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Planet Ant Theatre

www.planetant.com Hamtramck

Planet Ant Theatre is an organization founded on the principle of artistic freedom and artistic experimentation leading to the growth of community, artistic fulfillment and artistic success. This has been the main attraction for artists, and the audience, since its conception.

Founded in 2004, Planet Ant Theatre, through its 2015 season, has presented more than 80 high-quality professional productions. Planet Ant has received more than 50 nominations and awards from The Detroit Free Press, EncoreMichigan (Wilde Awards) and The Oakland Press, and the Readers Choice Award for Best Black Box Theatre from The Real Detroit Weekly.


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2357 Caniff
Hamtramck, MI 48212

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Review December 09, 2019
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Review September 15, 2019
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News August 07, 2019
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