Detroit’s Gem & Century Theatres Announce New Year’s Eve Celebratory Plans

Ring in the New Year With Dinner, Show and Party Packages for Plaid Tidings and Sister’s Christmas Catechism

DETROIT - The historic Gem & Century Theatres announce New Year’s Eve dinner and show packages. Enjoy one of four performances, dinner and a high-energy New Year’s Eve afterglow with live band, dancing and champagne toast at midnight – all at the sparkling Gem!

Guests may choose tickets to either performance of Plaid Tidings, a special holiday sequel to the critically acclaimed Forever Plaid playing the Gem, at 3 or 9 p.m., or Sister’s Christmas Catechism, which plays the Century at 3:30 and 9:30 p.m. Dinner immediately follows the afternoon performances and precedes the evening shows. Dancing, live music and the New Year’s Eve afterglow begins after the 9:00 p.m. performance.

Plaid Tidings: 3:00 p.m. or 9:00 p.m.
Sister's Christmas Catechism: 3:30 p.m. & 9:30 p.m.

DINNER* (2 Seatings)
3:00 & 3:30 p.m. shows: Dinner immediately follows the performance
9:00 & 9:30 p.m. shows: Dinner seating is at 7:00 and 7:30 p.m., respectively

Chicken Wellington Appetizer
3 oz. chicken breast lightly seasoned, pan seared and topped with sauteed spinach and shiitake mushrooms, wrapped in puff pastry and presented in a Dijon cream sauce.

Tuscan Salad
Mixed greens with tomato, green pepper, cucumber, chic peas and hard-boiled egg served with vinaigrette on the side.

Dinner Duo of Filet Mignon and Parmesan Crusted Halibut Entree
Parmesan Crusted Halibut rubbed with Dijon and crusted with Parmesan, herbs and crispy fried onions paired with a Prime Filet Mignon topped with a mushroom sauce. Presented with cheddar scallion mashed potatoes and a medley of broccollini and asparagus.

Chocolate Decadence Dessert
A flour-less chocolate torte layered with chocolate ganache and garnished with fresh raspberries, in a raspberry coulis.

*Alcohol and soft drinks are not included in dinner package price. Dinner will not be sold separately from the show.

PARTY (Begins after the 9 p.m. show and ends at 2 a.m.)
Live band ( Lisa D. & E.) and dancing
Full service cash bar
Champagne toast at midnight
Party favors

Show tickets only: $37.50
Show & party: $60
Show, dinner & party: $100

New Year’s Eve dinner, show and party packages are available by calling the Gem Theatre box office at 313-963-9800. Tickets ($27.50 - $32.50) to Plaid Tidings at the Gem Theatre and Sister’s Christmas Catechism at the Century Theatre at the Gem are on sale now at the theatre box office (313-963-9800), Ticketmaster charge by phone (800-982-2787), at all Ticketmaster outlets, and online at Call the Gem Theatre box office for group discount packages and information on Student Rush tickets. For more information, please visit