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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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PuppetART’s ‘Snow Queen’ at Detroit’s International Institute December 26–28

Preview December 18, 2017
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Detroit’s PuppetART to close doors at end of August

News August 09, 2017
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PuppetART announces 2017 spring/summer season; evening gala March 4 — CANCELLED

Season Announcement March 04, 2017
PLEASE NOTE: The evening performance of Purim Shpiel originally scheduled for tonight, March 4, has been cancelled. Located in Downtown Detroit since 1998, PuppetART provides... Continue Reading

PuppetART seeks future board members

News December 17, 2016
Want to give back to the community? Want to get involved in a thriving art non-profit in Downtown Detroit? PuppetART is seeking local community members and... Continue Reading

In dreamy ‘Snow Queen,’ storytellers and puppet artistry reigns

Review December 10, 2016
DETROIT, Mich. – Winter doesn't officially begin until late December, but Michigan weather usually arrives early to that particular party. So the timing of the... Continue Reading