Broadway in Detroit cancels spring shows; DSO goes dark till May 10

Michael H. Hodges and Neal Rubin

It just keeps going.

Broadway in Detroit, which stages shows at the Fisher Theatre and other downtown venues, announced Thursday that it is canceling its spring season.

Neither "The Last Ship" or "The Color Purple," scheduled for mid-April respectively at the Detroit Opera House and Music Hall, will take the stage.

Broadway in Detroit, which stages shows at the Fisher Theatre and other venues, has canceled its spring season.

Two other productions had already been canceled — the highly anticipated "Dear Evan Hansen" at the Fisher Theatre March 25-April 5, and "Fiddler on the Roof," whose six-day run ended after two shows at the Fisher in mid-March.

The announcement regarding "Dear Evan Hansen" said that Broadway in Detroit "hopes to announce dates for a future engagement."

If you bought your tickets at the Fisher Theatre box office, return them in person or mail, being sure to include your full name, address, phone number and email with a request for a refund to: Fisher Theatre Box Office, Show Refund, 3011 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit.

Those who used credit or debit cards will be automatically credited for the ticket cost. People who paid with checks will receive a refund.

No third-party sales, however, will be compensated.

In like manner, Detroit Symphony Orchestra performances through May 10 have been canceled or rescheduled.

All ticket holders will be contacted by email with their options for ticket refunds or exchanges, as well as information on how to turn the ticket into a donation to the nonprofit orchestra.

Music lovers needn't go on a starvation diet, however -- you can access past performances for free with DSO Replay at

Questions? Call (313) 576-5111.

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