Earlier this month, Disney’s animated classic The Little Mermaid was adapted for a live performance on ABC. Now, The Wonderful World of Disney presents The Little Mermaid Live! is set to debut on Disney+ next week.

  • The Wonderful World of Disney presents The Little Mermaid Live! will be added to Disney+ on November 27.
  • Want to see what the special has to offer before watching it on Disney+? Check out Tony’s recap of The Little Mermaid Live! from the night it aired on ABC.

About the special:

  • The Little Mermaid Live! features:
    • Auli’i Cravalho (Ariel)
    • Queen Latifah (Ursula)
    • Shaggy (Sebastian)
    • Graham Phillips (Prince Eric)
    • John Stamos (French Cook)
  • The Wonderful World of Disney presents The Little Mermaid Live! honors 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 features 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 were also showcased, while lyricist for the Broadway adaptation, Glenn Slater, contributed to the star-studded spectacular as well.
  • Joining this all-star creative team were choreographers Nick Florez and RJ Durrell, who recently completed work on P!nk’s The Beautiful Trauma World Tour.
  • The Wonderful World of Disney presents The Little Mermaid Live! debuted Tuesday, November 5 live on ABC.

Creative team:

  • The Wonderful World of Disney presents The Little Mermaid Live! was 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)
 
 

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