Disney begins casting performers for the new Little Mermaid show coming to Walt Disney World

Feb 05, 2024 in "The Little Mermaid - A Musical Adventure"

Posted: Monday February 5, 2024 1:20pm ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Disney has posted audition notices for vocalists, actors, and puppeteers to perform at 'The Little Mermaid - A Musical Adventure' coming later this year to Disney's Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World.

Among the roles being cast are Ariel and Prince Eric, with Ariel required to be a lyrical pop soprano with belt to C.

Disney recently announced that 'The Little Mermaid – A Musical Adventure,' will be a fully reimagined theatrical production inspired by the Walt Disney Animation Studios classic "The Little Mermaid," and will debut in the newly refreshed Animation Courtyard theater in fall 2024 at Disney's Hollywood Studios.

Disney says that when it opens, the show will feature stunning new set pieces, cutting-edge effects, and a bold new design that captures Ariel's imagination and emotions through her unique view of the world around her.

'The Little Mermaid – A Musical Adventure' will include musical numbers inspired by the film including "Part of Your World," "Poor Unfortunate Souls," and more.

The new show will replace the original Voyage of the Little Mermaid, which debuted on January 7, 1992, had its final performance in 2020 and did not reopen from the pandemic shutdown of Walt Disney World.

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DCBaker6 hours ago

Construction walls are up at the exit of the theater - photos from today. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53808680755_59a9ad0838_k.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53808490613_31fdec9811_k.jpg

bmr15916 hours ago

¿Porque no los dos?

TrainsOfDisney6 hours ago

Frozen sing along first.

bmr15916 hours ago

I hope opening Little Mermaid will give HS the show capacity to revamp BatB or put something else in that theater. It's past time.

Figments Friend9 hours ago

Same. I thought ‘Mermaid’ was a neat stage show in an interesting setting. Great entertainment , a place to sit and cool off, and enjoy some theatrical effects as only live theatre can provide. Looking forward to seeing how the show will be refreshed. Hoping for a real plussing and tasteful enchancements. -

TheCoasterNerd1 day ago

More details today on NBC6 apparently. EDIT: never mind it's a Miami show.

wedenterprises11 days ago

Very very excited for this, but I also fully agree about the overuse of "adventure."

ToTBellHop11 days ago

via thesaurus.com Tiana’s Bayou Exploit Ariel’s Undersea Experience Ellen’s Energy Feat Disney Scene World The Little Mermaid: A Musical Trip

EagleScout61012 days ago

Someone needs to buy Bob a Thesaurus because there's other words than Adventure out there

Surferboy56712 days ago

WDWhopper12 days ago

Announced for the Fall. Let’s hope that’s not a Freudian Slip….

Epcot82Guy12 days ago

I said the same thing almost verbatim while looking through all this.

ToTBellHop12 days ago

Sounds like a legitimate upgrade thus far. It all comes down to execution, though.

Rteetz12 days ago