first_imgPEF and EVSC Announce Summer Musical 2016The Public Education Foundation and Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation announced today (01-20-2016) their 28th Annual Summer Musical: Disney’s The Little Mermaid, to be presented July 14-17, 2016 in the Aiken Theatre at Old National Events Plaza in downtown Evansville. Show times are July 14, 15 and 16 (Thursday – Saturday) at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, July 16 and Sunday, July 17 at 2:00 p.m.“In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above.”Music Theatre International website: on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney’s The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for all ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken and lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, this fishy fable will capture the hearts of both young and old with its irresistible songs including “Under the Sea,” “Kiss the Girl,” and “Part of Your World.”   – See more at: .All Tri-State students currently in Grades 7-12 are invited to participate in auditions, which will be held April 5 and 6 from 3:30-7:30 p.m. in the performing arts center at the Academy for Innovative Studies – Diamond Avenue. Callbacks will be on Thursday, April 7, 3:30-8:00 p.m., also at AIS Diamond.Rehearsals will begin immediately after the end of the school year and will be held at the Southern Indiana Career & Technical Center. Students interested in participating must be able to commit to the program, including all rehearsals and show times (May 23 through July 18.)For more information, or to make a donation in support of the Summer Musical, visit the PEF website at or contact Amy Walker, Executive Director of the Public Education Foundation, at 422-1699 or 480-7406.The mission of the Public Education of Evansville, Inc. (PEF) is inspiring and rewarding student-centered innovation in public education. PEF board, supporters and staff believe that high quality public education is fundamental to the economic, cultural and civic health of our society; and that all students deserve the best possible public education in order to realize their full potential.Follow PEF on Facebook (, Twitter (PEFEVV), and at .For More Information Contact: Amy Walker, Executive Director, 812 422-1699 (office) or 812-480-7406 (cell).FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img