The Little Mermaid Schedules London Movement Lab

News   The Little Mermaid Schedules London Movement Lab Following Tarzan, now on Broadway at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, and Mary Poppins, scheduled to begin previews at the New Amsterdam Theatre in October, the next likely Disney musical is The Little Mermaid, based on the hit animated film of the same name.

Playbill.com has learned that a one-week costume/movement lab for Mermaid will be held in London June 15-22. A spokesperson for the Disney musical told Playbill.com that "six London-based performers who have previously worked with choreographer Stephen Mear will be involved in the lab." No casting has been announced for the upcoming lab.

Doug Wright will pen the book for the musical, which features a score by Alan Menken. Francesca Zambello will direct.

To date, Disney's Broadway offerings include Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Aida and Tarzan. Visit www.disneyonbroadway.com for more information.

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