Cast announced for 'The Little Mermaid'
The cast of 41 community members for the upcoming Pequot Lakes Community Theatre production of "Disney's The Little Mermaid" has been set.
People might recognize some names from past productions and others are making their community theater debut with this performance.
The cast includes Sylvia Borash (Ariel), Jacob Hanson (Prince Eric), Erik Paulson (King Triton), Rachael Kline (Sebastian), Josiah Sechser (Flounder), Nolan Reynolds (Scuttle), Lizzie Ortmeier (Ursula), Nicole Rothleutner (Jetsam), Brianna Engles (Flotsam), Maureen Paulus (Windward), Corissa Kerger (Leeward), Sharon Hartley (Grimsby), Patrick Kennedy (Chef Louis), Ben Gordon (Pilot), Kate Davis (Atina), Libby Borash (Arista), Molly Savage (Alana), Autumn Paulus (Aquata), Delaney Larson (Andrina) and Karla Johnson (Adella).
The ensemble cast is composed of men, women and children of all ages, including Eddie Binda, M. Hollis Ford, Eric Boyles, Jaydon Friedel, Phyl Bell, Jacob Beckmann, Alex Erickson, Holly Brandt, Susan Langins, Shayna Schmidt, Taisha Linder, Jessie Weber, Abby Pratt, Mackenzie Pratt, Emily Pratt, Cleo Weber, Emma Spiczka, Gianna Sechser, Sarah Maroney, Hadara Schneider and Cara Scharenbroich.
The show will run July 17-27. There will be two ASL Interpreted performances - July 21 and 26. Anyone needing tickets for these performances should book them through Pequot Lakes Community Education by calling 218-568-9200 and speaking with Lori.
Tickets for other shows can also be booked through community education or by going to www.glapa.org and clicking the "buy tickets" link to choose a date and seat. There are Saturday matinees, so read show times carefully when purchasing.
"The Little Mermaid" features a magical kingdom beneath the sea, where the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. 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." A Pequot Lakes Community Theatre production by special arrangement with Music Theatre International, MTI Shows.