Disneys The Little Mermaid Makes a Splash at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis
October 818, 2015
Tickets Go On Sale Friday, July 24 at 10 a.m.
MINNEAPOLISTake a trip under the sea with Theatre Under The Stars production of Disneys The Little Mermaid. This fun-filled, timeless tale makes its Minneapolis debut at Hennepin Theatre Trusts Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) October 818, 2015, as part of the 20152016 Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin Season. Tickets go on sale on Friday, July 24 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased in person (no service fees) at the State Theatre Box Office (805 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis), online at HennepinTheatreTrust.org, by calling 1.800.982.2787 or visiting a Ticketmaster Center.
The Houston Chronicle proclaimed Disneys The Little Mermaid as colorful entertainment, wrapped up in an attractive package, for audiences of all ages.
In a magical kingdom fathoms below, we meet Ariel, the little mermaid who is tired of flipping her fins and longs to be part of the fascinating world on dry land. Joining her are Sebastien, Ariels crabby sidekick; Ursula, the evil sea witch; King of the Sea and the handsome Prince Eric.
Based on Disneys animated film and hit Broadway musical, The Little Mermaid features all the favorite songs including Under The Sea and Part of Your World, as well as new songs written by Oscar-winning Disney composer Alan Menken, the mastermind behind Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin and Pocohontas. Lyrics are by Howard Ashman and Glen Slater with a book by Doug Wright.
Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS), Houstons acclaimed non-profit musical theatre company, will kick off Disneys The Little Mermaid in Houston this September followed with productions in four other cities including Minneapolis. After closing on Broadway in 2009, Disneys The Little Mermaid underwent two years of intensive work to fine-tune the production. In 2014, TUTS produced the revised version which includes mesmerizing scenery, dazzling new costumes and high-flying action.
For more information about Disneys The Little Mermaid, visit HennepinTheatreTrust.org.
Tickets for Disneys The Little Mermaid go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 24. Prices start at $39 (subject to change) depending on performance time and seating preference. All prices include applicable facility fees. Additional service charges may apply. Tickets may be purchased in person (no service fees) at the State Theatre Box Office, online at HennepinTheatreTrust.org, by calling 1.800.982.2787 or visiting a Ticketmaster Center. Groups of 10 or more should contact MinneapolisGroups@broadwayacrossamerica or call 612.373.5665 for information and reservations.
Performance dates are October 818, 2015, at Hennepin Theatre Trusts Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis). Performance times are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., and Sunday at 1 and 6:30 p.m.
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