Upcoming Trips

“RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN,” AT THE MATRIX THEATRE, FOLLOWED BY DINNER AT LOS GALANOS IN MEXICAN TOWN

Thursday, June 19

JCC members $23/Non-members $28

You’ve asked for another trip to Mexican Town, and here it is! Join us for a delightful comedy that asks the age-old question “Can women have it all?” After attending graduate school together, Catherine and Gwen make very different life choices; Catherine achieves success in academia, while Gwen builds a life with a husband and children. Years later they meet and find themselves wanting what the other has. Following the production, we will have dinner (included in
the price) at Los Galanos, then cross the street to La Gloria to purchase pastries.
The bus leaves West Bloomfield at 1:15 p.m. and returns at 8:30 p.m., and leaves Oak Park at 1:45 p.m. and returns at 8 p.m.
Reservations required by November 20.




“THINGS MY MOTHER TAUGHT ME,”
AT MEADOWBROOK THEATRE
PRECEDED BY LUNCH AT KRUSE AND MUER

Wednesday, January 28

Members $96/Non-members $106

Olivia and Gabe are moving into their first apartment together. They’ve just packed up all of their belongings and driven halfway across the country to start a new life in Chicago. Their moving day doesn’t go exactly as planned, though,
and things become slightly more complicated when all of their parents show up to help.
Can a two bedroom apartment contain all the love laughs and wisdom that’s about to happen? This show takes a generational look at relationships and how sometimes parents are passing along their best lessons without even meaning to. Funny and touching, this one will make you
laugh out loud and fall in love all over again.
The bus leaves Oak Park at 10:15 a.m. and returns at 6:30 p.m. and leaves West Bloomfield at 10:45 a.m. and returns at 6 p.m.
Reservations required by December 24.






“Kinky Boots",  AT THE FISHER THEATRE


Thursday, January 15, 2015 • 2 p.m.

JCC members $95/Non-members $105

“Kinky Boots” is an exhilarating Broadway musical that will lift your spirits to high-heeled heights! The winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, “Kinky Boots” follows a struggling shoe factory owner and the fabulous entertainer who helps him save his business.

This unlikely pair finds they have more in common than they imagined, proving that when you change your mind about one person, you can change your whole world!

The bus leaves West Bloomfield at 12:15 p.m. and returns at 5:30 p.m., and leaves Oak Park at 12:45 p.m. and returns at 5 p.m. For information, contact Marilyn Wolfe at 248.432.5471. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FORM, after completion mail in or bring to Center Travel.






“ONCE",  AT THE FISHER THEATRE

Thursday, February 5, 2015 1 p.m.

JCC members $80/Non-members $90

The winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, “Once” features an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments. This enchanting Broadway musical tells the tale of a Dublin street musician about to give up on his dreams when a beautiful woman takes an interest in his haunting love songs.

The bus leaves West Bloomfield at 11:15 a.m. and returns at 4:30 p.m., and leaves Oak Park at 11:45 a.m. and returns at 4 p.m. For information, contact Marilyn Wolfe at 248.432.5471 REGISTRATION FORM: Once. We must have your registration and payment by December 15. Please complete this form and mail or bring to Center Travel.






Neighborhood DSO concert at Congregation Shaarey Zedek


Thursday, January 15
Beethoven’s Seventh Rossen Milanov, conductor Stefan Jaciw, violin
Mozart Ballet Music from Idomeneo Prokofiev Viiolin Concerto No. 2 Beethoven Symphony No. 7 Reserve immediately






”Million Dollar Quartet” at the Fisher Theatre


Saturday March 7 8p.m. performance
Members $95 /non-members $105
Back by popular demand, this high voltage Tony Award-winning Broadway musical is inspired by the phenomenal true story of the famed recording session where the “Father of Rock n’Roll,” Sam Phillis, brought together icons Elvis Presley, Jonny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for one unforgettable night. It features 21 timeless hits, “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Sixteen Tons,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “I Walk the Line,” “Fever,” “Hound Dog” and more. The bus leaves West Bloomfield at 6:15p.m. and returns at 11p.m. and leaves Oak Park at 6:45 p.m. and returns at 10:30p.m. Reserve by February 1






“Steel Magnolias” at the Purple Rose Theatre preceded by lunch at the Common Grill


Wednesday, March 11 2p.m. performance
Members $94 /non-members $104
Treat yourself to a wonderful day in Chelsea, MI as we enjoy a delicious lunch and enjoy a wonderful production of “Steel Magnolias.” Note that the performances are now taking place at 2p.m.
The bus leaves Oak Park at 10:30a.m. and returns at 6p.m. and leaves West Bloomfield at 11a.m. and returns at 5:30p.m.
Reserve by February 1







Flashdance the Musical” at the Fisher Theatre


Sunday, March 15 2p.m. performance
Members $107/non-members $117
The pop culture phenomenon of” Flashdance” is now live on stage. With electrifying dance at its core, “Flashdance the Musical” features the biggest hits from the film including “What a Feeling” and “Maniac” plus 16 new songs. Alex Owens- a young woman who is a welder by day and a bar dancer by nightdreams of becoming a trained dancer and wrestles with a romantic relationship with her boss at a Pittsburgh steel mill.
The bus leaves West Bloomfield at 12:15p.m. and returns at 5:30p.m. and leaves Oak Park at 12:45p.m.
And returns at 5p.m
Reserve by February 1.






“Frida” The Opera Dress Rehearsal at the D.I.A. Film Theatre


Thursday, March 26 2:30p.m. performance
Members $44 /non-members $54
 Robert Xavier Rodriguez’s Frida is a musical portrait of Frida Kahlo. At age 18 Kahlo was badly injured in a traffic accident, which necessitated many medical procedures. Her recovery in isolation, as well as a lifetime in physical pain, profoundly influenced her paintings -- some of the most compelling of the 20th century. Kahlo’s two marriages to famed Mexican muralist Diego Rivera (creator of Detroit Industry for the Detroit Institute of Arts) was another source of inspiration and heartache. The opera celebrates Kahlo’s vivacious spirit, talent, sexuality, and fragility, with splashes of music as colorful as her artwork.
The bus leaves West Bloomfield at 12:30p.m. and returns at 5p.m. and leaves Oak Park at 1p.m. and returns at 4;30p.m.
Reserve by March 1






 

“The Merry Widow” at the Detroit Opera House Final Dress Rehearsal/ Music by Franz Lehar


Friday, April 10 11a.m. performance –
Members $44 /non-members $54
“The Merry Widow” revolves around a rich widow whose wealth would be transferred to her next husband were she to remarry. Lehar’s rollicking operetta fills the air with waltzes as the locals scramble to keep the widow from leaving the country with a foreign guy and all her loot.
The bus leaves West Bloomfield at 8:45a.m. and returns at 2:45p.m. and leaves Oak Park at 9:15a.m. and returns at 2:15p.m.
Reserve by April 1






Tally’s Folly at the Purple Rose Theatre preceded by lunch at the Common Grill


Wednesday, April 22 2p.m. performance
Members $94 non/members $104
Do you believe that one mesmerizing evening can change the course of two lives forever? Join us for Lanford Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning romantic comedy about a pair of mismatched souls longing to find love after nearly giving up on the dream.
The bus leaves Oak Park at 10:30a.m. and returns at 6p.m. and leaves West Bloomfield at 11a.m. and returns at 5:30p.m.
Reserve by April 1






Baker’s Keyboard Lounge


Tuesday, April 28
Members $ 43 /non-members $53
Join us for lunch and an afternoon of jazz at the fabulous Baker’s Keyboard Lounge, the oldest jazz club in continuous operation in Detroit. In 1986, Bakers was designated as a historic site by the Michigan State Historic Preservation Office.
The bus leaves West Bloomfield at 10:30a.m. and returns at 4p.m. and leaves Oak Park at 11a.m. and returns at 3:30pm.
Reserve by April 1






Faust at the Detroit Opera House final dress rehearsal


Friday, May 8 11am performance
Members $44 non-members $54
In Gounod’s grand opera, Faust, the title character, makes a pact with the devil, exchanging eternity for youth and temporal love.
The bus leaves West Bloomfield at 8:45a.m. and returns at 3:30p.m. and leaves Oak Park at 9:15a.m. and returns at 3p.m.
Snacks and water will be served onboard the bus, but please pack a sandwich as well.






Meshugga-Nuns at Meadowbrook Theatre starring Cincy Williams and Eddie Mekka preceded by lunch at Kruse & Muer


Wednesday, May 13 2p.m. performance
Members $96/ non-members $106
This tale of Nunsense finds the Sisters of Hoboken on an all-expense paid trip on the “Faiths of All Nations” Cruise. When the cast of “Fiddler On the Roof” (with the exception of the guy playing Tevye
gets seasick, the ship’s captain asks the sisters and Tevye to put on a show.
The bus leaves Oak Park at 10:15a.m. and returns at 6:30p.m. and leaves West Bloomfield at 10:45a.m. and returns at 6p.m.
Reserve by April 15






Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit- Docent Tour


Tuesday, May 19
Transportation Fee $15 members $18 non-members Tour free to DIA Members $12 non-members
Enjoy this amazing exhibit featuring works by both Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo emphasizing their stay in Detroit. The bus leaves West Bloomfield at 10:45a.m. and returns at 5p.m. and leaves Oak Park at 11:15a.m. and returns at 4:40p.m. We will be enjoying lunch on our own at the DIA café.






The Illusionists at the Fisher Theatre


April 29-May 10
(At the time of this printing, the Fisher has not released dates to Group Sales). Call for pricing and information.
Direct from Broadway, the world’s best- selling magic show is coming to Detroit. This mind blowing spectacular showcases the jaw dropping talents of seven of the most incredible Illusinionists on earth. The Illusionists has shattered box office records across the globe and dazzles audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on stage. This non-stop show is packed with thrilling and sophisticated magic of unprecedented proportions.