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Detroit Public Theatre

The Detroit Public Theatre produces world-class plays and programs with world-class writers, directors, actors and designers in the heart of Midtown Detroit’s thriving cultural district. We invite Detroit audiences to experience bold plays that illuminate the thrills, joys and challenges of our shared human experience.


Performance address:

3711 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201

Business address:

1401 Vermont St., #179
Detroit, MI 48216

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Box office hours:

Monday–Friday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Plus two hours prior to performances

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