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Childrens theater transports audience to underwater world
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Based on Disney’s animated movie, a children’s theater group will bring “The Little Mermaid Jr.” to life this weekend at Brenau University’s Hosch Theater.

The production is being performed by Play On Players, a children’s theater company founded by Carly Berg and Haden Rider, who are graduates of the Gainesville Theatre Alliance artist training program. Children in the theater group ranging in ages 7 to 18.

Showtimes will be 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 429 Academy St. in Gainesville.

Tickets are $11 for children and $13 for adults. To buy tickets, visit or purchase them at the theater door. Shows are known to sell out, and online purchases are recommended.

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