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New Day Children’s Theatre Announces Upcoming Production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid

April 26, 2016 - articles -

New Day Children’s Theatre is proud to present Disney’s The Little Mermaid.  Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories and the classic animated film,Disney’s The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, and a compelling book by Doug Wright, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs including “Under the Sea,” “Kiss the Girl,” and “Part of Your World.”

 

Ariel, King Triton’s youngest daughter, wishes to pursue the human Prince Eric in the world above and bargains with the evil sea witch, Ursula, to trade her tail for legs. But the bargain is not what it seems and Ariel needs the help of her colorful friends Flounder the fish, Scuttle the seagull, and Sebastian the crab to restore order under the sea.

Disney’s The Little Mermaid is funded through grants made possible by the Collierville Community Fund, Arts Memphis, and the Tennessee Arts Commission.

 

Performances are set for April 22nd, 23rd, 29th, & 30th at 7:00 pm and April 24th & May 1st at 2:00 pm. Sensory Friendly performance of this show is April 28th at 7:00 pm. The production will take place at The Harrell Performing Arts Theatre (440 W. Powell Rd., Collierville, TN).  For more information, contact New Day Children’s Theatre at (901) 853-9699 or visit our website at www.newdaytheatre.org.   Tickets are NOW on sale!  Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under– seating is general admission.  Show tickets are moving quickly.  Don’t miss out on this underwater adventure!