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The Little Mermaid: Stage Musical

What started with Disney's stage versions of Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King was continued with a Broadway version of Disney's The Little Mermaid. The musical had its world premier on 26 July 2007 at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, where it ran for its pre-Broadway tryout until the 9 September 2007. Then show had its Broadway debut at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on 3 November 2007 and officially opened on 10 January 2008. It closed on Broadway on 30 August 2009.

Besides the songs already written by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, Alan Menken and Glenn Slater composed eleven new songs to compliment those we already know and love. The book was written by Doug Wright and the production was directed by Francesca Zambello.

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Original Broadway Cast

Sierra Boggess as Ariel
Sherie Rene Scott as Ursula
Sean Palmer as 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 Louis
Heidi Blickenstaff as Carlotta
Cody Hanford, J.J. Singleton, Brian D'Addario,
Trevor Braun as Flounder

For the full cast, visit the Internet Broadway Database.

Original Broadway Song List

ACT I

ACT II

Note: In 2006 there was a The Little Mermaid workshop featuring Kerry Butler as Ariel and Emily Skinner as Ursula. The workshop in-progress songs were recorded in a demo album, which has made its way on to the internet and has been circulating around since.
For info and images about other productions of the stage musical, head on to the NEXT PAGE.
For info on the official recordings from various productions, head on to the STAGE RECORDINGS PAGE
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