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Peoria's youth shines in ART Inc.'s production of 'Once on This Island Jr.'

On this week's episode of Out and About, Dr. Mae Gilliland Wright of ArtsPartners of Central Illinois talks with Nikki Romain, executive director and co-founder of Artists ReEnvisioning Tomorrow (ART Inc.), about their upcoming production of Once on This Island Jr., a highly original theatrical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s popular fairy tale, The Little Mermaid, and the Tony-nominated Broadway musical by the legendary writing team Ahrens and Flaherty.

The show runs May 3-5 at the Romain Arts & Culture Center. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased here.

Jody Holtz is WCBU's assistant program and development director, <i>All Things Considered</i> host, as well as the producer of WCBU’s arts and culture podcast <i>Out and About</i>.