A kid’s feast of musicals
SOUNDS FAMILIAR By Baby A. Gil
(The Philippine Star) Updated May 25, 2011 12:00 AM
For parents who want to wean their kids from video games and TV shows, this is the best time to introduce them to the joys of musical theater. The next few months will see the staging of three musicals based on well-loved children’s stories and any of the following productions will provide a good introduction. The kiddies may express reluctance at first but give them the right show and I am sure they, and the adults will enjoy the experience.
Disney’s The Little Mermaid starring Rachelle Ann Go as Ariel and Erik Santos as Prince Eric at the Meralco Theater from Nov. 18 to Dec. 11. This is based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale but with a happy ending. It tells of Ariel, the mermaid princess who dreams of living in the world above the sea and who falls in love with a human prince.