Calendar Events Archive - Detroit Opera

Opera in the Parks 2022

Detroit Opera in partnership with Detroit Parks & Recreation presents our 2022 Opera In The Parks concert series! Enjoy a free one-hour performance from members of our Touring Ensemble, including an accessible mix of favorites from Opera, Broadway and the American Songbook! Check the schedule on the right to learn more! In Partnership with

Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations

AUGUST 9 – 28, 2022 Tuesday – Saturday at 8:00pm Sunday Evenings at 7:30pm Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:00pm Ain’t Too Proud is the electrifying, new smash-hit Broadway musical that follows The Temptations’ extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. With their signature dance moves and silky-smooth harmonies, they …

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My Fair Lady

JULY 12-24, 2022 Tuesday – Saturday at 8:00pm Sunday Evenings at 7:30pm Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:00pm From Lincoln Center Theater that brought you The King & I and South Pacific, comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly), Lerner & Loewe’s MY FAIR LADY.  Director Bartlett Sher’s …

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“X”: A Legacy for the 21st Century

Thursday May 12, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. Chrysler Black Box Theatre 6th Floor of The Detroit Opera House A panel discussion moderated by Rochelle Riley, Director of Arts and Culture-City of Detroit; Tamara Payne, author of The Dead are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X; and Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of Malcolm X and Betty  Shabazz. …

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Overture to Opera: X

In celebration of Detroit Opera’s new production of X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X, join the Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue, Breakers Covenant Church International, and Detroit Opera for an evening of performance and discussion. In examining the life and legacy of Malcolm X, this event will ask the questions, “How can we foster …

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Malcolm X: The Last Chapter and Beyond

A Special Zoom Presentation Tuesday April 19, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. In anticipation of the upcoming premiere of Detroit Opera’s new production of X: The Life and Times of Malcolm, X, Detroit Opera is pleased to present a special Zoom event led by Professor Howard Lupovitch exploring Malcolm X’s relationship with the Jewish community, the …

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Maple Theater Screening of Malcolm X

In anticipation of the upcoming premiere of Detroit Opera’s new production of X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X, Detroit Opera and the Maple Theater are excited to present a special screening  of Spike Lee’s groundbreaking 1992 film, Malcolm X. Directed by Spike Lee and written by Alex Haley, this exhilarating film stars Academy …

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