10 Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit (May 11-13)

Wrestling matches, films, live music, and more


Youtube singing sensation Madison Beer heads to Saint Andrews Hall on May 12. // Photograph courtesy of Madison Beer.

Orchestra Hall: Enjoy a night out with the overture from Rossini’s last opera and two of Schubert’s famed pieces at the DSO’s performance of William Tell & Italian Schubert. May 10-13. $25. 3711 Woodward Ave.; Detroit; 313-576-5100; dso.org

Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle: NBC’s unchallenged comic from Last Comic Standing, Kathleen Madigan has performed all over the world and views different audiences as a good challenge. May 10-12. $30+. 310 S. Troy St., Royal Oak; 248-542-9900; comedycastle.com 

Mother’s Day Brunch: Held at the Detroit Zoo’s Main Picnic Groove, this year’s Mother’s Day Brunch will include a buffet, a gift for mom, and a bloody mary and mimosa cash bar. May 13. $25+. Detroit Zoo, 8450 W. 10 Mile Rd., Royal Oak; 248-541-5717; detroitzoo.org

Ring of Honor Wrestling: Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro-Wrestling will join forces for the fifth annual War of the Worlds tour. May 12. $32+. Royal Oak Music Theatre, 318 W. Fourth St., Royal Oak; 248-399-2980; royaloakmusictheatre.com

Main Art Theatre: Touching on self-acceptance, the off-Broadway hit Hedwig and the Angry Inch is about a gender queer rock-and-roll artist named Hedwig Robinson who is searching for stardom and love. May 11-12. $7. 118 N. Main St., Royal Oak; 248-542-5198; landmarktheatres.com

Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum: Critters Up Close invites attendees to meet some favorite animals. This month’s featured critters are lizards. May 12-13. Free with admission. 220 E. Ann St., Ann Arbor; 734-995-5439; aahom.org

Madison Beer: The 19-year-old YouTube singing sensation, who has racked up nearly 400,000 subscribers, is touring in support of her new pop EP, As She Pleases. May 12. $26+. Saint Andrews Hall, 431 E. Congress St., Detroit; 313-961-8961; saintandrewsdetroit.com

Tom Jones: Since the mid-60s, the Welsh singer has been churning out hits, including the songs “It’s Not Unusual” and “She’s a Lady.” Jones will be joined by the musical group Into The Ark on his latest tour. May 11. $49+. Detroit Opera House, 1526 Broadway St., Detroit; 313-237-7464; michiganopera.org

Allesee Hall: Directed by Vivienne Benesch, Birthday Candles will take viewers through the life of a woman named Ernestine Ashworth, from her 17th birthday up until her 117th. May 10-June 3. $20+. Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-576-5111; dso.org

Fisher Theatre: On Your Feet tells the story of 26-time Grammy Award winners Gloria and Emilio Estefan, and how they made it to the top while facing adversity. May 1-13. $39+. Fisher Theatre, 3011 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit; 313-872-1000; broadwayindetroit.com

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