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Planet Ant Announces 2020-21 Board Of Directors Photo Planet Ant Announces 2020-21 Board Of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2020

Planet Ant would like to welcome Daniel Jackson to his new role as president of the Planet Ant Board of Directors, and congratulate Dave Davies and Lauren Bickers on their return to their previously held positions as secretary and treasurer, respectively. Darren Shelton will remain our Executive Director.

A VERY GOLDEN GIRLS CHRISTMAS Will Come to The Ringwald Theatre Photo A VERY GOLDEN GIRLS CHRISTMAS Will Come to The Ringwald Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019

Opening November 22nd, 2019 at The Ringwald Theatre in Ferndale, A Very Golden Girls Christmas: An Unauthorized Parody is a delightful mash-up of some of your favorite episodes of the beloved sit-com. This holiday, spend an evening with Rose, Blanche, Sophia, and Dorothy!

Planet Ant Double Feature Opens This Weekend Photo Planet Ant Double Feature Opens This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2019

Planet Ant Theatre is thrilled to announce the double-premiere of two all-original one-act comedies from longtime-established writers and performers in the metro Detroit theatre community. A Summer Double Feature presents "Death by Chocolate" (written by and starring Joe Hingelberg and Travis Pelto; directed by Brian Lark) and "Fatal Erection" (written by & featuring Lauren Bickers, Dave Davies, Shawn Handlon, & Scott Sanford; also featuring Kelly Rossi; directed by Dave Davies). Hingelberg, Pelto, Bickers, Davies, and Handlon are all active members of the Planet Ant Improv Colony Home Team; Sanford is a member of the Planet Ant resident sketch troupe, the Ant Hall Players; Rossi is a longtime Planet Ant playwright (He Said Yes, contributing member of the Planet Ant Sketch Writers Group), actor (Yes Weed Can), and the Executive Director of Boxfest Detroit. Together, these legendary performers are teaming up to bring the best of their combined talents to Planet Ant's three-week run in the Black Box Theater.

Planet Ant Presents a Holiday Double Feature Photo Planet Ant Presents a Holiday Double Feature
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018

Planet Ant Theatre continues their high-speed 25th season with another installment of the new Black Box Double Feature Series. The holiday block features two all-original one-acts guaranteed to lighten hearts & lift spirits this holiday season.

Go Comedy! Welcomes Diversity, Original Comedy & More This Month Photo Go Comedy! Welcomes Diversity, Original Comedy & More This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

This month, Go Comedy! is proud to present three original events featuring improvisers from the areas' diverse communities. Represent!, Female Hysteria, and TRUE COLORS: Come out and Play will appear on Wednesdayevenings at 9:00pm. In addition, the award-winning improv theater will welcome its newest original comedy Swine and Potato, Thursday nights while continuing its popular BITS improv tournament for the summer. Tickets for all Go Comedy! shows ($10-$18) are available now online at www.gocomedy.net and in person at the Go Comedy! Box office beginning at 6:00pm Wednesday-Sunday. Show descriptions and a complete performance schedule follow below.   

Planet Ant Says Goodbye To Toxic Masculinity In WHO RUN THE WORLD Photo Planet Ant Says Goodbye To Toxic Masculinity In WHO RUN THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

Planet Ant will say goodbye to toxic masculinity when it presents its newest original comedy Who Run The World March 16 - April 7 at The Planet Ant Black Box Theater. Tickets ($10-$20) are on sale now at www.planetant.com or in person 30 minutes prior to show time at the Planet Ant Box Office.

Planet Ant presents GAME PLAY this February Photo Planet Ant presents GAME PLAY this February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Planet Ant is proud to welcome the winner of the 2017 Box Fest Detroit, Charity Clark-Anderson, to direct her original work Game PlayFebruary 2-17 at The Planet Ant Black Box Friday and Saturday evenings at 8pm. Tickets ($10) are on sale now at www.planetant.com or in person 30 minutes prior to show time at the Planet Ant Box Office.

