Planet Ant Theatre to Serve Up Comedy Medium RARRR, 10/25-11/9
Planet Ant Theatre will serve up comedy Medium RARRR this month as it welcomes a new production from 2013 Colony Fest winner RARRR October 25 - November 9.
Medium RARRR is an original comedy written and performed by 2013 Colony Fest winning troupe, RARRR, featuring Amber Hunt (Ferndale), Nuverre Naami (Ferndale), Tom Novik (Clinton Twp.), and Jason Valentini (Northville). The show is directed by Quintin Hicks (Southfield).
Another fall has arrived and just as leaves on the trees begin to change, so too do the lives of a few local oddballs in this wild and unpredictable story. Medium RARRR follows these eccentric characters who, when forced to make choices in their pursuit of dreams and desires, embark upon their ridiculous journeys learning about others while discovering themselves. Along the way they confrtont the question: When the "steaks" are high, how prepared will you be? Medium RARRR appears in Planet Ant's Late Night Series Friday and Saturday evenings at 9:00pm October 25 - November 9. Tickets ($10) are on sale now at www.planetant.com.
Late Night Saturdays & Improv Mondays:
Throughout this season Planet Ant will present a late night Saturday show featuring a rotating schedule of improvisation. The schedule will include the improv troupe One Quarter Bruce, a variety show starring Dustin Gardner and The Ant Hill, a live storytelling show hosted by Mike McGettigan. Tickets are $10 at the door.
Planet Ant also continues to present Improv Mondays every Monday evening at 8:00 pm. Planet Ant has been home to some of the best improvisers to come out of Metro Detroit. In its thirteen years, the Planet Ant Improv Colony has generated over twenty original comedies and continues to perform every Monday night in Michigan's longest-running improv comedy show - Improv Mondays. At 8:00 pm the show kicks off with a guest improv troupe followed by a performance by Planet Ant's resident Home Team. The night closes with The Ant Jam, an opportunity for anyone to improvise on the Planet Ant stage. Tickets are $5 at the door.
Medium RARRR performance schedule:
Friday, October 25 @ 9:00pm
Saturday, October 26 @ 9:00pm*
Tuesday, October 29 @ 9:00pm
Friday, November 1 @ 9:00pm
Saturday, November 2 @ 9:00pm*
Friday, November 8 @ 9:00pm
Saturday, November 9 @ 9:00pm*
*Planet Ant Late Night Saturday follows this performance at 11:00pm as follows:
Saturday, October 26: The Ant Hill: Detroit's other live storytelling show
Saturday, November 2: One Quarter Bruce
Saturday, November 9: The Dustin Gardner Show
Planet Ant Theatre is located at 2357 Caniff in Hamtramck, MI 48212. It is a non-profit professional theatre founded 20 years ago on the principle of artistic freedom and artistic experimentation leading to the growth of community, artistic fulfillment, and artistic success. The theatre has presented more than 80 high quality professional productions to southeastern Michigan with a commitment to providing the best in theatrical productions that has brought it critical acclaim and awards from across the region. More information on Planet Ant Theatre is available online at www.planetant.com.
Pictured: 2013 Colony Fest winners RARRR bring their original comedy Medium RARRR to Planet Ant Theatre Friday and Saturday evenings at 9:00pm October 25 - November 9. Medium RARRR features (L-R) Tom Novik, Jason Valentini, Nuverre Naami and Amber Hunt.