The Little Mermaid

Musical - Original

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

  • First Preview: November 3, 2007
  • Opening Date: January 10, 2008
  • Closing Date: August 30, 2009
  • Previews: 50
  • Performances: 685

Lyrics: Glenn Slater, Howard Ashman

Music: Alan Menken

Book: Doug Wright

Synopsis

In the musical adaptation of Disney's 1989 film, a curious young mermaid falls for a handsome human prince and agrees to a dangerous bargain with a powerful sea witch in exchange for legs and a chance to live with the prince on land.

 

Opening Night Cast

Sierra Boggess in The Little Mermaid Sierra Boggess Ariel
Sherie Rene Scott in The Little Mermaid Sherie Rene Scott Ursula
Sean Palmer in The Little Mermaid Sean Palmer Prince Eric
Norm Lewis in The Little Mermaid Norm Lewis King Triton
Tituss Burgess in The Little Mermaid Tituss Burgess Sebastian
Eddie Korbich in The Little Mermaid Eddie Korbich Scuttle
Jonathan Freeman in The Little Mermaid Jonathan Freeman Grimsby
Derrick Baskin in The Little Mermaid Derrick Baskin Jetsam
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Opening Night Production Credits

Doug Wright Doug Wright Book
Alan Menken Alan Menken Music
Howard Ashman Howard Ashman Lyrics
Glenn Slater Glenn Slater Lyrics
Francesca Zambello Francesca Zambello Director
Stephen Mear Stephen Mear Choreographer
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Shows That Opened That Season: 2007 - 2008

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2008 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Sierra Boggess Nominee
2008 Outstanding Lighting Design Natasha Katz Nominee
2008 Outstanding Set Design of a Musical George Tsypin Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2008 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Sherie Rene Scott Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2008 Lighting Design of a Musical Natasha Katz Nominee
2008 Original Score Alan Menken
Howard Ashman
Glenn Slater
Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Aug. 30, 2009 14 $1,211,660
$1,299,200
-$1,117 $99.19
$250.00
12215
1519
8
0
100.52% -0.22%
Aug. 23, 2009 13 $1,212,777
$1,299,200
$2,680 $99.07
$250.00
12242
1519
8
0
100.74% 0.16%
Aug. 16, 2009 12 $1,210,097
$1,299,200
$23,943 $99.01
$250.00
12222
1519
8
0
100.58% 0.56%
Aug. 9, 2009 11 $1,186,154
$1,299,200
- $97.59
$250.00
12154
1519
8
0
100.02% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $4,820,688
$5,196,800
  $98.72 48833
48608
32
0
100.46 %  
Cumulative
  $82,893,600
$102,444,402
  $81.59
$251.50
986179
1115387
685
50
88.42 %  
 
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