The Little Mermaid, Jr.

The Little Mermaid, Jr.

The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department’s award-winning children’s theatre group, the Star Bright Players, announces open auditions for Disney’s “The Little Mermaid, Jr.” Auditions for this show will be on Sunday, February 3 at Freedom Middle School, 750 Highway 96 West in Franklin.

Disney’s “The Little Mermaid, Jr.” is based on the Hans Christian Anderson story and the Disney film.  The Star Bright production will showcase young talent in the community, and the cast will be made up of children ages 7 through 17 (at the time of audition).

Auditions for new participants in Star Bright will be from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. followed by returning Star Bright Player auditions from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Children may arrive anytime during these time periods, but must be prepared to wait. Parents must remain in waiting areas and may not observe auditions.

Children will be required to sing a song and some may be called back for a second audition on Monday, February 4 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Freedom Middle School.  If preparing a selection to sing, please choose something in the musical theatre genre.

Rehearsals for “The Little Mermaid, Jr.” will be held at Freedom Middle School on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday evenings from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for nine weeks. If cast, children must be able to meet the commitments of this rehearsal schedule. There is a $70 activity fee for all children cast in the show (includes costume rental and cast t-shirt).

Performances are scheduled for Thursday, Friday and Saturday April 18, 19 and 20 at 7 p.m., and Sunday, April 21 at 3 p.m. at Freedom Middle School.

Disney’s “The Little Mermaid, 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.

For more information regarding auditions, rehearsals or performances contact Janey Mason at (615) 790-5719, ext. 2030, or go to www.wcparksandrec.com, keyword Star Bright.

Williamson County Parks and Recreation is a public organization, here to benefit the community.  Anyone may register for and participate in the department’s programs, teams, classes and events. For more information about the facilities and programs of the Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department, visit www.wcparksandrec.com, or call (615) 790-5719, ext. 2010. You may also receive department information by “liking” Williamson County Parks and Recreation on Facebook.

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