Win 'Disney's The Little Mermaid' (2008) on CD!
Walt Disney Records will release the original cast album for the new Broadway musical, The Little Mermaid on February 26, 2008. Based on one of the most beloved Disney films of all time and the classic fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen, The Little Mermaid, presented by Disney Theatrical Productions, is Broadway’s sparkling new musical.
Led by the award-winning director, Francesca Zambello, some of the theatre’s most innovative artists have collaborated to create The Little Mermaid. The score features the classic songs: “Part of Your World,” “Kiss the Girl” and the Academy Award®-winning Best Original Song, “Under the Sea,” composed by eight-time Academy Award® winner Alan Menken and his longtime collaborator, the late Howard Ashman, as well as 10 new songs by Mr. Menken and lyricist Glenn Slater. The book for the new musical is by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning playwright Doug Wright.
The Little Mermaid stars Sierra Boggess as ‘Ariel,’ Sean Palmer as ‘Prince Eric,’ Norm Lewis as ‘King Triton,’ Tituss Burgess as ‘Sebastian,’ Eddie Korbich as ‘Scuttle,’ Jonathan Freeman as ‘Grimsby,’ Derrick Baskin as ‘Jetsam,’ Tyler Maynard as ‘Flotsam,’ John Treacy Egan as ‘Chef Louis,’ Trevor Braun and Brian D’Addario alternating as ‘Flounder,’ and Sherie Rene Scott as ‘Ursula.’
Performances of The Little Mermaid began on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street, NYC) on Saturday, November 3 at 8pm. The production officially opened on Thursday, January 10, 2008 at 6:30pm.
The playing schedule for The Little Mermaid on Broadway is as follows: Tuesday – Saturday evenings at 8pm, Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2pm, and Sunday matinees at 3pm. Tickets for are $51.50 - $121.50 (includes a $1.50 facility fee), available through Ticketmaster at (212) 307-4747, online at www.DisneyOnBroadway.com, or in-person at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street).
Walt Disney Pictures presents The Little Mermaid Original Cast Album, available February 26, 2006 at a suggested price of $18.98 wherever music is sold. All Walt Disney Records audio products also can be ordered by visiting DisneyRecords.com.
So, if you would like to win one of these new CDs, just answer this easy question: After graduating from New York University, composer Alan Menken began his career writing advertising jingles, accompanying ballet classes, and working as a musical director. He met lyricist Howard Ashman and began collaborating on several productions for the WPA Theater, ultimately achieving widespread acclaim with which musical that was later turned into a film - which earned the duo their first Academy Award® nomination?!
Send us your answers and if you're correct you'll be in the running to win one of these wonderful new CDs! Just send us an e:mail here before August 1st with your answer and the subject title CONTEST: LITTLE MERMAID CDs to: email@example.com
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