Kentwood Players - Coming Soon
Disney’s The Little Mermaid

Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater
Book by Doug Wright
Based on the Hans Christian Andersen story and the Disney film
Directed by Catherine Rahm
Choreographed by Alison Boole

Produced by Gypsy Foster
November 9 – December 15, 2018
DISNEY’S THE LITTLE MERMAID is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI)

Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney’s The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner, Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater and a compelling book by Doug Wright, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs, including “Under the Sea”, “Kiss the Girl” and “Part of Your World” Ariel, King Triton’s youngest daughter, wishes to pursue the human Prince Eric in the world above, bargaining with the evil sea witch, Ursula, to trade her tail for legs. But the bargain is not what it seems, and Ariel needs the help of her colorful friends, Flounder the fish, Scuttle the seagull and Sebastian the crab to restore order under the sea.

The Character Breakdown is:
Ariel
Female 16-25, Mezzo to Gb5, Spunky and determined without being obnoxious, Loves her family, but knows she belongs with the humans Songs include “World Above”, “Part of Your World”, “If Only”, “Beyond My Wildest Dreams”
Erik
Male 20-30, Tenor to G4, Would rather spend his time sailing instead of taking up the crown Songs include “Her Voice”, “One Step Closer”
Ursula
Female 40+, Alto to C5, Perpetually angry at being passed over in favor of her brother, Triton Songs include “Daddy’s Little Angel”, “Poor Unfortunate Souls”
Sebastian
M/F Any Age, Tenor or Alto to Bb2, Fussy music master, loves Ariel dearly Songs include “Under the Sea”, “Kiss the Girl”
Triton
Male 50+, Baritone to F4, King of the Sea, quick to anger, but underneath is a loving father Songs include “If Only”
Flounder
M 10-15, Tenor to G4, Carries a deep love for Ariel, but impulsive Songs include “She’s in Love”, “Under the Sea”
Scuttle
M/F Any Age, Baritone/Mezzo to G4, Fancies himself an expert on all things human Songs include “Positoovity”, “Kiss the Girl” Should have some tap experience.
Chef Louis
Male Any Age, Tenor to A4, Boisterous, French accent; will double as sailor, sea creature Songs include “Les Poissons”, “Fathoms Below”, “Under the Sea”
Grimsby
Male, 60+, Guardian to Erik, wants nothing more than to see him married and on the throne Songs include “Beyond My Wildest Dreams”, “The Contest”
Mersisters
6 Women, Ages 25+, alto, mezzo and soprano, Ariel’s older sisters, each has unique personality Will double as sea creatures, lagoon creatures, seagulls, maids and princesses Songs include “She’s in Love”, “Daughters of Triton”, “The Contest”
Pilot
Male, Any Age, Baritone, will double as sea creature, gull, lagoon creature, courtier Songs include “Fathoms Below”, “Under the Sea”, “Kiss the Girl”
Sailors
5 – 7 men/women, any age; will double as sea creatures, gull, lagoon creatures, chefs Songs include “Fathoms Below”, “Under the Sea”, “Kiss the Girl”, “Les Poissons”
Watch the Audition page for audition details.


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