ABC has released a music video for the classic song “Under the Sea” from the upcoming television special The Wonderful World of Disney presents The Little Mermaid Live! Take a dive into this recreation of the classic Disney song performed by the cast of the new special.

About the special:

  • The Little Mermaid Live! Will feature:
    • Auli’i Cravalho (Ariel)
    • Queen Latifah (Ursula)
    • Shaggy (Sebastian)
    • Graham Phillips (Prince Eric)
    • John Stamos (French Cook)
  • As previously announced, The Wonderful World of Disney presents The Little Mermaid Live! will honor the 30th anniversary of the beloved animated classic through a never-before-seen hybrid format that will take viewers on a magical adventure under the sea as live musical performances by a star-studded cast are interwoven into the broadcast of the original feature film.
  • The live musical event will feature beautifully intricate sets and costumes by designer, Zaldy, with music from the original animated film and the Broadway stage version, originally composed by Alan Menken.
  • Howard Ashman’s iconic film lyrics will also be showcased, while lyricist for the Broadway adaptation, Glenn Slater, will contribute to the star-studded spectacular as well.
  • Joining this all-star creative team are choreographers Nick Florez and RJ Durrell, who recently completed work on P!nk’s The Beautiful Trauma World Tour.
  • The special will air Tuesday, November 5 (8:00–10:00 pm EST), live on ABC.

Creative team:

  • The Wonderful World of Disney presents The Little Mermaid Live! is produced by:
    • Done+Dusted
  • Executive producers include:
    • Done+Dusted’s Hamish Hamilton (also serving as director)
    • Katy Mullan
    • David Jammy
    • Raj Kapoor
    • Ian Stewart
    • Richard Kraft (Hollywood Bowl productions of The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast)