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NPR's "Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me" is coming to Detroit

Apr 14, 2017

Scorekeeper Bill Kurtis (left) with host Peter Sagal

Michigan Radio welcomes NPR’s popular news quiz show Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! to Detroit’s Fox Theatre for a live show on Thursday, June 15 at 7:30PM.

Now in its 20th season, Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR’s Peabody Award-winning quiz show.  Host Peter Sagal leads a rotating panel of comedians, humorists and journalists, listener contestants and celebrity guests through a comic review of the week’s news, along with the help of Judge and Scorekeeper Bill Kurtis.

Tickets for the Detroit show can be purchased at OlympiaEntertainment.com and the Fox Theatre box office. Tickets are priced from $28.50 - $68.50, with special VIP tickets available at $128.50.

Wait Wait…Don't Tell Me!, produced in Chicago, takes the show on the road to a number of cities each year. The show last performed in Detroit in 2012. The live show recorded in Detroit will be broadcast on Saturday, June 17, 2017 on Michigan Radio and other NPR stations nationwide. Wait Wait…Don't Tell Me! has an audience of 4 million listeners weekly and airs on 700 NPR stations nationwide.

This event is sponsored by Youth For Understanding