Christian Anderson News

Date of Birth: July 19
Birth Place: New York, NY
Gender: Male
Harvey Fierstein Responds to Alan Menken's Ursula Dream-Casting: 'Your Wish is My Command'Harvey Fierstein Responds to Alan Menken's Ursula Dream-Casting: 'Your Wish is My Command'
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 20, 2017

BroadwayWorld recently reported that Alan Menken is interested in casting Harvey Fierstein as Ursula in the new live action remake of The Little Mermaid. It seems that Fierstein would be happy to take the job! (more...)

Photo Flash: THE LITTLE MERMAID with a Big Heart at Literally Alive TheatrePhoto Flash: THE LITTLE MERMAID with a Big Heart at Literally Alive Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

In 1837 Hans Christian Anderson wrote his most beloved tale "The Little Mermaid".  180 years later she is still swimming her way into the hearts of young and old.  On February 26th, Literally Alive Theatre opened their Off-Broadway musical adaptation of this classic tale with books and lyrics by Brenda Bell and music by Michael Sgouros at the Players Theatre located at 115 MacDougal Street (between Bleeker and West 3rd) in Manhattan.  Their adaptation is true to the original story by Hans Christian Andersen, unlike the Disney version, which has a different ending.  "We tell the story in its original form" says Artistic Director Brenda Bell, "We believe that the true ending shows children that every wish has a price and that love comes with many sacrifices." (more...)

Classic Hans Christian Anderson Tale Gets Hi-Tech Treatment in World Premiere of THUMBELINA HTY Season FinaleClassic Hans Christian Anderson Tale Gets Hi-Tech Treatment in World Premiere of THUMBELINA HTY Season Finale
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Based on the popular fairytale about a tiny girl born from a flower, the world premiere of Thumbelina, by Y York, is the grand finale production in HTY's 2016-17 season. (more...)

MAMMA MIA!, BEAUTIFUL, and More Part of Sheffield Theatres' Exciting New SeasonMAMMA MIA!, BEAUTIFUL, and More Part of Sheffield Theatres' Exciting New Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Sheffield Theatres has announced an array of exciting smash-hit productions for the forthcoming season, including West End hit musical Beautiful The Carole King Musical, the reunion of Hollywood stars Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal in acclaimed Broadway play Love Letters, EastEnders Rita Simon in Legally Blonde plus news that global phenomenon MAMMA MIA! is visiting the city on its first ever UK tour. (more...)

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Sets One-Day Sales RecordPennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Sets One-Day Sales Record
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival set a new one-day sales record on February 15th, the opening day of single ticket sales for the summer 2017 season. (more...)

South Coast Repertory Junior Players Present GOSSAMERSouth Coast Repertory Junior Players Present GOSSAMER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Gossamer, adapted by Lois Lowry from her fantasy novel about the power of dreams, will be presented by South Coast Repertory's Junior Players in the Nicholas Studio, April 1-9. The show is directed by Mercy Vasquez. Tickets are available at scr.org. (more...)

Lindsay Lohan Wants to Be 'Ariel' for Disney's Live-Action  LITTLE MERMAID MusicalLindsay Lohan Wants to Be 'Ariel' for Disney's Live-Action LITTLE MERMAID Musical
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 20, 2017

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Announcing the 2017 Tilt Kids Festival!Announcing the 2017 Tilt Kids Festival!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF) are pleased to announce programming for the second annual Tilt Kids Festival. With five world premieres and four U.S. debuts, the multidisciplinary festival presents adventurous and playful new work for families from artists spanning the globe. The Festival takes place March 4 through April 16 at venues throughout New York City. Tickets are on sale atwww.tiltkidsfestival.org. (more...)