Planet Ant Celebrates the Holidays with CHRISTMAS IMPOSSIBLE Photo Planet Ant Celebrates the Holidays with CHRISTMAS IMPOSSIBLE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

This season, Planet Ant Theatre will present the holiday-themed, action spoof Christmas Impossible, an adaptation of its 2003 original comedy 25, November 24 - December 16. Tickets ($20) are on sale now at www.planetant.com and in person at the Planet Ant Box Office starting 30 minutes prior to show time. A complete performance schedule follows,

Planet Ant Celebrates the Holidays with CHRISTMAS IMPOSSIBLE Photo Planet Ant Celebrates the Holidays with CHRISTMAS IMPOSSIBLE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

This season, Planet Ant Theatre will present the holiday-themed, action spoof Christmas Impossible, an adaptation of its 2003 original comedy 25, November 24 - December 16. Tickets ($20) are on sale now at www.planetant.com and in person at the Planet Ant Box Office starting 30 minutes prior to show time. A complete performance schedule follows,

Planet Ant Goes To Camp in CAMPTASTIC Photo Planet Ant Goes To Camp in CAMPTASTIC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Planet Ant Theatre is going to camp October 27 - November 11 with Camptastic, an original comedy from 2017 Colony Fest winners The Gay Agenda. Tickets ($10) are on sale now at www.planetant.com and in person at the Planet Ant Box Office starting 30 minutes prior to show time.

AMAZING DAVE Launches Planet Ant Theatre's 2017-18 Season This Week Photo AMAZING DAVE Launches Planet Ant Theatre's 2017-18 Season This Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Planet Ant Theatre opens it 2017-18 season September 15 with Amazing Dave, an original one-act comedy directed by Shawn Handlon featuring several members from the new Improv Colony Farm Team. Amazing Dave will continue Today and Saturday evenings through September 30.

AMAZING DAVE Launches Planet Ant Theatre's 2017-18 Season This Week Photo AMAZING DAVE Launches Planet Ant Theatre's 2017-18 Season This Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Planet Ant Theatre opens it 2017-18 season September 15 with Amazing Dave, an original one-act comedy directed by Shawn Handlon featuring several members from the new Improv Colony Farm Team. Amazing Dave will continue Friday and Saturday evenings through September 30.

EncoreMichigan Announces 2017 Wilde Awards Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Theater professionals from across Michigan will gather Aug. 28 when The 2017 Wilde Awards are presented at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts in the Detroit suburb of West Bloomfield.

Planet Ant to Welcome CRISTINA NO h 6/15-17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Planet Ant is set to welcome CRISTINA NO h, a true comedic play by Windsor, Ontario native Cristina Orlando, for one weekend only June 15-17. Tickets ($20) are available online at planetant.com or in person beginning 30 minutes prior at the Planet Ant box office.

THE RIOT Continues in Ferndale This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Fresh off a very successful run at the Planet Ant Theatre in Hamtramck, RIOT GRRRL 90s comes to Ferndale for a TWO WEEKEND - LIMITED ENGAGEMENT at the RINGWALD THEATRE in Ferndale.

Planet Ant Presents Box Fest Winner RIOT GRRRL 90'S by Dyan Bailey 1/13-28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Planet Ant will present the original one-act Riot Grrrl 90s written and directed by the 2016 Box Fest winner Dyan Bailey, January 13-28. Tickets ($10) are on sale now online at www.planetant.com. A complete schedule follows this release.

Original Comedy THE FALL Opens Friday
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Planet Ant will present the original comedy, The Fall, from the winners of its 2016 Colony Fest, Natural Born Killaz, October 14-29. Tickets ($10) are on sale now online atwww.planetant.com. A complete schedule follows this release.

Planet Ant to Kick Off 2016-17 Season with REALLY REALLY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Planet Ant Theatre will kick off its 2016-17 season with Paul Downs Colaizzo's startlingly funny play Really Really September 9 - October 1.

Planet Ant to Kick Off 2016-17 Season with REALLY REALLY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Planet Ant Theatre will kick off its 2016-17 season with Paul Downs Colaizzo's startlingly funny play Really Really September 9 - October 1.

2016 Wilde Awards Nominations Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

Theater professionals from across Michigan will gather Aug. 29 when The 2016 Wilde Awards are presented at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts in the Detroit suburb of West Bloomfield. Presented by EncoreMichigan.com, the most comprehensive resource for news and information about the state's professional theater industry, The Wilde Awards were established in 2002 to honor the excellent work produced by Michigan's professional theaters.

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