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Rivertown Theaters to Go Under The Sea with Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID


As part of its Summer Theater Festival for Families, Rivertown Theaters will close out its 2016-2017 season with a lavish production of one of Disney's timeless Broadway musicals that continues to be a favorite with multi-generations July 13 - 23.

Based on the Disney animated film, the hit Broadway musical, and one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. In a magical kingdom fathoms below, we meet Ariel, the little mermaid who is tired of flipping her fins and longs to be part of the fascinating world on dry land, giving up her voice to find love. Joining her are Sebastian, Ariel's crabby sidekick; Ursula, the evil sea witch; Triton, King of the Sea and the handsome and human Prince Eric. Dive on in and come be part of Ariel's world! Life is the bubbles, under the sea!


ARIEL Christian Tarzetti

URSULA Drew Arnold

ERIC Trevor Brown

TRITON Louis Dudoussat

SEBASTIAN Jermaine Keelen

FLOUNDER Savannah Fouchi, Christian Collins (double cast)

SCUTTLE Gary Rucker

FLOTSAM Meghan Lovelace

JETSAM Stephen Brunet

GRIMSBY Alan Payne


ANDRINA; PRINCESS Jacquelyn Achord

AQUATA; PRINCESS Melanie Gardner






Austin Anderson

Michael Brown

Adriel Avilés

Jason Picus

Mason O'Rouke

Andrew Collins

Christian Letellier


Amelia Jacquat

Madeleine Bourgeois

Ashley Morand

Alex Nowlin

Anna Barrouquere

Rebecca Koenig

Tess Fouchi

Kelly Fouchi


Director Ricky Graham

Choreographer Lindsey Romig

Musical Director Alan Payne

Stage Manager Meghan Speakman

Scenic Design Derek Blanco

Costumes Sara Bandurian

Lighting Design Bill Camp

Show Dates and Times:

Opening Week: July 13 & 14 at 7:30 pm, July 15 at 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm, July 16 at 2:00 pm

2nd Week: July 18,19, 20 & 21 at 7:30 pm, July 22 at 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm, July 23 @ 2:00 pm

Individual Ticket prices: $44.00 - Adults $41.90- Seniors $39.80 - Students (including taxes)

Box Office Hours Tuesday - Friday from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. and one hour prior to each performance.

Corporate and Individual sponsorships, season tickets, group and military discounts are available as well. To purchase, call the Box Office: (504) 461-9475 or (504) 468-7221 or visit

** Preview performance prior to opening night is available for groups and fundraisers at discounted ticket pricesc Contact Christy in the Box Office - (504) 461-9475,

All performances take place at Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, located at 325 Minor St. in the heart of Kenner's historic Rivertown district. Plenty of free parking is available on the streets around the theater.

Now in its multiple award-winning fifth season, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts kicked off its inaugural "Broadway Series At Rivertown" Schedule For the 2012-2013 inaugural season with a new name, a new management company, Theatre 13, and new artistic directors, Gary Rucker and Kelly Fouchi. The mission of Theatre 13 is to bring new and exciting productions to the New Orleans area while providing local theater artists an opportunity to perform and create, as well as teach and showcase the talents of children of all ages. Today, Theatre 13 is producing a wide range of professional theatrical shows, from Broadway musicals and locally penned theatrical works to children's theater for Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts.

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