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The Detroit Public Theatre is moving into a former garage in Midtown that’s 100 years old.

The new location, located at 3960 Third Ave., will feature a black box theatre seating 200, as well as a bookshop, lobby, bar, rehearsal room and dressing rooms.

“There’s something magic and organic that happens at Detroit Public Theatre — and this new permanent home will help expand our impact and reach,” DPT executive artistic producer Dominique Morisseau said in a statement.

Morisseau added, “The magic happens when our audiences experience Detroit Public Theatre’s riveting stories on stage — stories that speak to all of us, stories that represent us in all our complexity, stories that make our city more connected. In addition to housing our work, this building will support a thriving theatre community in Detroit by providing residencies so other companies and artists have a place to create and present their work.”

The theatre is projected to open in spring 2022.

For more information, visit http://www.detroitpublictheatre.org/.

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