Disney - The Little Mermaid - August 18 - 20 2016
The Launceston Musical Society is proud to announce the 2016 production of Disney The Little Mermaid a musical spectacular bound to delight audiences of all ages.
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. 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 timeless tale will capture your heart with its list of well-known songs including Under the Sea, Kiss the Girl, and Part of Your World.
Ariel, King Triton's youngest daughter, pursues the human Prince Eric in the world above and bargains with the evil sea witch, Ursula, to trade her tail for legs. Unfortunately the bargain is not what it appears and Ariel needs the help of her friends Flounder, Scuttle, and Sebastian to restore order under the sea.
The Princess Theatre Launceston Thursday 18 August 7.30pm, Friday 19 August 7.30pm, Saturday 20 August 2.00pm, Saturday 20 August 7.30pm - get your tickets here
This is certainly a true community project in conjunction with the Newstead College Performing Arts Department and their highly talented students. The show also features youngsters from six local primary schools.