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Jun 3, 2016

HOCKEY – THE MUSICAL! GOING INTO OVERTIME

Detroit’s Newest Power Play From Mitch Albom Extended Through July 10th

(DETROIT– June 3, 2016) — Mitch Albom and Olympia Entertainment are proud to announce a three-week extension of the acclaimed author and playwright’s first musical, Hockey – The Musical!. The new show dates for the extended run (listed below) will run from Thursday, June 23 thru Sunday, July 10 (evening performances Thursday-Sunday with additional matinee performances Saturday & Sunday). The “coolest show of the summer” has received praise from audiences and critics alike.

 “… laughed nearly non-stop.”  - MLive

“I suspect that it will be performed in every hockey town in America and Canada.” - Encore Michigan

"On behalf of the actors, crew and producers, we are so thrilled that "Hockey- The Musical!" has been received so warmly,” said Hockey – The Musical writer and executive producer Mitch Albom. “It's always good to laugh, and there's something fittingly funny about an ice hockey musical being popular in the summer.  We're very grateful to all those who have seen it and given it such good buzz."

Tickets ($39.50)  are on sale now and can be purchased at OlympiaEntertainment.com, The Fox Theatre and Joe Louis Arena 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. Discounts are available for groups of 8 or more by calling (313) 471-3099. For additional information, call (313) 471-6611.

The musical, which takes place in a mythical hockey rink and combines original compositions with popular classics, will be directed by Peter Albom and choreographed by Gabe Nesser. Several of the original songs include "Put On Skates," "Kill Baseball," "Oh, Octopus, My Octopus," “God is a Canuck” and "When You're A Wing.” Familiar melodies will include everything from 50's and 60's rock and roll to "Toot, Toot, Tootsie Goodbye."

 

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