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Ballet Excel Ohio The Little Mermaid Uso Radio Show 1942

Mar 11th 2017 @ Akron Civic Theatre

Akron, OH
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Saturday, March 11th, 2017
2:00 PM
Akron Civic Theatre
182 South Main Street, Akron, OH 44308
The opening ballet, "USO Radio Show 1942", was choreographed by Francis Patrelle for Ballet Excel Ohio in 1997. The ballet opens on a live 1942 USO radio show being produced in Akron, Ohio. The audience shares in the patriotic fervor such a show created through its use of song, music and dance numbers. Based on the children's classic, Ballet Excel Ohio's feature ballet of "The Little Mermaid" is a modified version of the Hans Christian Andersen original. The beautiful music used for this ballet is by French composer, Andre Messager (1853-1929). First performed by BXO in 2012, talented choreographer, Tom Gold brings back a crowd favorite to the Akron Civic Theatre. A universally heartwarming story of youthful adventure, light romance and a quest for togetherness, the two main characters brave obstacles despite coming from very different worlds of land and sea. Use Code B3G1 in the offer box to unlock a Buy 3, Get 1 Free offer. Not valid on previously purchased tickets.