investigation and guides visitors to the answers.
Detroit Artists’ Market
4719 Woodward • Detroit • 313-832-8540
Open Wednesday through Sunday, this market / gallery has featured works by Michigan artists for more than 70 years.
DETROIT HISTORICAL MUSEUM
5401 Woodward • Detroit • 313-833-1805
The museum features a costume gallery, changing exhibits and the Streets of Old Detroit, which chronicles three historic periods of the city. The Sunday Strolls program gives historic background to parts of Detroit.
detroit RENAISSANCE CENTER
400 Renaissance Drive • Detroit • 313-568-8000
Located on Detroit’s riverfront the Rennaissance Center is the
tallest building and home to the GM World Headquarters.
Enjoy the restaurants and shopping.
DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTs
5200 Woodward • Detroit • 313-833-7900
Open: Wed – Sun. The DIA displays works by Rembrandt, Picasso, Matisse and Van Gogh. Other features include the nation’s largest collection of
historic puppets and the four-wall mural by Diego Rivera entitled Detroit Industry. The DIA also sponsors special events and programs such as Friday nights at the DIA.
Detroit SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Hall
3711 Woodward • Detroit • 313-576-5111
Features world-renowned symphony orchestra presenting the Young People’s Concert Series, guest soloists and jazz, pop, chamber and classical music concerts.
8450 W 10 Mile • Royal Oak • 248-398-0900
Displays include the chimpanzee exhibit, the penguinarium, the walk-through aviary, a reptile house, the indoor rhino and the Polar Bear Arctic Ring of Life Exhibit. The Detroit Zoo is open year-round.
2934 Russell • Detroit • 313-833-9300
Since 1892 • Open Year-Round • Fruits and vegetables, fresh meats and poultry, gourmet foods, fine wines and flowers are all available at this 11-acre, open-air market.
Edsel and Eleanor Ford House
1100 Lake Shore • Grosse Pointe Shores • 313-884-4222
The Edsel and Eleanor Ford House hosts events, exhibitions, lecture series, childrens’ programs and a video presentation. Visitors will also find the playhouse, a gallery shop, a tea room, gardens and a pool house on the grounds of the estate. Tours are available.
3011 West Grand • Detroit • 313-872-1000
The Fisher Theatre opened as a movie and vaudeville house on November 11, 1928. It featured Mexican-Indian art, banana trees, a goldfish pond and wandering macaws that audience members fed by hand.
Remodeled as a live theatre in 1961 under management of the Nederlander Theatrical Corporation, the Fisher
is now adorned with marble, Indian rosewood and walnut paneling, and crystal and bronze decorative
work. The original 3,500 seats were scaled down to
2,089 to ensure an intimate atmosphere and
2211 Woodward Avenue • Detroit • 313-983-6611
The Fox Theatre was the crown jewel of Detroit’s theater district during the first quarter of the 20th Century playing host to some of the biggest names in show business and showing first-runs of some of the greatest films in history. The Fox Theatre has played host to some of the greatest names in entertainment including Louis Armstrong, Cab Calloway, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Stevie Wonder and Diana Ross
333 Madison Avenue • Detroit • 313-963-9800
The restored Gem, renown for professional
theatre productions and restaurant, the Gem & Century also offer you one of Detroit’s most historic, unique
and intimate locations.
Monroe Ave • Detroit
Located between St. Antoine and Beaubien. Visitors can enjoy shops, restaurants, bakeries and a taste of authentic Greek cuisine in Greektown.
GREEKTOWN Casino Hotel
555 Lafayette • Detroit • 313-223-2999
Opened in late 2000, the casino itself is a bright, airy
two-floor adaptation of the former “Trapper’s Alley” shopping area. A live entertainment lounge and a
high-roller room occupy space on the second floor.
Grosse Pointe Historical
History Research Center
381 Kercheval Avenue – Suite 2 • Grosse Pointe Farms • 313-884-7010
The Alfred B. and Ruth S. Moran Resource Center welcomes visitors with scholarly or personal interest in the history of Grosse Pointe. The Center houses numerous books, maps, manuscripts, newspaper and magazine clippings, genealogical materials, and other Grosse Pointe memorabilia. Open Tuesday and Wednesday 10:00 am – 12:30 pm & 1:30 – 4:00 p.m.
376 Kercheval Avenue • Grosse Pointe Farms • 313-884-7010
The Provencal-Weir House, c. 1823: This landmark Greek Revival farmhouse is believed to be the community’s oldest surviving residence. It was built circa 1823 by Pierre Provencal on a site near Provencal and Lake Shore Roads. The Society completed restoration of the house in 1996. It is now the site of numerous events that recreate life in the early days of Grosse Pointe.
Second Saturdays from 1 – 4pm, Closed July and August. Group tours by appointment.
HENRY FORD ESTATE
4901 Evergreen • Dearborn • 313-593-5590
Open to the public in 1978, the large, Marblehead limestone house resembles Scottish Baronial style, but blends English Gothic with Prairie styles.
HENRY FORD GREENFIELD VILLAGE & MUSEUM
20900 Oakwood Blvd • Dearborn • 313-982-6001
Plan to spend an entire day at the Henry Ford museum while you are enveloped in history. This museum was built around Henry Ford’s true gift to the American people – innovation.
Henry Ford I-Max Theater
20900 Oakwood Boulevard • Dearborn • 313-271-1570
Our IMAX motion picture projection system, invented and developed by Imax Corporation, is the finest motion picture projection system in the world. Images of unsurpassed size, clarity, and impact, enhanced by a superb specially-designed six-channel, multi-speaker sound system, are projected onto our giant rectangular screen which is eight stories wide (84 feet) and six stories tall (62 feet). Our IMAX Theatre is the largest IMAX Theatre in the State of Michigan having the capability to show both 2D and 3D IMAX films. Seating capacity is 440 for 2D, 410 for 3D, and is fully handicapped accessible in accordance with ADA regulations.
