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Wild Swan will hold annual benefit concert March 19

News February 14, 2017 Encore Staff

ANN ARBOR—Children, adults, and families are invited to celebrate Wild Swan Theater’s 37th season and their annual benefit concert, An Afternoon of Ann Arbor’s Best. The concert will be held at The Ark on Sunday, March 19th at 1:00 pm and will feature a line-up of family-friendly talent, including Gemini with Emily Slomovits, Peter Madcat Ruth, and Frank Pahl.  Each of these gifted artists has collaborated with Wild Swan in creating theater innovative theater experiences.  Storyteller and AADL Youth Librarian Laura Pershin Raynor will be the emcee.  This event will be shadow interpreted by Synergy on Stage for Deaf audience members.

Gemini, twin brother musicians Sandor and Laszlo Slomovits, write and play acoustic music for children and families. Peter Madcate Ruth is a Grammy Award-winning virtuoso harmonica player based out of Ann Arbor. Frank Pahl is a Michigan-based musician/composer/sound artist, working in several styles including “toy pop”, or music made with toys.

Tickets are $20 adult, $15 youth/senior, or $60 for a 4-pack.  Tickets are available through at www.wildswantheater.org , or by calling Wild Swan at 734-995-0530.  If available. tickets may be purchased at the door on the day of the concert.

Wild Swan Theater is dedicated to producing professional children’s theater of the highest artistic quality for young people and families that is accessible, diverse and inclusive, through affordable ticket prices and innovative outreach programs.  For more information about the company, its current season, touring programs, and drama camps and classes, visit the Wild Swan website at www.wildswantheater.org.

Photo: Frank Pahl.

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