April 15, 2021

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Detroit’s renowned Fisher Theatre to be acquired by U.K. corporation

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Right after additional than half a century, it’s curtains down on the Nederlander era of Detroit’s Fisher Theatre, which will have new owners when the curtains go up there again for 2021 year.

A pending acquisition of the iconic Motor City theatrical venue inside the Fisher Constructing was declared Monday.

The Fisher Theatre and two effectively-recognized San Francisco internet sites, the Golden Gate Theatre and Orpheum Theater, will be purchased from the Nederlander Co. by Intercontinental Entertainment Holdings Restricted, the dad or mum firm of the Ambassador Theatre Group. 

The deal, established to develop into ultimate March 29, also entails ATG obtaining the Broadway programming operation of the Detroit Opera Home and Detroit’s Music Hall. 

No financial information on the acquisition have been discovered.

The Fisher Theatre is in the landmark Fisher Building is Detroit's New Center area.

The Fisher Theatre at first opened in November 1928 as a film and vaudeville palace, according to a record on the Broadway in Detroit web-site. It was reworked into a dwell theater in 1961 by the Nederlanders and went from 3,500 seats to about 2,000 to enhance both equally sight traces for theatergoers and the feeling of intimacy.

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