The Little Mermaid returning to Atlanta’s Fox Theatre January 12 - 15

The Little Mermaid returning to Atlanta’s Fox Theatre January 12 - 15

Tickets on sale November 20

Friday, October 28, 2016 — Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta announces today that tickets for The Little Mermaid, a classic story of Disney’s favorite mermaid and her quest to be human, will go on sale to the public Sunday, November 20. This fun-filled, timeless tale will play five performances only Thursday, January 12 – Sunday, January 15 at the Fox Theatre as part of the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta 2016/2017 season.   

Proclaimed by the Houston Chronicle as “colorful entertainment, wrapped up in an attractive production,” Disney’s The Little Mermaid is sure to charm audiences of all ages!  

In a magical kingdom fathoms below, we meet Ariel, the little mermaid who is tired of flipping her fins and longs to be part of the fascinating world on dry land.  Joining her are Sebastian, Ariel’s crabby sidekick; Ursula, the evil sea witch; Triton, King of the Sea and the handsome and human Prince Eric.  Based on the Disney animated film and hit Broadway musical, Disney’s The Little Mermaid will return to Atlanta’s Fox Theatre. The show features all of the favorite songs like “Under The Sea” and “Part of Your World” as well as new songs written by Oscar-winning Disney composer Alan Menken, the mastermind behind productions such as Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin and Pocahontas.  Lyrics are by Howard Ashman and Glen Staler and book by Doug Wright.

The Little Mermaid returns to the Fox Theatre for five performances only January 12 – 15 as part of the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta 2016/2017 season. For access to production photos, visit bit.ly/ATL-TLM

The performance schedule is as follows:

Thursday                       7:30 p.m.

Friday                           8 p.m.

Saturday                       2 p.m., 8 p.m.

Sunday                         1 p.m.

Tickets sales open Sunday, November 20. Tickets start at $33.50 and are available by visiting www.foxtheatre.org/mermaid, calling 1-855-285-8499 or visiting the Fox Theatre Box Office (660 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308). Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling 404-881-2000.

About The 5th Avenue Theatre

The non-profit 5th Avenue Theatre is the nation’s premier incubator for new musical theater.  Since 2001, the Seattle-based company has produced 17 new musicals. To date, nine (including the sensational hit Disney’s Aladdin) have moved on to Broadway premieres, earning a combined 15 Tony Awards®, including two for Best Musical (Hairspray and Memphis).  The 5th Avenue Theatre is also known for its world class, critically acclaimed productions of musicals chosen from both the contemporary canon and the Golden Age of Broadway.

Unique in its Chinese-inspired design, the exquisite theater opened in 1926 as a venue for vaudeville and film.  Today, under the leadership of Executive Producer and Artistic Director David Armstrong, Managing Director Bernadine C. Griffin and Producing Artistic Director Bill Berry, this non-profit theater company attracts an annual attendance of more than 300,000, including over 25,000 subscribers – one of the largest theater subscriptions in North America.

In addition to its main stage productions, The 5th Avenue is also committed to encouraging the next generation of theatergoers through its extensive educational outreach programs.  For more information about the 5th Avenue Theatre, its season and its programs, please visit www.5thavenue.org.

Eric Kunze as Prince Eric and Alison Woods as Ariel. Photo by Bruce Bennett, courtesy of Theatre Under The Stars
Fred Inkley as King Triton and Melvin Abston as Sebastian.  Photo by Bruce Bennett, courtesy of Theatre Under The Stars
Jamie Torcellini as Scuttle, Alison Woods as Ariel and Adam Garst as Flounder.  Photo by Bruce Bennett, courtesy of Theatre Under The Stars.
Melvin Abston as Sebastian, Alison Woods as Ariel and the cast of The Little Mermaid.  Photo by Bruce Bennett, courtesy of Theatre Under The Stars

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