‘Disney’s The Little Mermaid’ opens July 26 in Bloomington

Bloomington Community Education will present its summer musical production next week.

Performances of “Disney’s The Little Mermaid” are 7 p.m. July 26-29, in the Bloomington Kennedy High School auditorium, 9701 Nicollet Ave., with a matinee performance at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 29.

Based on a Hans Christian Andersen’s story and the animated film, “Disney’s The Little Mermaid” features music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken.

More than 50 high school and middle school students will participate as actors, musicians and technical crew. The musical is directed and choreographed by Natalie Schmit.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students, available at the door starting one hour prior to the performance.

A special preview performance for seniors will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 25. Tickets are $5 and will be available at 9 a.m.