An adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s tale The Little Mermaid is being staged at Canal Walk Shopping Centre until Sunday July 7. Alexis Petersen stars in the lead role with Cindy-Ann Abrahams playing the part of the villainous sea witch. The play is directed by Fred Abrahamse and Marcel Meyer who have also composed the music and lyrics. It runs Tuesday to Sunday at Centre Court Theatre, at 11am, 12.30pm and 2pm. Tickets cost R100 each. There are packages for families. Book at Computicket. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Santa Shoebox Project, which provides toys, toiletries, clothing, sweet treats and school supplies to underprivileged children across South Africa and Namibia. Visit www.canalwalk.co.za for more information.