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[ARCHIVED] All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre to Host Benefit Concert on Thursday, June 9

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre (AECT) will be hosting a benefit concert on Thursday, June 9 at 7 p.m. at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.

The benefit concert will feature a performance by Michigan singer-songwriter Wally Pleasant, who plays humorous songs based on folk music and rock ‘n’ roll influences from the 1950s and 1960s.

"We're excited to start the summer off with a family-friendly concert featuring a local musician,” said AECT Board of Trustees Vice President Jen VanDerHeide. “It will be a great way for families to celebrate the end of the school year while supporting children's theatre programming."

Tickets are available for purchase ahead of time and at the door. Pre-sale tickets are $10 for youth (17 and under), $20 for adults (18 and older) and tickets purchased at the door are $15 for youth, $25 for adults. Children under the age of 5 years old can attend for free. Community members can purchase tickets online at

This AECT benefit concert is generously sponsored by the Michigan State University Federal Credit Union.

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.

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