HOW I BECAME A PIRATE's Eric Eilerson to Appear at Rochester Hills Public Library, 4/18

HOW I BECAME A PIRATE's Eric Eilerson to Appear at Rochester Hills Public Library, 4/18

Eric Eilerson, who plays Jacob Jeremy in How I Became A Pirate the musical, will make his way to Rochester Hills Public Library to visit with children and read Melinda Long's popular children's book in which the play is based on on Friday, April 18 at 4 p.m.

Children will join the adventures of Jacob Jeremy as he jumps on board to join Capitan Braid Beard and his pirate crew. Songs like "A Good One to Boot," "Green Teeth," "I'm Really Just a Sensitive Guy," "You've Got To Talk Like A Pirate," "Pirates Don't Aaargh!," and many others will have children leaving the theatre secretly wishing for Braid Beard and the gang to one day pay them a visit!

Eilerson's recent work includes appearances in Hamlet as part of the Michigan Shakespeare Festival and as the boy in Ernie, a play by Mitch Albom.

Rochester Hills Public Library is located at 500 Olde Towne Rd, Rochester, MI 48307. Performance schedule: Friday, April 25 - 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.; Saturday, April 26 - 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.; and Sunday, April 27 - 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

Tickets ($19) are on sale now and can be purchased at, The Fox Theatre and Joe Louis Arena box offices, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy (without service charge) at all Ticketmaster locations and To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000. Groups receive a discount by calling (313) 471-3099. Family four packs are available for $60 and must be purchased in denominations of four.


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