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Archive for The Little Mermaid

Free Download of Drew Seeley’s “Her Voice” from Broadway’s The Little Mermaid

Disney is offering a free download of Drew Seeley’s performance of “Her Voice.”

Click here to download “Her Voice” from Broadway’s The Little Mermaid

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Little Mermaid to Close on Broadway August 30

This week brings another sad closing announcement: Disney’s The Little Mermaid will close at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on August 30.

The musical, composed by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman and directed by Francesco Zambello, will have played 50 previews and 685 performances upon closing.

Thomas Schumacher, producer and president of Disney Theatrical Productions said they “are closing the Broadway production to concentrate on the long future life of this title—beginning with next year’s national tour and upcoming international productions.”

The tour is set to begin in the fall of 2010. No venues, casting or dates have yet been announced.

Get your tickets for the Broadway production before it closes.

Casting Changes on Broadway; Tour News

On Broadway:

Six Feet Under‘s Justina Machado will takeover the role of Daniela in Broadway’s In the Heights.

Chelsea Morgan Stock is now playing Ariel in Disney’s The Little Mermaid.

Will Chase (Rent, Aida, The Full Monty, Miss Saigon) to Join Cast of Tony-Winning Billy Elliot as Tony, Billy’s older brother.

On Tour:

Guys and Dolls has announced they will tour the recently closed Broadway production nationally for the 2010-2011 season; route, dates and casting information has not yet been announced.

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