Hillberry & Bonstelle Theaters
3424 Woodward Avenue • Detroit • 313-577-2960
The Bonstelle Theatre is Wayne State University’s 1200 seat broadway-style theatre where the undergraduate company performs. It was originally built in 1902 as the Temple
Beth-El and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. Today, the department produces four shows a year ranging from Shakespeare to musicals to world premiere hip hop adaptations.
Holocaust Memorial Center
6602 W Maple • West Bloomfield • 248-553-2400
The nation’s first freestanding museum, dedicated to the memory of the Holocaust in its new, expanded home.
Beyond exhibits from the former facility in West Bloomfield, the museum features extensive new material, much of which uses state-of-the-art display techniques, to enhance and extend the scope of our message.
Joey’s Comedy Club
36071 Plymouth Road • Livonia • 734-261-0555
Joey’s Comedy Club is the Midwest’s Premiere Comedy Club, featuring the best in live Stand-Up Comedians from new York to Los Angeles. Our beautiful showroom is located upstairs in Kicker’s “Total Entertainment Complex”.
Macomb Center for the performing arts
44575 Garfield Road • Clinton Twp • 586-286-2222
The Art Gallery at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts
is used for the display of a diversified selection of visual arts featuring the work of local, national and international artists. Macomb Center for the Performing Arts (MCPA)
is a full service public assembly facility geared toward the
education and appreciation of art for audiences of all ages.
Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle
310 South Troy • Royal Oak • 248-542-9900
Mark Ridley opened the Comedy Castle in January 1979. Tim Allen and Dave Coulier got their start on open mic in February of that year; Mike Binder was the club’s very first headliner.
Masonic Temple Theater
500 Temple Street • Detroit • 313-832-7100
Since the Masonic Temple first opened its doors in 1926, it has been a major contributor to Detroit City’s cultural life and a dynamic economic engine for the region, hosting visitors from around the globe. The largest Masonic Temple in the world displaying unparalleled architectural design.
MEADOW BROOK hall
480 South Adams • Rochester • 248-364-6200
Meadowbrook Hall is often described as an American castle. It is the former residence of Oakland University founders Matilda Dodge Wilson, widow of automobile pioneer John Dodge, and her second husband, lumber broker Alfred G. Wilson.
Meadow brook theater
207 Wilson Hall • Rochester Hills • 248-377-3300
Founded on Oakland University’s campus in 1967, Meadow Brook Theatre is Michigan’s largest non-profit producing professional theatre. Meadow Brook Theatre offers award-winning productions, incredible intimacy, excellent sight lines, superior acoustics and much more.
MGM grand Casino hotel
1777 Third Street • Detroit • 877-888-2121
Housed in the former IRS building, the MGM Grand is conveniently located in downtown Detroit. Featuring photos & decor of the MGM stars of the 30s 40s, 50s and 60s.
Michigan OPERA THEATRE
1526 Broadway • Detroit • 313-961-3500
The Michigan Opera Theatre presents both classical
and non-traditional grand opera, operetta and
musical theater in the Detroit Opera House at
Motor city Casino hotel
2901 Grand River • Detroit • 313-237-7711
The theme of the Motor City Casino celebrates the industry and the city that put the world on wheels.
Museum of contemporary Art in Detroit
4454 Woodward • Detroit • 313-832-6622
The mission of the Museum of Contemporary Art is to present art at the forefront of contemporary culture. As a non-collecting institution, MOCAD is responsive to the cultural content of our time, fueling crucial dialogue, collaboration and public engagement.
Walter P Chrysler Museum
One Chrysler • Auburn Hills • 888-456-1924
Celebrating the proud American heritage of an automotive original, the 55,000-square-foot Walter P. Chrysler Museum features three stories of more than 65 antique, custom and concept vehicles interspersed with interactive displays and historical exhibits that tell the story of the automaker’s contributions to automotive design, technology and innovation, as well as the automobile’s impact on American culture.
1 Washington Blvd
2100 Woodward, Detroit
Tigers’ owner Mike Illitch played a direct role in designing the facility which
incorporates a carousel, ferris wheel and a mammoth water feature in center field. Visit the decade-by-decade pedestrian museum enveloping the main concourse. These are just a few examples of what awaits fans at
Comerica Park in downtown Detroit.
DTE ENERGY MUSIC THEATER
Pine Knob Rd, Clarkston
2000 Brush, Detroit
The Lions’ home is an incomparable 65,000 seat facility.
Ford Field includes a giant glass wall revealing the picturesque
Detroit skyline and the old Hudson’s Warehouse, which was built in 1920.
The massive project encompasses a total of
1.85 million square feet of development.
2211 Woodward, Detroit
313-983-6611 • 313-471-3200
JOE LOUIS ARENA
600 Civic Center, Detroit
The Joe Louis Arena is the home of the Detroit Red Wings. When the Wings
are away or the hockey season is over, the “Joe” is a multi-purpose
entertainment venue which hosts everything from figure skating
championships to rock concerts.
Macomb Center for the Performing Arts
44575 Garfield Road,
Ticket Office 586-286-2222
University of Michigan Stadium
University of Michigan
Michigan State University Stadium
Spartan Athletic Tickets
The Palace is host to the Detroit Pistons and the Detroit Shock teams.
It is also known for its numerous concerts and special events such
as wrestling, boxing, sno-cross, ice shows, circuses, rodeos, seminars,
clinics, graduations and many other family shows and events.