Olympia Entertainment is a sports and live entertainment company headquartered in the Fox Theatre in Downtown Detroit, Michigan. They’ve been around since the late 1920’s, so when it comes to entertainment, their name is one families can really trust. Olympia Entertainment recently released the titles of four exciting live family shows coming to Detroit this fall.
- Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions at the Fox Theatre on September 11
Brought to life by a full orchestra performing all new arrangements and carefully timed visuals from recent and classic Pokémon video games, Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions has become the must-see video game concert of the year, giving fans and newcomers of all ages a chance to experience the evolution of the Pokémon franchise like never before.
- The Wiggles “Rock & Roll Preschool Tour” at the Fox Theatre on October 11
Joined on stage by their lovable friends Dorothy the Dinosaur, Captain Feathersword, Wags the Dog and Henry the Octopus, founding member Anthony Field (Blue Wiggle), Emma Watkins (Yellow Wiggle), Simon Pryce (Red Wiggle) and Lachlan Gillespie (Purple Wiggle) can’t wait to deliver a rocking good time for their audiences. “The Rock & Roll Preschool” tour will include their wiggly favorites and new music from the Rock & Roll Preschool album. Kids will shake to “That’s the Sound of Rock & Roll”, rise and shine with “Wake Up!”, and be the coolest kid in preschool with “I Want a Leather Jacket”.
- Alvin and the Chipmunks: Live on Stage! at the Fox Theatre on October 30
Based on the characters from the hit Twentieth Century Fox movies, the show will bring the music and excitement of a live rock concert to life as the Chipmunks perform hits by One Direction, Maroon 5, Christine Aguilera, Elvis Presley and more! Join Alvin, Simon and Theodore as they sing and dance their way across America en route to their big charity concert. From an “old school” breakdancing competition in Chicago, to a no- holds-barred food fight in New York City, and with the Chipettes along for the wild ride, Chipmunk fans from coast to coast will experience it all –LIVE on stage!
- Fancy Nancy: Splendiferous Christmas at the City Theatre on November 20-22
Fancy Nancy: Splendiferous Christmas is based on the New York Times bestselling picture book by Jane O’Connor and illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser, with book by Cara Lustik, lyrics by Matthew Hardy, music by Randy Klein, and directed and choreographed by Sam Viverito. The production was commissioned and originally produced by Vital Theatre Company.
This is a list local Detroit families can really get excited over! You can purchase tickets NOW on the official Olympia Entertainment website. Also, watch for ticket giveaways to be posted here on Five Dollar Shake!
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