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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 $15 for adults, $10 for kids and $8 per workshop. Private shows are also available.



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Detroit, MI

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Tuesday - Saturday: Noon - 3 p.m.

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Southfield Sun: PuppetArt finds new home in Southfield

News January 05, 2019
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Detroit’s PuppetART to close doors at end of August

News August 09, 2017
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PuppetART’s “Firebird” a sweet Russian folktale for all ages

Review October 02, 2016
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Dreamtigers returns to PuppetART in Detroit

Review March 19, 2015
Dreamtigers has returned to the PuppetART Theater for a run of performances. And if you have kids or grandkids, and have not seen it before,... Continue Reading

Enriching world-building at PuppetART

Review November 02, 2014
By Carolyn Hayes Harmer How do you tell a story as big as the world? In "Turtle Island," Detroit's PuppetART Theatre incorporates Native American mythology... Continue Reading