TWO casts of young performers will bring Broadway's sparkling musical The Little Mermaid to Shanklin Theatre.

Theatretrain's students aged between six and 18 will benefit from professional sets, professional costumes and a recorded full orchestra as they bring the show to their audiences.

Based 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.

With music by eight-time Academy Award winner, Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater and a compelling book by Doug Wright, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs, including Under the Sea, Kiss the Girl and Part of Your World.

The show will appeal to the whole family.

Catch it on July 9 and 10 at Shanklin Theatre, with shows at 2pm and 5.30pm.

Tickets are available from the theatre box office at or 868000.