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PuppetART Theatre

PuppetART produces a year-round repertory of puppet shows that explore a variety of cultures, open to kids young and old. Puppet-making workshops follow most performances, and tours of its museum are available at any time. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for kids and $8 per workshop. Private shows are also available.



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25 E. Grand River
Detroit, MI 48220

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Tuesday - Saturday: Noon - 3 p.m.

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PuppetART announces 2017 spring/summer season; evening gala March 4 — CANCELLED

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Review October 02, 2016
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PuppetArt Theatre seen tonight on WTVS-Detroit Performs

News September 29, 2015
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