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Photo Coverage: 'The Little Mermaid' Cast Album Release

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On Tuesday, February 26, Walt Disney Records released the original Broadway cast recording of Disney's The Little Mermaid.  In celebration, there was a cast performance and CD signing at World of Disney (711 5th Avenue at 55th Street) on Tuesday, February 26 from 4-6PM.

Stars Sierra Boggess (Ariel) and Tituss Burgess (Sebastian) performed "Part of Your World" and the Academy Award-winning "Under the Sea." Following the performance, attendees were invited to join Sierra, Tituss, Sherie Rene Scott and other members of the cast who signed copies of the cast recording. 

Disney's The Little Mermaid is currently playing at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street).

Disney Theatrical Productions (Thomas Schumacher, Producer) is proud to present the Broadway production of The Little Mermaid, based on the Disney film and the classic fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen.  The company features Sierra Boggess as 'Ariel,' Sean Palmer as 'Prince Eric,' Norm Lewis as 'King Triton,' Tituss Burgess as 'Sebastian,' Eddie Korbich as 'Scuttle,' Jonathan Freeman as 'Grimsby,' Derrick Baskin as 'Jetsam,' Tyler Maynard as 'Flotsam,' John Treacy Egan as 'Chef Louis,' Trevor Braun and Brian D'Addario as 'Flounder,' and Sherie Rene Scott as 'Ursula.'

"The Little Mermaid takes place in a magical kingdom beneath the sea, where a beautiful young mermaid named Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. But first, she'll have to defy her father, the king of the sea, escape the clutches of an evil sea witch and convince a prince that she's the girl with the perfect voice," describe press notes.

Led by the award-winning director, Francesca Zambello, some of the theatre's most innovative artists have collaborated to create The Little Mermaid.  The score features the classic songs:  "Part of Your World," "Kiss the Girl" and the Academy Award-winning Best Original Song, "Under the Sea," composed by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken and his longtime collaborator, the late Howard Ashman, as well as 10 new songs by Mr. Menken and lyricist Glenn Slater.  The book for the new musical is by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Doug Wright.

The playing schedule for The Little Mermaid is as follows: Tuesday - Saturday evenings at 8pm, Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2pm, and Sunday matinees at 3pm.  Tickets for are $51.50 - $121.50 (includes a $1.50 facility fee), available through Ticketmaster at (212) 307-4747, online at www.DisneyOnBroadway.com, or in-person at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street).

For more information on Disney's The Little Mermaid, visit www.DisneyOnBroadway.com.

 

Photos by Peter James Zielinski


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