Nearly 100 students in the theater and music departments at Geneseo High School are in final rehearsals for the 2018 musical, “Disney’s The Little Mermaid.” The show is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).

Nearly 100 students in the theater and music departments at Geneseo High School are in final rehearsals for the 2018 musical, “Disney’s The Little Mermaid.” The show is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).

Performances are scheduled for 7 p.m. on Friday, April 27, and Saturday, April 28, and at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 29 in the school’s concert hall.

Tickets are available from cast, crew and orchestra members and online at www.dist228.org. Names will be placed on a waiting list for sold-out performances. Anyone who needs to cancel a reservation is asked to e-mail heatonville6@yahoo.com.

Joe DePauw is directing the show, which features Ariel, a young mermaid who desires to become a human. Her wish is granted and she falls in love with a handsome prince. The story is based on a Hans Christian Andersen tale, and a Disney animated film.

Assisting with the production are: Bryan Stone (set construction), Larry Lord (theater manager in charge of lights and sound), Stephen LaCroix (vocal director), Steve Scherer (orchestra director), Cindy Weaver (rehearsal accompanist), Kathy Lafrenz (choreographer), Bob and Nicole Manasco (Geneseo Performing Arts Council representatives), Suzy Heaton (house manager), Kim Budde (costumer) and Carrie Griffith (activities director).

Cast members are: Ky Ariano, Storm Baca, Sylvia Baumgardner, Tyler Belanger, Caroline Burmahl, Taelor Davis, Veronica Eilers, Kylee Gehl, Ethan Gentry, Aiden Grafft, Elisabeth Grafft, Flynnigan Greene, Mikala Hess, Caylie Hessler, Hannah Hogue, Jacob Jorgensen, Nicholas Koustas, Connor Lillis, Riley Mathews, Colin McConville, Bailey McKean, Jack Moore, Hannah Moreno, Mary Kate Mroz, Audrey Neal, Ava Perrigo, Savannah Rakestraw, Alice Roseman, Will Sammons, Diana Scherer, Augie Schmitt, Sarah Sebastian, Mairi Snyder, Ramsey Spanton, Avery Spranger, Skylar Timbrook, Audrey Toone, Meghan Welfer, Kaylin Widger, Hannah Wiyrick and Emma York.

Additional students are on various crews as well as in the orchestra.