Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID JR. Playing at the Middle School Gym in Aurelia

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Photos by April Allen

Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID JR. is playing at the Middle School Gym in Aurelia on Thursday, March 27 at 7:00 p.m. Ticket prices are $5 for adults and $1 for students. The 60-minute musical, designed for middle-school aged performers, is based on the 2008 Broadway production and the 1989 animated feature film. The 7th/8th grade cast contains approximately 55 students led by Deb Peterson, Nikole Nuttall, and Sara Walter. We are really excited to share our production with you. Come and support all of our creativity and hard work. This classic Disney title contains all of the songs from the Academy AwardŽ winning animated feature film as well as three new songs from the Broadway show. THE LITTLE MERMAID JR. takes place in a magical kingdom beneath the sea, where a beautiful young mermaid named Ariel (Alicia Turnquist) longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. But first, she'll have to defy her father (Ricky Pizano), the king of the sea, escape the clutches of an evil sea witch (Annika Patton) and convince a prince (Tristan Jansen) that she's the girl with the perfect voice. Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID JR. is based on the Hans Christian Andersen story and the Disney film. The book is by Doug Wright, Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, and Music Adapted and Arranged by David Weinstein. Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID JR. is presented through special arrangement with and all authorized performance materials are supplied by Music Theatre International, 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019. Phone: 212-541-4684, Fax: 212-397-4684, www.MTIShows.com