ECT’s The Little Mermaid

The Elkhorn Community Theatre is performing Disney’s The Little Mermaid June 22-25, 2017.   Elkhorn Hills United Methodist Church members are involved in this production.  Those members include:  Sherry Wade, Director, Tori Cammack (ensemble role), Bailey Klanderud (ensemble role), Caitlyn McBeth (ensemble role), and Evie and Brooke Wade (children’s ensemble).   Additionally, Caroline Haase is accompanying the show with her french horn from the orchestra pit and Kadi Carleton is helping with the tech crew.

Come support our Elkhorn community and our EHUMC members.

Show Details

ECT’s The Little Mermaid will be performed at Elkhorn South High School.

Show dates and times are as follows:

  • Thursday, June 22nd at 7 pm
  • Friday, June 23rd at 7 pm
  • Saturday, June 24th at 7 pm
  • Sunday, June 25th at 2 pm

Tickets may be purchased online or at the door.  Online tickets are $12; Tickets at the door are $15.  Click on the link to purchase tickets online.

Stage Agent’s Synopsis of “The Little Mermaid”

Beautiful mermaid Ariel should be a happy girl — she lives in an enchanted undersea country, her father is a King, and she has the most beautiful singing voice. But she is a passionate, headstrong teenager, and wants what she cannot have — to live on land. When she falls in love with a handsome human prince, Ariel is more determined than ever to gain a pair of legs. But her only option is to defy her furious father, and bargain for the help of Ursula the Sea Witch, with her voice the price of entry onto dry land. With the help of Flounder the fish, Scuttle the seagull, and officious court composer Sebastian the crab, Ariel must wordlessly gain the love of Prince Eric within three days — or lose her soul to the ambitious witch!

Based on the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, and the wildly popular Disney film, this musical staging of The Little Mermaid features a funny and fanciful book by Doug Wright, with the beloved score by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, and Glenn Slater in an expanded but completely faithful form, featuring the rambunctious and persuasive “Under the Sea,” the romantic expectation of “Kiss the Girl,” and that anthem to longing and belonging, “Part of Your World.”

About Elkhorn Community Theatre

The Elkhorn Community Theatre was founded on the objective to involve as many members of the community of Elkhorn as possible by participation in committees, by performing, or by attending the productions. It is our hope that providing this outlet will give the citizens an opportunity to bond as a community, and to improve the quality of life in Elkhorn.

The Elkhorn Community Theatre, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit Nebraska corporation, was founded in April 1998 upon the idea that every community can benefit from participation in the arts. Theater brings together many different talents and specialties, from the obvious, such as acting and singing, to the not-so-obvious, such as construction, choreography, lighting specialties, sound specialities, costuming, etc.

Click on the link to learn more about Elkhorn Community Theatre.

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