Fox Theatre is a theatre in Downtown Detroit, USA. It is the main performing arts centre in the city. The theatre opened in 1929 as a movie palace in the Fox Theatres chain. The theatre's stunning architecture was designed by C. Howard Crane, it was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1989 due to its architecture which is Art Deco with a blend of Burmese, Indian, Persian, Chinese, and Hindu motifs. The theatre was heavily restored in 1988. The Fox Theatre has a capacity of around 5000 and hosts many plays throughout the year. It is the largest surviving movie palace of the 1920s and the largest of the original Fox Theatres.
The theatre is situated in Downtown Detroit. If travelling to the theatre by car, there is plenty of parking lots to choose from around the area in which the theatre is situated. By metro, take the metro to ‘Grand Theatre’ which is a short walk away. The 004 bus service stops outside the theatre.
Opening Times and Admission
The best way to visit the theatre is by attending a show. Shows are listed on the theatre's website and you can buy tickets from the theatre's box office.