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The Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid

by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, Glenn Slater and Doug Wright

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The Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid




The new Disney musical by Alan Menken, based on the animated film.


Story:

Ariel, King Triton's youngest daughter, has always longed to be a part of the human world, so when the evil sea witch, Ursula, grants her the opportunity to sprout legs and go after the heart of Prince Eric, she jumps at the opportunity. But with Ursula working against her she'll need help from her friends and family if she is ever to see her dreams come true.


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Composer

Composer
Alan Menken

Lyricist

Lyricist
Howard Ashman

Lyricist

Lyricist
Glenn Slater

Librettist

Librettist
Doug Wright



  • Premiere
  • 1989 Film

Broadway Premiere

Theatre
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
Opening Night
Jan 10, 2008
Total Performances
685
Original Cast
Sierra Boggess, Derrick Baskin, Tituss Burgess, Jonathan Freeman, Cody Hanford, Eddie Korbich, Norm Lewis, Tyler Maynard, Sean Palmer, Sherie René Scott, J.J. Singleton, Heidi Blickenstaff, John Treacy Egan
Director
Francesca Zambello
Choreographer
Stephen Mear
Producer
Disney Theatrical Productions
Musical Director
Michael Kosarin
Orchestrations
Danny Troob
Scenic Design
George Tsypin
Costume Design
Tatiana Noginova
Lighting Design
Natasha Katz

1989 Film Version

Movie Name
The Little Mermaid
Type
Hollywood Musical, Animated
Director
Ron Clements, John Musker
Screenplay
John Musker, Ron Clements
Starring
Jodi Benson, Samuel E. Wright, Rene Auberjonois





CDs

CD
Original Broadway Cast Album


Sheetmusic

Sheetmusic
Vocal Selections


Videos

DVD
Original Hollywood Version DVD

Blu-Ray
Original Hollywood Version Blu-Ray


Other

Merchandise




2008 Tony Award Nominations

Best Original Score Written for the Theatre
Best Lighting Design of a Musical

2008 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Actress in a Musical - Sierra Boggess
Outstanding Lighting Design
Outstanding Set Design of a Musical

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