Langley Secondary students are taking audiences on an underwater adventure next week in their musical production of The Little Mermaid.
Starring nearly 40 students, accompanied by an 18-member community orchestra, the show will run Feb. 24, 25, March 2, 3, and 4 at 7 p.m. with 2 p.m. matinees on Feb. 25 and March 4.
The musical follows the story of Ariel, a young mermaid, who seeks the help of the wicked sea witch, Ursula, to become a human.
All of the costumes in the production are handmade, including Ursula’s massive octopus skirt, which was crafted out of hula-hoops.
The colourful sets were rescued from a production company in Everett, Wash. Steve Thompson, a teacher at Langley Fundamental Middle Secondary School, found the backdrops last year while he was picking up his own set for Shrek…
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