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Friday, January 13

"Disney's The Little Mermaid" WHO: Spreckels Theatre Company WHAT: "Disney's The Little Mermaid" Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater Book by Doug Wright The award-winning Spreckels Theatre Company takes audiences under the sea for the effervescent Broadway musical "Disney's The Little Mermaid." Based on Disney's animated film inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale, this fishy fantasy follows the adventures of a lovable, but impetuous mermaid princess named Ariel. Despite warnings from her father, King Triton - Ariel continues to leave her father's kingdom to explore the human world and falls in love with a young man named Prince Eric. In order to be part of his world, Ariel makes a dangerous pact with the evil sea witch Ursula. Ariel finds herself (and her loved ones) trapped in Ursula's evil spell. Ariel and her sea friends prevail and love and happiness is restored in kingdoms on land and under the sea. An underwater adventure for all ages, this enchanting production features vibrant costumes, exciting choreography, theatrical surprises and favorite tunes including "Under the Sea," "Part of Your World," "Kiss the Girl" and "Poor Unfortunate Souls." This main stage production is presented with the new Paradyne projection system, developed by Spreckels Performing Arts Center, combining still images and animations to create multiple backdrop effects - creating a visual aesthetic that's exciting and visually surprising for audiences of the 21st Century. Starring Julianne Thompson Bretan of San Rafael as Ariel, The Little Mermaid; Jacob Bronson as Prince Eric; Mary Gannon Graham as Ursula; Fernando Siu as Flounder; Sean O'Brien as Scuttle; Robert Finney as Sebastian; Steven Barker as King Triton; and featuring a large ensemble cast of sea creatures, sailors and members of King Triton and Prince Eric's courts. Directed by Gene Abravaya Music Direction by Tina Lloyd Meals Choreography by Michella Snider Costumes by Pamela Enz WHEN: April 29 to May 22, 2016 Please note that performances for this production are at 7 p.m. and 1 p.m. 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 1 p.m. Sundays and 1 p.m. Saturdays May 14 & May 21; 7 p.m. Thursday, May 19 TICKETS: $16 to $26 $16 students; $22 youth; $24 seniors; $26 general. Student Rush: Spreckels welcomes SSU and SRJC students to take advantage of its student rush price. Present student ID at the Spreckels box office 10 minutes before curtain for special admission of $12. Reservations recommended. TICKETS ONLINE: http://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?organ_val=36249&schedule=list WHERE: Spreckels Performing Arts Center Codding Theatre, 5409 Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park, CA 94928 PHONE: 707-588-3400 For tickets, call the Spreckels Box Office at 707-588-3400. Box Office hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 12 to 5 p.m. and one hour before showtime. WEBSITE: www.spreckelsonline.com VIDEO: https://animoto.com/play/7lhoL0ctWYVC0IOxMFto9w

The Little Mermaid at The Fox

when: Thurs. at 7:30 p.m., Fri. at 8 p.m., Sat. at 2 & 8 p.m., Sun. at 1 p.m.

where: Midtown, The Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, Ga

cost: From $30/ person

ages: All ages

Be enchanted by the wonderful adventures of a very tiny and very hungry caterpillar, plus other favorite stories by Eric Carle, in this delightful performance with fanciful, oversized puppets!

I See a Story: The Art of Eric Carle

when: Tues.-Thurs. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fri. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sun. noon to 5 p.m.

where: Midtown, The High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, Ga

cost: $19.50/ adult, $12/ ages 6-17, 5 & under free

ages: All ages


Play the Play with Cat the Cat at The Alliance Theatre

when: Jan 13, 2017 - Feb 19

where: Midtown, The Alliance Theatre, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, Ga

cost: From $10/ adult and $5/ ages 6-12

ages: All ages


‘Magic Tree House®’ at The Children’s Museum

when: Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sat. and Sun. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: Downtown, Children's Museum of Atlanta, 275 Centennial Olympic Park Dr NW, Atlanta, Ga

cost: $14.95 (+tax). Children under 1 are free.

ages: All ages

Polar Fest - Detroit Lakes, Mi - Feb. 5 - 15, 2016

Snow Mountain Tubing and Snow-Play

when: Open select dates; see website for details

where: Stone Mountain, Stone Mountain Park, 1000 Robert E. Lee Blvd, Stone Mountain, Ga

cost: From $28/ person

ages: All ages


Skate Atlantic Station

when: Times vary, see website for details

where: Atlantic Station, SKATE Atlantic Station, Atlanta, Ga

cost: Adults $13, under 12 $10, Price includes skate rental

ages: All ages

Astor Rink St. Regis Atlanta

Ice Skate at The St. Regis Atlanta

when: Weekdays from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Weekends from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

where: Buckhead, Astor Holiday Rink at St. Regis Atlanta, 88 West Paces Ferry Rd, Atlanta, Ga

cost: $30/ hour, adults and $18/ hour, ages 15 and under

ages: All ages


Chinese Lantern Festival at Centennial Olympic Park

when: Sun.-Thurs. from 6-10 p.m., Fri. & Sat. from 6-11 p.m.

where: Downtown, Centennial Park District, Atlanta, Ga

cost: $18/ adults, $14/ kids

ages: All ages


See Dear Edwina at Onstage Atlanta

when: Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 3 p.m.

where: Ponce, Onstage Atlanta, 2969 East Ponce De Leon Ave., Atlanta, Ga

cost: Tickets start at $13

ages: All ages