The Little Mermaid is Coming to the Muny
The iconic Disney tale is coming to St. Louis in a 10-night event.
Disney’s The Little Mermaid is coming to town. From June 20- 29, the classic musical will be performed live at the Muny.
For those of you that don’t know the story of The Little Mermaid, or just need a refresher, here is the plot. The 1989 Disney film is based on the classic fairy tale of the same name. The story revolves around Ariel, a mermaid with a beautiful singing voice. Ariel has a crush on Prince Eric and wants to get his attention, evil sea witch Ursula helps her out. Ariel makes a deal with Ursula.Ursula will grant her wish, and turn her human for three days in exchange for Ariel’s singing voice. In those three days, Ariel must get a kiss from Eric or else she will turn back into a mermaid and belong to Ursula forever.
The Little Mermaid is a story about fantasy, imagination, adventure, and love the whole family can enjoy. Parents don’t have to worry about adult themes. There are some dramatic moments, similar to those in the movie, and the word “Hell” is used once, but there is still an entertaining musical performance behind it all.
In addition to the upcoming play, there is also a new live-action Little Mermaid film in the works. It seems that Disney is commissioning these live musical performances to get families excited for the new movie. If you’re interested in seeing The Little Mermaid at the Muny, you can order your tickets now, and prices are as low as $15. A family-friendly musical at family-friendly prices.
Will you be seeing The Little Mermaid at the Muny? What other shows are you looking forward to? Share your thoughts with us in the comments!