Shubert Lafayette Theatre

Address: Shubert & Lafayette
City: Detroit
State: MI
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County: Wayne
Open: 1911
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Number of visits to this page: 4349
Notes: AKA Orpheum from 1911-1915
Info Updates:
1/4/2004 - Karen P Hunt
This theatre presented live shows, notably Errol Flynn's dramatic bomb, "The Master of Thornefield." It was supposed to be the pre-Broadway tryout, but Flynn was so bad in this, because of his alcoholism, that the run was cancelled after a few performances. This happened in the late 1950's.
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