The Detroit Opera House
is an opera house
located in Detroit
. It is the venue for all Michigan Opera Theatre
productions and it hosts a variety of other events. It opened on January 22, 1922.
The building is located at 1526 Broadway Street and was originally designed by C. Howard Crane
, having created other prominent Detroit theaters such as The Fillmore Detroit
, Fox Theater
and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra
's Orchestra Hall
, the latter noted for its acoustic perfection.
Over the years, opera has been presented at a variety of venues in Detroit - the Old Detroit Opera House (1869–1963) at Campus Martius
,Bluestone, Daniel M., Columbia University, (September 1988). Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians
, Vol. XLVII, No. 3, pp. 245–62. Retrieved on May 18, 2007.DiChiera, David
, Director..Michigan Opera Theatre
. Retrieved on November 24, 2007.The Nederlander Organization
, a major theatrical producer, began in Detroit with a 99-year lease on the Old Detroit Opera House in 1912.
The present Detroit Opera House opened in 1922 and was originally known as the Capitol Theatre
. It was among the first of several performance venues built around Detroit's Grand......