Disney's The Little Mermaid

June 16, 2020
August 2, 2020
What are you willing to do to pursue true happiness?

New Theatre for Young Audiences Adaptation

The Little Mermaid

Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Howard Ashman & Glenn Slater
Book by Doug Wright
Based on the Hans Christian Andersen story and the Disney film
Music adapted and arranged by David Weinstein
Directed by Ernie Nolan

A fable that captures the heart with irresistible songs including "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl," and "Part of Your World."

In a kingdom beneath the sea, King Triton’s youngest daughter Ariel yearns to have her questions answered about the human world. When she saves handsome Prince Eric from drowning, Ariel begins to discover her own voice with the help of her friends – even after the tricky sea witch silences her. Based on the classic animated film and one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories.


Length: Approx. 75 minutes


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Original production designs and illustrations by the Kansas City Art Institute Illustration Department's student staffed agency, MICRO: Disney's The Little Mermaid by Arlan Engin.