The Little Mermaid: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

The Little Mermaid is set under the sea and tells the story of Ariel, a mermaid who longs to explore the human world. When she falls in love with Prince Eric, Ariel makes a deal with the sea witch Ursula to become human in order to be with him. With the help of her friends, Ariel faces challenges and discovers the true meaning of love and identity. The Little Mermaid is a tale of bravery, friendship, and the beauty of following your heart.


Musical Information

Musical Type: 1989 Film/Contemporary Musical (2007)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Fairy Tale

Setting: Fictional / At Sea


Creative Team

Music: Alan Menken

Lyrics: Howard Ashman, Glenn Slater

Book: Doug Wright


Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2008)➝

Live Cast (2019)➝


Resources

Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


Tags

2000s, AnimalsDisney, Family-Friendly, Fantasy, Female Lead, Magic, PopularRoyalty, Summer


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