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Detroit Opera House

Under their new artistic director Robert Battle, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre returns to Detroit with its signature energy to present new works and timeless classics, such as Revelations. April 1. $29-$61. • A young prince is in love with a beautiful girl who is a swan by day and a human at night in Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, performed by Spain’s Corella Ballet. April 27-29. $29-$61. Detroit Opera House

1526 Broadway, Detroit; 313-237-7464; detroitoperahouse.com.

 

Music Hall

Featuring live traditional sacred and courting songs, narratives, and creation stories, the Lakota Sioux Dance Theatre, with the support of Lakota Indian educators, perform cultural dance traditions that date back hundreds of years. 8 p.m. April 13. $30-$50.

350 Madison, Detroit; 313-887-8500; musichall.org.
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