The Wonderful World of Disney Presents The Little Mermaid Live! airs November 5, 2019.
Here is the synopsis from ABC.Com: “This special tribute to the original animated classic and its timeless music will take viewers on a magical adventure under the sea as live musical performances by a star-studded cast will be interwoven into the broadcast of the original feature film. This never-before-seen hybrid format will feature beautifully intricate sets and costumes, with music from the original animated film and the Tony Award®-winning Broadway stage version, originally composed by eight-time Oscar®-winning composer, Alan Menken. Howard Ashman’s iconic film lyrics will also be showcased, while lyricist for the Broadway adaptation, Glenn Slater, will contribute to the star-studded spectacular.
Following her breakout role as the voice of Moana in the Walt Disney Pictures film “Moana,” Auli’i Cravalho will make a splash as Ariel in the live studio production of “The Wonderful World of Disney presents The Little Mermaid Live!” Oscar®-nominated, and GRAMMY®, Golden Globe® and Emmy® Award-winning R&B artist, actor and producer Queen Latifah is set to play Ursula. Renowned reggae musician, singer, DJ, actor and GRAMMY-winning artist Shaggy will voice the beloved crustacean, Sebastian, in this musical reinterpretation. Following his performance as Chef Louis in the Hollywood Bowl production of The Little Mermaid, John Stamos will reprise his role as the eccentric French cook. Also, Graham Phillips, known for his work on The Good Wife, will return to his live theater roots in the role of Prince Eric.”
Don’t miss The Wonderful World of Disney Presents The Little Mermaid Live! airing Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 8/7c on ABC.
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