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Posted on Mon, Feb 13, 2012 : 5:24 a.m.

'The Fisherman and his Wife' at Performance Network for Young Audiences series

By Staff


Jeremy Salvatori and Gayle Ellen Martin in "The Fisherman's Wife."

Photo courtesy of Performance Network Theatre

Performance Network Theatre’s educational outreach program, the Children’s Theatre Network, will be presenting the classic tale, “The Fisherman and His Wife” on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 1 p.m., as part of the Saturday Series for Young Audiences. This musical comedy will be followed by a complimentary milk and cookies reception. “Fisherman” features a book by Paul Vanderoest with music and lyrics by Kerry Graves.

Based on the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm, 'Fisherman' incorporates lively songs and likable characters to teach that satisfaction with yourself is the most precious commodity of all. Arthur and Zelda have a simple, happy life. But when Mamie the Mermaid gets tangled in Arthur’s fishing line, he must choose his wishes carefully. Featuring Jeremy Salvatori, Gayle Ellen Martin and Chelsea Sadler.

Tickets are available online (, over the phone (734-663-0681) or in person at 120 E. Huron St. Tickets are priced at $7 for children and $10 for adults. Year-long family memberships are also available for $95 and include perks such as free family entry into any Saturday Series performance, and discounts on children’s acting classes and private performances.