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Posted on Wed, Mar 28, 2012 : 10:01 a.m.

Emergent Arts Theatre Company to present its first full season of plays

By Staff

The Emergent Arts Theatre Company, an Ann Arbor-based community theater troupe, will present its first full season of plays this year, starting with Neil Simon‘s "The Odd Couple" May 24-27 at the Arthur Miller Theatre, at 1226 Murfin, in the Walgreen Drama Center. This first production will feature Jon Elliott and Steve Elliott in the lead roles of Oscar and Felix, with direction by Tim Henning.

Other plays in the season will be "Yankee Tavern," by Steven Dietz, direction by Debra Reichard, featuring local favorite Larry Rusinsky, June 28 through July 1 at the Riverside Arts Center, at 76 N. Huron in Ypsilanti.

Also at the Riverside Arts Center will be a new play by Timothy Henning based on the story of Jekyll and Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. Staged readings will be held periodically, with a first production October 18-21.

Finally, running December 20 through 23, Emergent Arts will again present its holiday favorite, "A Christmas Carol," by Charles Dickens, adapted by Timothy Henning, at the Arthur Miller Theatre.

From now until April 15, tickets to all performances are available at for just $10 each as part of the company’s Tax Relief Special. Season tickets for all four shows are also available for just $35.

After April 15, tickets are $20 general admission, $16 for seniors and students with ID. All prices are subject to change without notice and are non-refundable. For more information, call 734-985-0875.