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Theater Review: "Disney’s The Little Mermaid"

Chassey Bennett (Ariel) and David Burnham (Prince Eric).

Some people (and creatures) are never happy. Take Ariel, Disney’s little mermaid, for example. The daughter of King Triton, she is supposed to stick to the watery world like her better-behaved sisters. But no, Ariel keeps running away to the human world (where she thinks she belongs), much to her father’s annoyance.

Theater Review: "Aida"

Daebreon Poiema as Aida.

The last time I reviewed Elton John’s “Aida,” I closed with this line: “I’ll take my Verdi straight, please.”

That said, Moonlight Stage Productions offers (through July 1) a fine production of John’s pop version of the Aida story, which uses Leontyne Price’s children’s book as its text source.

Theater Review: "Sister Act"

Daebreon Poiema (center) and The Sisters

A wannabe club singer who had the bad taste to date a shady club owner with murderous tendencies is in the wrong place at the wrong time and witnesses a murder by her “boyfriend.” She hotfoots it to the cops, who put her in the witness protection program and move her to a convent to hide out.

“Sweeney Todd” to close season at Moonlight Amphitheatre

“Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street” will slice its way to the stage of the Moonlight Amphitheatre as the final production of Moonlight Stage Productions’ 32nd summer season with performances Sept. 19 through Oct. 6.