Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) announces their upcoming production of Once on This Island Jr, a highly original theatrical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s popular fairy tale, The Little Mermaid, and the Tony-nominated Broadway musical by the legendary writing team, Ahrens and Flaherty.
A full-hearted musical, Once on This Island Jr. tells the story of Ti Moune, a peasant girl who rescues and falls in love with Daniel, a wealthy boy from the other side of her island. When Daniel is returned to his people, the fantastical gods who rule the island guide Ti Moune on a quest that will test the strength of her love against the powerful forces of prejudice, hatred and even death.
The talented cast, comprised of award winners and nominees ages 6-18, presents the show February 22-25, 2018 in Anthem. The award-winning production staff includes Co-Directors/Co-Choreographers Sarah Brayer and Lyndsie Clymer, Vocal Director Jackie Hammond, and Stage Manager Sarah Brayer.
Performances take place Thursday – Saturday at Musical Theatre of Anthem, 42323 N. Vision Way, Anthem, AZ 85086. Times vary, so please see website for details. Tickets may be purchased online at www.musicaltheatreofanthem.org. Adult tickets are $19; Students, Seniors and Children 12 and under are $16.
Once on This Island Jr. is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019 Phone: (212) 541-4684 Fax: (212) 397-4684 www.MTIShows.com
Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) is an award-winning, non-profit theater company located in Anthem, Arizona. The mission of MTA is to develop youth and adults within the field of performing arts while enhancing their intrinsic creativity and brokering their vast talents. MTA trains and educates youth so that they can become the artists, patrons, and leaders of tomorrow while providing opportunities to adults that empower them and foster their creativity. MTA’s principles include casting all who audition in select productions, presenting high quality shows that everyone can enjoy, and providing a positive environment where performers can practice teamwork and communication skills while experiencing the pride of accomplishment.