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Broadway Method Academy’s production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid
August 30 @ 7:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 7, 2019
An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 8, 2019
Broadway Method Academy’s
Disney’s The Little Mermaid
music by Alan Menken
lyrics by Howard Ashman & Glenn Slater
book by Doug Wright
directed by Bret Shuford
Based on the Hans Christian Andersen story and the Disney film produced by Howard Ashman & John Musker and written & directed by John Musker & Ron Clements.
Originally Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions
In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above.
Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney’s The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner, Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, and a compelling book by Doug Wright, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs, including “Under the Sea,” “Kiss the Girl” and “Part of Your World.”
40 Broadway Method Academy (BMA) students representing Fairfield and New Haven counties will perform with a 14-piece live orchestra and professional actors Steve Blanchard as King Triton (Disney’s Beauty and the Beast on Broadway; national tours of Newsies, The Little Mermaid), Meredith Inglesby as Ursula (Broadway: The Little Mermaid, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast; national tour of Newsies) as Ursula; Lawrence Cummings as Sebastian (The Little Mermaid, Miss Saigon), and introducing Jordan Tyson in the role of Ariel.
Broadway Method Academy is the resident conservatory of Westport Country Playhouse.
Performance Schedule (8 performances over two weekends)
WEEKEND ONE (Labor Day Weekend)
• Friday, August 30 at 7PM
• Saturday, August 31 at 1:30PM & 7PM
• Sunday, September 1 at 1:30PM
• Friday, September 6 at 7PM
• Saturday, September 7 at 1:30PM at 7PM
• Sunday, September 8 at 1:30PM
Running time is approximately 2.5 hours with a 15-minute intermission. Appropriate for ages 6 and up.