Disney’s The Little Mermaid cast revealed
(The Philippine Star) Updated October 24, 2011 12:00 AM
MANILA, Philippines – Atlantis Productions, which recently staged the repeat of the hit musical Next To Normal, ends its 2011 season with the staging of the Broadway Musical Disney’s The Little Mermaid. It will run from Nov. 18 to Dec. 11 at the Meralco Theater.
Based on one of the most beloved Disney films of all time and the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, The Little Mermaid is the sparkling new Disney musical that has made a big splash on Broadway. Some of Disney’s most popular songs are featured in show — including Part of Your World, Kiss the Girl and the Academy Award-winning Best Original Song, Under the Sea — by the renowned songwriting team of Alan Menken and Howard Ashman. The stage adaptation also features 10 new songs by Menken and Glenn Slater, plus a book by Tony-winning playwright Doug Wright. It will be directed by Bobby Garcia and Chari Arespacochaga.
Atlantis Productions has gathered a stellar cast for the first international production of the classical Disney musical. Leading the cast as Ariel is Rachelle Ann Go. She appears on GMA 7’s Party Pilipinas and is managed by Viva Entertainment.
Erik Santos will make his professional musical theater stage debut as Prince in The Little Mermaid. He is a mainstay of ASAP Rocks.