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thursday (1/3)



new year double feature — closing weekend!

 Planet Ant Black Box 

Fri & Sat | 8p

$20 | tix @ planetant.com

Planet Ant Theatre's Sketch Comedy Double Feature Series presents "A New Year Double Feature"! 

" Bringing Up Baby New Year " + " BUBNY 2: New Year's 'EVE' " 

ACT ONE: "Bringing Up Baby New Year"
written by Lauren BickersDave DaviesMike McGettigan, & Shawn Handlon 
directed by Mike McGettigan
asst. directed by Kyle O'Neil & Audra Jantz
featuring Nick Crestwood, Adam Hirtzel, Ellie Warner, & Patty Rooney 

Follow the life of the Baby New Year.! A baby born on the first moment of the new year who ages to a hundred years old in just one year as he finds love and fights against a system of holiday oppression in this game-paced comedy tradition from the Ant.

ACT TWO: " Bringing Up Baby New Year 2: New Year's 'EVE' "
written by Shawn HandlonMike McGettiganDave Davies
directed by Shawn Handlon
featuring Willie Burton III, Alexandra Golden, Andy Reid, & Jackie Strez

While Bringing Up Baby New Year chronicles the life and often tumultuous times of a typical Baby New Year, this new sequel to the popular 2014 holiday comedy explores the impacts on society and bureaucracy in the wake of an atypical Baby New Year. Cobb Woodstein, veteran reporter for BabyTracker.com, is in a race for his life to expose the cover-up and to reveal the hidden truth that threatens the integrity of the time space continuum.

$20 | HALF-OFF OPENING NIGHT & SUNDAY SHOW

Ghost Light Hamtramck bar opens 7p 
Planet Ant Black Box doors open 30 min. prior to show

FREE ENTRY w/ admission:
Friday show followed by Tonight vs Everybody: Late-Night Stand-Up | Saturday show followed by Saturday Night Improv


UP NEXT IN THE BLACK BOX: Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind

January 11 — January 26 | Planet Ant Black Box

Planet Ant Theatre & UnTheatre Co. present...

Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind:
Join us as we attempt to perform 30 plays in 60 minutes!

An evening of UnDescribable original works of all shapes, sizes, and genres to delight the senses and blow your mind. We are UnTheatre Co and this is UnLike anything you've ever seen.

INFO + TIX @ UNTHEATRECO.ORG


Live Comedy All Week!

  • Monday Night Improv w/ Planet Ant Home Team

  • Wednesday Barprov @ Ghost Light (DETROIT’S ONLY IMPROV OPEN MIC! FREE STAGE TIME, OPEN TO ALL EXPERIENCE LEVELS!)

  • Tonight vs. Everybody Late-Night Stand-up Showcase @ Black Box 

  • Saturday Late-Night Improv w/ Planet Ant Farm Team @ Black Box

  • planetant.com/livecomedy for info + tix


 LIVE MUSIC ALL WEEKEND AT GHOST LIGHT!

FRIDAY | Flexadecibel, Funkwagon, Tell Yo Mama, JROSE | $7

SATURDAY | The Gashounds, Lagerheads, Jeff Jablonski | $8