Once again, Broadway has given the world another tech heavy show. Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” looks and feels as though it was pulled right off of the screen and placed onto the stage. The detailed costumes and elaborate set has provided a larger than life show that is technically stunning.
First off, the costuming…Continue
By: Ryan Lenard
The Little Mermaid is a classic Disney tale about a mermaid named Ariel who feels misunderstood by her mersisters and father and dreams of living and experiencing human life. After rescuing a prince who fell overboard into the sea, Ariel falls in love with him. Now wishing to be with her love, Ariel makes a deal with the sea witch, Ursula, to get legs, even if it means losing her voice for good.
Being a huge Disney fan myself, I loved seeing…Continue
Tuesday nights tend to be pretty low-energy, and for the audience at the Little Mermaid that was certainly the case coming in. Dragged-down looking parents being hauled by determined three year olds in Ariel costumes scattered the hall as everyone made their way to…Continue
The Little Mermaid
The Little Mermaid Tour Better Than Broadway
Here we go, another Disney movie turned into a corny Broadway musical. “True? Yes.” But The Little Mermaid has been stealing the hearts of people of all ages since 1989 when the revolutionary animated film first premiered. The magical story relates to all of us, wanting to be part of a world that is out of our grasp. Even if we cannot relate to Ariel’s longing for love, somebody…Continue
I had high expectations for Disney’s The Little Mermaid when I walked into the Orpheum Theater on Tuesday evening. The actors did an amazing job of bringing the classic Disney tale to life for audiences of all ages. However, as I watched and laughed at the cheesy fish puns, I noticed some significant holes (or “bubbles,” if you will) in the plot that I couldn’t seem to get over.
Even with the…Continue
Disney’s Little Mermaid at the Orpheum Theater is just that, Disney’s Little Mermaid, a throughly enjoyable show with not too many surprises. This show being under the sea allows for many magical moments, the majority of which are executed well, but some components fall short. Beautiful vocals, dance numbers, and music that fills the whole auditorium. This show will provide a cheesy tale for anyone willing to dive in.
This tale varies from telling to telling, but the…