Brooksville, Florida (October 9, 2019) – Live Oak Theatre announces that tickets are now on sale for The Little Mermaid, the stage musical based on the animated 1989 Disney film of the same name and the classic story of the same name by Hans Christian Andersen.
The Little Mermaid will be performed at the Morsani Center for the Arts, 21030 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville, Florida over three weekends on November 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23 and 24, 2019. Shows are 7:30 pm on Fridays and Saturdays with 2:30 pm matinees on Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets are $20, or $5 for children 13 and younger, when purchased with an adult ticket. Admission includes coffee, tea, and dessert, available during intermission.
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About The Little Mermaid
The Little Mermaid is a stage musical produced by Disney Theatrical, based on the animated 1989 Disney film of the same name and the classic story of the same name by Hans Christian Andersen about a mermaid who dreams of the world above the sea and gives up her voice to find love. Its book is by Doug Wright, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Howard Ashman (written for the film), with additional lyrics by Glenn Slater.
The musical began Broadway previews on November 3, 2007 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. the production officially opened on January 10, 2008 and closed on August 30, 2009 after 685 performances and 50 previews.
After the Broadway production closed, changes were made to the score and book, including introducing a new song, “Daddy’s Little Angel.” The various changes in these productions have been incorporated into the official version of the show that Disney Theatrical currently licenses for regional and professional productions.
Live Oak Theatre’s The Little Mermaid will be performed in a “Thrust” setting, in LOT’s newly reconfigured theatre, where there is not a bad seat in the house.
About Live Oak Theatre Company (LOT)
Live Oak Theatre Company (LOT) is a not-for-profit 501 (C) (3) repertory company of local artists, located at 21030 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville, FL 34601. The Live Oak Theatre Company exists to enrich families, individuals and the community by providing positive artistic experiences in the Performing Arts – including excellent, affordable, and edifying family friendly entertainment, performance, and educational opportunities for Theatre patrons and participants of all ages.
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