FCT to present ‘Little Mermaid’

FREMONT — Fremont Community Theatre is to present Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and May 10, 11, 17 and 18, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 12 and 19, in the theater at 1551 Dickinson St.

Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s stories and the animated film, Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” is a love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater and a book by Doug Wright, this fishy fable offers songs such as “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, bargaining 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.

Cast members include Leslie Childers (Ariel), Carlos Baez (Pilot), Colin Bather (Prince Eric), Jacqueline DeFriece (Grimsby), Jackson Smith (Flounder), Timothy Button (Scuttle), Taylor Peck (Windward), Reagan Huff (Leeward), Ethan Mandeville (King Triton), Curtis Brown (Sebastian), Zoe Holland (Flotsam), Clayton Sooy (Jetsam), Lori Willey (Ursula) and Tim Bolton (Chief Louis).

Mersisters are Atina, Miranda Garlock; Arista, Keisha Kuns; Aquata, Alycia Lenke; Alana, Amy Reeves; Andrina, Amaya Jones; and Adella, Hannah Whitman.

Sailors are Tim Bolton, Aaron Brown, Brian Bryant, Joshua Fowler, Savannah Hetrick, Jim Posey and Samantha Rickard.

Sea are include Cheryl Bolton, Brian Bryant, Chloe Carr, Ashly Conley, Sarah Edwards, Joshua Fowler, Nancy Hardy-Derby, Lincey Hinkle, Reagan Huff, Journie Jones, Gwendilyn Kiser, Taylor Peck, Jim Posey, Amelia Purk, Allie Schmidt, Sarah Stamm, ShelbyThornhill, Lynne Wagner and Mena Wylykanowitz.

Gulls are Chloe Carr, Ashly Conley, Nancy Hardy Derby, Journie Jones, Lynne Wagner and Mena Wylykanowitz.

Maids are Savannah Hetrick, Samantha Rickard, Shelby Thornhill and Lynne Wagner

Chefs are Carlos Baez, Aaron Brown, Brian Bryant, Sarah Edwards, Joshua Fowler, Allie Schmidt, Sarah Stamm and Jim Posey.

Pond Creatures are Carlos Baez, Tim Bolton, Aaron Brown, Brian Bryant, Chloe Carr, Ashly Conley, Joshua Fowler, Nancy Hardy-Derby, Savannah Hetrick, Journie Jones, Gwendilyn Kiser, Jim Posey, Amelia Purk, Samantha Rickard, Sarah Stamm, Shelby Thornhill, Lynne Wagner and Mena Wylykanowitz.

Princesses are Cheryl Bolton, Sarah Edwards, Lincey Hinkle, Gwendilyn Kiser, Amelia Purk and Allie Schmidt.

Children appearing as sea and pond creatures include Ava Amarante, Brooke Childers, Saebra Cooks, Abigail Fowler, Daphne Holland, Mariska Rakay, Quincy Smith , Reagan Smith, Cora Sooy, Jacob Stevens, Alise Tooman and Ellis Wylykanowitz.

Tickets cost $15 for adults, $12 for military and seniors older than 60, and $5 for students and children in grade 12 and younger.


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