Friday, February 10, 2012

The Little Mermaid Comes to Central School Theatre

The Children's Theatre Company presents a one-weekend only production of The Little Mermaid at Central School Theatre at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and at 3 p.m. on Sunday. The Children's Theatre Company offers classes and programs for children ages 5-18, and these classes engage the children in all aspects of the theatre experience from costumes and makeup to lighting and scenery. With regular productions held at Central School, the Children's Theatre Company gives children the confidence and experience to pursue opportunities in acting and theatre production later in their lives.

According to the Artistic Director, Kerry A. Onxley, "This season we are thrilled to have CTC alumnus Taylor Simon as our guest director." Simon, a graduate of New York's American Musical and Dramatic Academy, has worked in off-Broadway productions such as "The Revival of Early to Bed." Simon was often seen in lead roles on the CTC stage during his high school years.

In regards to their production of The Little Mermaid, Onxley states, "This is truly a student-generated show. The students are involved in all aspects from set painting to costumes designs to publicity. It is a total learning experience for the children."

To purchase tickets or to find out more information, visit or call (337) 433-7323.