By Andrew Gans
14 May 2014
|Photo by Billy Bustamante|
The cast will be led by Jessica Grové (Ariel), Eric Kunze (Prince Eric), Liz McCartney (Ursula), Christian Probst (Flounder), Alan Mingo, Jr. (Sebastian), Steve Blanchard (King Triton), Matt Allen (Scuttle), Ben Roseberry (Jetsam), Scott Leiendecker (Flotsam) and Dale Hensley (Grimsby) with Kristine Bennett, Audrey Cardwell, Matthew DeGuzman, Marjorie Failoni, Thay Floyd, Julie Kavanagh, Morgan Kirner, Michael McGurk, Sarah Meahl, Dennis O’Bannion, Robbie Roby, James Shackelford, Billy Steeves, Katie Ulrich and Jessica Wockenfuss.
"In a magical kingdom beneath the sea," according to press notes, "the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. Based on the enchanting 1989 Disney animated film and one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories, The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages."
The production will also have lighting design by Charlie Morrison and sound design by Kit Bond.
Tickets (starting at $24) are available on-line at TUTS.com, by phone at (713) 558-TUTS (8887), outside the Houston area at (888) 558-3882, or in person at the Theatre Under The Stars Box Office, located at 800 Bagby at Walker.