The Detroit Heritage Theater Festival tells the story of Detroit, one play at a time. Written, directed, and acted by local Detroit students, the plays featured at the DHTF tell stories about the rich history surrounding our city while supporting local students, art and theater.

Admission is FREE! Claim your tickets here and find details below. We’re looking forward to seeing you at next year’s festival!


Friday, May 17th @ 6:00pm – 10:00pm

Saturday, May 18th @ 9:00am – 5:00pm

Sunday May 19th @ 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Click here for detailed schedule


The Historic Players Playhouse
3321 East Jefferson Avenue

Detroit Main Library
5201 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
5201 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202

Food & Beverages

Food and beverages from local food truck vendors are available for purchase throughout the festival.