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Jun 1, 2015

THE CITY THEATRE TRANSFORMS INTO A GIRLS NIGHT OUT EXTRAVAGANZA WITH GIRLS NIGHT: THE MUSICAL ON JANUARY 14-17

Tickets On Sale Now

(DETROIT– June 1, 2015) — Share the fun at this hilarious, feel-good comedy as five girlfriends go from heartbreak to happiness during a wild night of karaoke. Girls Night: The Musical transforms the City Theatre into a world filled with infectious songs, boisterous laughter and great girlfriends for a night to remember on Thursday, January 14 through Sunday, January 17.

Tickets ($38)  go on sale Friday, June 5 at 10 a.m. 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.

Girls Night: The Musical is the hilarious, touching tale that follows five friends—Carol, the party girl; Anita who tells it like it is; Liza stuck in marital and emotional downfall; Kate, the prissy designated driver and Sharon the “not-so-nice” nice girl—all in their 30s and 40s during a wild and outrageous girls night out at a karaoke bar. Friends since their teens, they have all had their fair share of heartache and tragedy, joy and success. Together, they reminisce about their younger days, celebrate their current lives and look to the future, all the while belting out an array of classic anthems such as “I Will Survive,” “Lady Marmalade,” “It’s Raining Men,” “Man I Feel Like a Woman,” and “Girls Just Want to Have Fun.” 

Girls Night: The Musical has earned rave reviews playing packed houses throughout the United Kingdom since 2003. It premiered in the US in May 2007 and has toured across the country since then. It has been described as “’Desperate Housewives’ meets Mamma Mia!” (Applause Magazine), “Part anthem, part confessional and all party!” (Telegram & Gazette), “An infectious, exhilarating sense of intoxication!” (Hollywood Reporter) and “As funny and outrageous as ‘Sex and the City’!” (The Advocate).

British playwright, author and television producer, Louise Roche has written and produced six other plays including Girls Night (UK Tours 2003, ‘04,’06), Bobby and Johnny (UK Tour 2005), Girls Behind (UK Tour 2005), Checkout Girls (Milton Keynes 2005), Lucky Balls (Milton Keynes 2002), and Milton Keynes The Musical (2002). Her novel, Glutton for Punishment is published in paperback, and her television writing includes “Where The Heart Is” and “Doctors.”

Director, Sonya Carter has been with Entertainment Events, Inc. since 2007. She originally performed the role of Liza in the US premier of Girls Night: The Musical in Scottsdale, AZ in May of 2007.  After touring for two years in Girls Night: The Musical and still working full-time in International Risk Management at American Express, EEI brought Sonya Carter and her 12 years of experience at American Express on board as its production supervisor in 2009.  In 2010 she was promoted to Chief Operating Officer. In addition to her responsibilities as the COO of Entertainment Events, Inc., she continues to supervise all production aspects from casting to closing night for all EEI productions. She still performs in Girls Night: The Musical. She has played three of the five roles in the show and has amassed over 400 performances on tour and Off-Broadway. Sonya has directed several of the touring companies of Girls Night: The Musical and originated the role of co-host Janice and directed the world Premier of WPMS: The Musical at the DuPont Theater in Wilmington, DE on June 29, 2010. Sonya Carter directed, co-authored and performed the role of Janice in the Off-Broadway premiere of WPMS: The Musical in January of 2011. Cuff Me: The Fifty Shades Of Grey Musical Parody is the third Off- Broadway production she has directed. 

Performance Schedule:
Thursday, January 14             8 p.m.
Friday, January 15                  8 p.m.
Saturday, January 16             3 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Sunday, January 17                3 p.m.

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