Under the Sea with Knoxville Children’s Theatre

Beth KinnaneOur Town Youth

Knoxville Children’s Theatre, in partnership with the Clayton Foundation, will present a live production of the Disney classic, “The Little Mermaid Jr.” adapted from Disney’s 2008 Broadway production. The production features the famous music by Alan Menken with lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater. Performances will run from July 9-25 and tickets are $12 to $15.

The Little Mermaid is based on the book by Doug Wright. The music for this version was adapted and arranged by David Weinstein. Journey under the sea with Ariel and her aquatic friends. The play is performed by 25 talented young actors, from ages 10 to 18. The show is directed by KCT student intern Elijah Payne with musical direction by Deena Seals and Paul Jones.

The play will be performed Fridays at 7 p.m., Saturdays at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., and Sundays at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Knoxville Children’s Theatre, 109 E. Churchwell Avenue, 37917. For more information or to purchase tickets go here or call 865-208-3677.

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