City Opera House

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DEC 14

SwingShift and the Stars

SwingShift and the Stars is an inventive performance competition, but more than that, it is a platform for area nonprofits to gain awareness, foster new relationships and raise much-needed funds for their organizations.

DEC 15

Sister's Christmas Catechism

It's "CSI: Bethlehem" in this holiday mystery extravaganza, as Sister takes on the mystery that has intrigued historians throughout the ages—whatever happened to the Magi's gold?



A free monthly networking meet up for Traverse City tech enthusiast. Every month five presenters highlight new business ventures underway.

JAN 16

An Evening with Jen Sincero

Jen Sincero is a #1 New York Times best-selling author and self-described motivational cattle prod.

FEB 16

An Evening with Tommy Tomlinson

When Tommy Tomlinson was nearing 50 years old, he weighed in at an astonishing 460 pounds. So began his quest to lose weight.

FEB 23

Regina Carter: Simply Ella

Virtuoso violinist, Regina Carter, reveals the many faces of Ella Fitzgerald which have influenced Carter’s own remarkable path.



Quickly gaining recognition as one of Irish music’s new “super-groups,” RUNA enchants audiences by pushing the boundaries of Irish folk music into the Americana and roots music formats.

MAR 19

Vienna Boys Choir

Synonymous with fine choral music for over 500 years, The Vienna Boys Choir continues to charm audiences around the globe with rapturous harmonies, purity of tone, delightful repertoire and charming demeanor.

APR 14

8th Annual Young Playwrights Festival Performance

Enjoy six original one act plays produced and performed for the first time on the City Opera House stage.

APR 28

Selected Shorts: Food Fiction

Open up and say "Mmm," as longtime public radio staple Selected Shorts returns with an evening of mouthwatering food fictions. Don’t fight the craving, get tickets before they are gone.


Paul Reiser

Voted one of Comedy Central’s “Top 100 Comedians of All Time,” Paul Reiser has spent the last 30+ years acting in Oscar and Emmy award-winning movies and TV shows.

MAY 18

Hamilton - Sold Out

City Opera House is Broadway Bound! to Hamilton. Join your City Opera House hosts for a first-class experience at Wharton Center, on the campus of Michigan State University.

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