Principal Casting for Disney’s The Little Mermaid Announced!

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Disney’s The Little Mermaid comes to life this holiday season at The 5th Avenue Theatre. The dazzling new production marks the Northwest Premiere of the Disney classic!

Playing: November 23-December 31, 2016 

This holiday season, audiences will journey “Under the Sea” for a spectacular new production and Northwest Premiere of the Broadway musical, Disney’s The Little Mermaid. Headstrong Ariel is no longer content to live on the ocean floor under the rule of her father, King Triton. Convinced she’ll only find happiness on land, she sets off to find a world where she belongs, battling a cruel sea witch and finding true love along the way. Adults and children alike will revel in the Academy Award®-winning hits by the legendary songwriting team of Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, including “Kiss the Girl” and “Part of Your World.” This unforgettable production will feature dazzling costumes, a stunning pop-up book inspired set and visual effects that are pure magic.

This delightful production stars Seattle’s own Diana Huey as Ariel and Matthew Kacergis as Prince Eric, with Broadway’s Jennifer Allen as Ursula and Steven Blanchard as King Triton. The 5th Avenue’s production will also be performed in cities including Orlando, Cincinnati, Atlanta and Louisville, among others.

Previews Begin: November 23, 2016 Opening Night: Thursday, December 1, 2016 (press night).

Closing Performance: Saturday, December 31, 2016 Performance times vary.

Please visit or call the Box Office at (206) 625-1900 for tickets (starting at $36).

Special thanks to The 5th Avenue Theatre 2016/17 season sponsors ArtsFund, U.S. Bank and Alaska Airlines. Additional thanks to contributing sponsor Macy’s, media sponsor The Seattle Times, and the production’s restaurant sponsor, Il Fornaio.

Photo courtesy of Theatre Under The Stars cast of Disney’s The Little Mermaid. Photo by Bruce Bennett.

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