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The Summer King

The Summer King tells the story of Negro Leagues baseball legend Josh Gibson. It’s a story of talent, heartbreak and one man’s journey to overcome prejudice and discrimination. MOT is proud to present this groundbreaking new work about a man considered to be one of the greatest baseball players of all time. Co-produced with Pittsburgh Opera and presented in partnership with the Detroit Tigers.


  • Saturday, May 12th- 7:30p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 16th- 7:30p.m.
  • Saturday, May 19th- 7:30p.m.
  • Sunday, May 20th- 2:30p.m


Enter to win a pair of tickets to The Summer King at the Michigan Opera Theatre on Wednesday, May 16th.

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May 12 2018


Date: Saturday, May 12, 2018
Time: 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Cost: $30 - $160


Detroit Opera House

1526 Broadway
Detroit, MI 48226 United States

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