Disney's The Little Mermaid

Disney's The Little Mermaid
In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above.
Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner, Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater and a compelling book by Doug Wright, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs, including "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl" and "Part of Your World."
 
Ariel, King Triton's youngest daughter, wishes to pursue the human Prince Eric in the world above, bargaining with the evil sea witch, Ursula, to trade her tail for legs. But the bargain is not what it seems, and Ariel needs the help of her colorful friends, Flounder the fish, Scuttle the seagull and Sebastian the crab to restore order under the sea.
 
Disney's The Little Mermaid offers a fantastic creative opportunity for rich costumes and sets, as well as the chance to perform some of the best-known songs from the past 30 years.
 
A free, downloadable Production Handbook is available here (PDF). 
Restrictions may apply for International Licensing.
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Questions & Answers

May 09, 2017
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How to Secure Rights to Song on Soundtrack NOT in MTI package
On the Broadway soundtrack of Disney's The Little Mermaid there is song and reprise entitled "I Want the Good TImes Back." It was replaced by the song "Daddy's Little Angel" in subsequent productions. The latter song appears as part of MTI's package. Is it possible to use the original song and reprise in a production of "The Little Mermaid" and what is the process for securing the rights to that song and reprise?
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What is the average length time frame Under the Sea?
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December 22, 2016
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Transpositions
I'm confused about the time it takes to receive a transposition on demand song.... On one bullet point, it says 3 -4 weeks, but in small print underneath that, it says 10 -15 days. Could you clarify the exact time?
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July 20, 2016
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Is there a full instrumentation option for Little Mermaid?
The standard instrumentation indicates one trumpet and no trombone. The cast recordings include a second trumpet , trombone, and tuba.
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July 10, 2016
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Can I find out which organizations are producing The Little Mermaid?
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July 08, 2016
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In need of Ursula's Shell
I've been looking for a purchasable (not a rental) Ursula shell--one of a similar size to the one featured in the original broadway show. The only place I could find such an item was on Heartland, only to discover it was a rental. Would anyone happen to know anyone/anyplace that sells or makes these?
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April 02, 2016
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Is "Sweet Child" reprise included in this script
In the Broadway musical "sweet child (reprise) " Is included, but I am not seeing it in the song list next for the little mermaid songs tab
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March 21, 2016
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Is there a video license for The Little Mermaid?
Interested in videotaping The Little Mermaid, but don't see it on the list of shows you have offered for $75.
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March 11, 2016
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Does this version have "The world Above (reprise)"?
If not, is there a way to add it?
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