Current Season: 31

The 31st Anniversary Season for AECT features four mainstage productions. All Ticket purchases are made with the City of East Lansing at the Hannah Community Center Front Desk, or by following this link: City of East Lansing Ticket Information 

Fall 2019

It’s nearly midnight, of course, and our troubled protagonist is having difficulty sleeping … or so he thinks. With the Raven acting as a grim and mischievous tour guide, both the positively dead and the presumed living give breath to thrilling Poe retellings of his greatest works, including “The
Tell-Tale Heart,” “The Raven” and more.

Auditions (ages 9-18)
August 22-23 (6:30-8:30 p.m.)

Show Dates:

October 25 & November 1 (7 p.m.)
October 26 & November 2 (3 p.m.)
October 27 & November 3 (3 p.m.)
On stage at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road

Winter 2020

After their involvement in the death of a royal forester, Robin Hood, his best friend Will and Marian find themselves on the hit list of the evil Sheriff of Nottingham. The sheriff’s men raid a pub in Lincolnshire and kidnap the beautiful Ellen Dierwald. The survivors of the raid soon become the Merry
Men. Together they set out to steal taxes from right under the sheriff’s nose and distribute the treasure to the poor. King John hatches a plot to kill Robin Hood, and Ellen finds herself forced into an engagement to the evil sheriff. Will Robin and his Merry Men be able to stop King John’s plot and the sheriff’s engagement in time?

Auditions (ages 9-18)
November 14 & 15 (6:30-8:30 p.m.)

Show Dates:

February 7 & 14 (7 p.m.)
February 8 & 15 (3 p.m.)
February 9 & 16 (3 p.m.)
On stage at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road

Spring 2020

Roald Dahl’s much-loved story follows the vain attempts of three farmers, Boggis, Bunce and Bean (one fat, one short, one lean) to get rid of the fox who regularly steals food. As the farmers’ plans backfire, learn how the Fantastic Mr. Fox devises a plan that ensures his family and friends have full stomachs.

Auditions (ages 9-18)
February 27 & 28 (6:30-8:30 p.m.)

Show Dates:

April 24 & May 1 (7 p.m.)
April 26 & May 2 (3 p.m.)
April 27 & May 3 (3 p.m.)
On stage at the Riverwalk Theatre, 228 Museum Dr., Lansing

Summer 2020

A story of true love and acceptance between sisters, Frozen JR. expands upon the emotional relationship and journey between Princesses Anna and Elsa. When faced with danger, the two discover their hidden potential and
the powerful bond of sisterhood.

Auditions (Ages 9-18)
May  28 & 29 (6:30-8:30 p.m.)

Show Dates:

July 24 & 31 (7 p.m.)
July 25 & August 1 (3 p.m.)
July 26 & August 2 (3 p.m.)
On stage at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road