Lightwire Theater Brings THE UGLY DUCKLING to the Orpheum 2/24Lightwire Theater Brings THE UGLY DUCKLING to the Orpheum 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Lightwire Theater presents an electrifying version of Hans Christian Anderson's timeless tale The Ugly Duckling at the Orpheum Theatre on Friday, February 24th at 6:30 PM. Arrive early to meet Memphis' favorite ducks from The Peabody Hotel and participate in a show-themed craft. Doors open at 5:30 PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: Disney's LITTLE MERMAID Set to Dazzle at Broward Center in Fort LauderdalePhoto Flash: Disney's LITTLE MERMAID Set to Dazzle at Broward Center in Fort Lauderdale
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2017

A spectacular new production of Disney's The Little Mermaid kicks off at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 for a limited two week run. Featuring the critically acclaimed work of Director Glenn Casale, this beloved tale of a young mermaid's coming-of-age adventure is told like never before. Previously announced casting includes Diana Huey as Ariel and Matthew Kacergis as Prince Eric, with Broadway's Jennifer Allen as Ursula and Steven Blanchard as King Triton. Melvin Abston, Connor Russell and Jamie Torcellini join the cast as Sebastian, Flounder and Scuttle.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at THE SNOW QUEEN, Coming to the Engeman TheaterPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at THE SNOW QUEEN, Coming to the Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Before Elsa, there was the Snow Queen! Based on the beloved Hans Christian Anderson story that inspired Disney's 'Frozen,' kids of all ages will be delighted by THE SNOW QUEEN, a heartwarming musical tale of friendship, love, and coming of age. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the show, coming to the Engeman Theater! (more...)

Conjo Players Theatre Releases Exciting News About ENCORE! An Evening Celebrating TheatreConjo Players Theatre Releases Exciting News About ENCORE! An Evening Celebrating Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Conjo Players Theatre has released exciting news about ENCORE! An Evening Celebrating Theatre (more...)

Photo Coverage: Matthew Bourne's THE RED SHOESPhoto Coverage: Matthew Bourne's THE RED SHOES
by Roy Tan - Dec 28, 2016

BroadwayWorld brings you more exclusive photos of Matthew Bourne's THE RED SHOES. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID Swims to Columbus This WinterPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek - Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID Swims to Columbus This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Take a trip under the sea with The 5th Avenue Theatre's production of Disney's The Little Mermaid! This fun-filled, timeless tale will play January 31-February 5 at the Ohio Theatre. Disney's The Little Mermaid is sure to charm audiences of all ages. BroadwayWorld as a sneak peek at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Melvin Abston of THE LITTLE MERMAID National TourBWW Interview: Melvin Abston of THE LITTLE MERMAID National Tour
by Justin Cole Adams - Dec 12, 2016

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Photo Coverage: First Look at Matthew Bourne's THE RED SHOESPhoto Coverage: First Look at Matthew Bourne's THE RED SHOES
by Roy Tan - Dec 10, 2016

A new work by the world acclaimed New Adventures team, led by Matthew Bourne, is something really special. His latest, The Red Shoes, which launches the 30th anniversary celebrations of his dance company, is gorgeous to look at and mesmerizing to follow. (more...)

BWW Review: Delightful THE LITTLE MERMAID at Beck CenterBWW Review: Delightful THE LITTLE MERMAID at Beck Center
by Roy Berko - Dec 5, 2016

One of the difficulties of doing the Disney Theatrical, The Little Mermaid, is how to do the underwater scenes. Yes, much of the story of Ariel, the daughter of King Triton, the master of the sea, in her search for 'a world in which I feel truly realized in my own terms,' takes place, as the songs states, 'Under the Sea,' in contrast to 'The World Above.' (more...)

Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces December PerformancesMetropolitan Museum of Art Announces December Performances
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

MetLiveArts announces its December Performance Schedule. (more...)

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Covers THE LITTLE MERMAID's 'Kiss the Girl'VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Covers THE LITTLE MERMAID's 'Kiss the Girl'
by TV News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

In a new interview with USA Today, HAMILTON creator Lin-Manuel Miranda reveals his love of the Disney film THE LITTLE MERMAID with his own rendition of 'Kiss the Girl.' (more...)

Celebrate the Season with Detroit's Holiday Tradition A CHRISTMAS CAROL at BonstelleCelebrate the Season with Detroit's Holiday Tradition A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Bonstelle
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Theatre and Dance at Wayne continues its 2016-17 season by bringing together the undergraduate and graduate acting companies on one stage at the Bonstelle Theatre to present A Christmas Carol to audiences of all ages in Detroit. The entire company collaborates to deliver a holiday spectacle of story, song, visual and sensory delight for the season. (more...)

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