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MY Theatre: Disney’s The Little Mermaid (Sensory-Friendly)
Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 1:00 PM
September 11, 2021 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Disney’s The Little Mermaid (Sensory-Friendly) will celebrate MY Theatre’s fifth season of sensory-friendly performances of youth theatre musicals for families with children and adults on the autism-spectrum and other developmental disabilities. MY Theatre’s Sensory-Friendly performances began with Shrek: The Musical in 2017, and the program has continued to engage and excite audience members of all ages. Musicals are performed in a friendly, supportive environment with slight adjustments to the production, including the reduction of any jarring sounds or lights focused into the audience area. Within the theatre, there is a quiet and play area, if family members need to leave their seats during the performance. For these special performances, no-cost, limited seating is available to individuals and families with developmental disabilities. For additional information regarding our Sensory-Friendly Performances, please contact Dauphne Maloney, 419-522-2726, ext. 212, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Based upon one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney’s The Little Mermaid is an incredibly beautiful love story for audience members of all ages. Featuring music by Academy Award winner, Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, and book by Doug Wright, this fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs, including “Under the Sea,” “Kiss the Girl,” and “Part of Your World.” In a magical kingdom under the seas, Ariel, King Triton’s youngest daughter, longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above and pursue the human, Prince Eric. She bargains with the sea witch, Ursula, to trade her voice for human legs. But, the bargain is not as it seems, and Ariel needs the help of her friends, Flounder, Scuttle, and Sebastian, to restore order under the sea.
Performed by the youth of the Mansfield Youth Theatre, with direction by Dauphne Maloney and musical direction by Brian K. Nabors, Disney’s The Little Mermaid is an enduring, charming family musical, which reminds us that love truly can conquer all.
William and Dotti Jilek
With Support from Sharon Granter, in memory of her late husband Don
In Partnership with Nationwide Children’s
|General Admission Price:||Free up to 6 people, $15/ticket after 6 in a group or for families without sensory needs|
PLEASE READ: The Renaissance is currently utilizing a seating chart that recognizes social distancing for the 2021-2022 season; patrons who purchase a group of 2 or more tickets for a show are welcome to sit together within their purchased ticket range upon arrival at the theatre. Seat availability is subject to change pending government regulations, and patrons who would like to maintain a socially-distanced seat or are interested in changing their seats if restrictions are lifted should contact the Box Office directly to be added to a notification list.
All tickets purchased online and via phone are available for pick up at the Renaissance Box Office will call window prior to the event or during normal business hours.