Olympia Entertainment Announces Upcoming Events In The Detroit Area

Olympia Entertainment Announces Upcoming Events In The Detroit Area

Olympia Entertainment in Detroit, MI announces that tickets are sale for many events in 2009. Tickets are on sale now and may be purchased at OlympiaEntertainment.com, the Joe Louis Arena and Fox Theatre box offices, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy (without service charge) at all Ticketmaster locations and Ticketmaster.com. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000. For additional information, call (313) 471-6611.

Saturday, October 3, 7:30 p.m., So You Think You Can Dance at Joe Louis Arena: Tickets ($38.50, $48.50 & $56) The highly anticipated "So You Think You Can Dance Tour" will once again give fans a chance to see all their favorite dancers up close and in person when the tour kicks off this fall, with a return to Joe Louis Arena at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, October 3. Contestant Evan Kasprzak is a West Bloomfield, MI native and graduated from Groves High School. Evan was a finalist on "So You Think You Can Dance" and will be touring this fall.

Thursday, Oct. 15 - Sunday, Oct. 18, Curious George Live! at Fox Theatre: Tickets ($12, $17, $22 & a limited number of $32 Premium). Family Night Discount and Kids' Matinee Discount - all seats (excluding Premium) are $10. Curious George®, the irrepressible little monkey who has captured children's hearts for generations, jumps into action when he takes the stage this fall in the inaugural U.S. tour of Curious George Live! Starring in his own original live musical stage production for the first time ever, Curious George is on a mission to help Chef Pisghetti save his restaurant by winning a world-famous meatball competition. This adventure takes him to Rome and The Golden Meatball Contest. With every swing and flip, George takes the audience through a fun-filled, entertaining story filled with music, dance and follow-that-monkey fun interaction. Curious George swings onto the stage at the Fox Theatre for nine performances from Thursday, Oct. 15 through Sunday, Oct. 18.

RESCHEDULED! Saturday, October 31 @ 8 p.m., Robin Williams at Sound Board): Tickets ($98 & $153) Tickets are also available through the MotorCity Casino Hotel Box Office, open Friday-Sunday. For additional information, call (313) 237-7711. For more information about ticket-hotel packages and MotorCity Casino Hotel, or to make a hotel reservation, visit www.MotorCityCasino.com or call (866) STAY-MCC. Robin Williams, originally scheduled to play at Sound Board on Thursday, April 16, has been rescheduled for a new date. Robin Williams will now perform at Sound Board on Saturday, October 31 at 8 p.m. Tickets for the original date will be honored for the new date or refunds can be made at point of purchase.

Sunday, November 1 @ 3 p.m., Celtic Thunder at Fox Theatre: Tickets ($37.50, $47.50 & $57.50) Celtic Thunder's Fall 2009 Tour, beginning in early October, is the follow-up to Celtic Thunder's highly successful 30-date spring trek. In their review of Celtic Thunder's concert at the legendary Beacon Theatre during that tour, The New York Times described the group as "a Fab Five peddling Celtic stylings...steadfast George, sensitive Keith, bruising Paul, caddish Ryan and angelic Damian." Celtic Thunder is embarking on their 2009 North American Tour and will return to the Fox Theatre on Sunday, November 1 at 3 p.m.

Saturday, December 12 @ 3 p.m., The Moscow Ballet Presents "The Great Russian Nutcracker" at Fox Theatre: Tickets ($27.50, $37.50, $47.50, $67.50, $87.50 & $100) The Moscow Ballet has announced "The Great Russian Nutcracker" will be on stage at the Fox Theatre at 3 p.m. Saturday, December 12. Acclaimed for exquisite dancing and gorgeous costumes, critics rave that the Great Russian Nutcracker is "flawless," "breathtaking," and "dazzling." Whimsical and imaginative storytelling blend with the richness of Russian classical ballet to make the Great Russian Nutcracker a memorable holiday treat for everyone.

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