Once upon a time, there was a little mermaid who dreamed of the day when she would finally be old enough to explore the wonders of the world above the sea. When her turn finally comes, she is not disappointed. In fact, she saves a young prince from drowning in a shipwreck and falls deeply in love with him. Now her longing increases; she desires to become human so that she can marry her young prince — but as with all dreams, there are sacrifices involved. The little mermaid soon learns that getting her wish means making hard choices. She also learns how much she is willing to give up for someone she loves.
This production includes a family workshop one hour prior to each performance. Participants meet members of the creative team and an actor from the show who relate how they turned a book into a musical. Afterward, children in the audience are invited onstage to create a sea creature that they can take home as a souvenir.