All-of-Us Express Presents "Jolly Roger and the Pirate Queen"

Courtesy Photo: Taylor Knickerbocker and Austin Tanner play Sarah Huffington and Bluebeard in this weekend and next weekend's AECT production.

All-of-Us Express Presents "Jolly Roger and the Pirate Queen"

By FOX 47 News. CREATED Jul 27, 2012

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre (AECT) will bring “Jolly Roger and the Pirate Queen” to the East Lansing Hannah Community Center (ELHCC) stage, 819 Abbot Road, on the weekends of July 27-28 and Aug. 3-4.

Friday performances will take place at 7 p.m. and Saturday performances will take place at 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. There is also space available for ELHCC’s special camp show, taking place Friday, Aug. 3 at 2 p.m. Group tickets are $5/each.

“We encourage all community members to come out for a show in support of our talented area youth,” said AECT Artistic Director Miranda Sue Hartmann. “This latest AECT production of ‘Jolly Roger and the Pirate Queen’ will take audience members on a journey to the high seas and the exciting world of pirates.”

Area youth, ages 6-18, from the communities of East Lansing, Okemos, Dewitt, Lansing, Perry, Holt, Williamston, Haslett, Dimondale, Mason and Laingsburg. The production includes approximately 60-80 cast and crew members, including extras.

This AECT production is presented with support of the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) and the National Endowment for the Arts and is sponsored by Jackson National Life. The guild sponsor is Jackson National Life. Learn more at www.cityofeastlansing.com/allofus.

The All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre (AECT) offers young people of all backgrounds, cultures and lifestyles the opportunity to produce professional quality plays, study many aspects of the dramatic arts and develop valuable life skills while providing outstanding entertainment to the community. AECT brings four major productions to the Greater Lansing community each year with the help of hundreds of youth from throughout the region.


Source: Press Release