26th - 29th October 2022



Music by Alan Menken

Lyrics by Howard Ashman & Glenn Slater

Book by Doug Wright



A HATY Productions Musical

"Darlin' it's better, down where it's wetter .... under the sea"

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 colourful friends, Flounder the fish, Scuttle the seagull and Sebastian the crab to restore order under the sea.

The Little Mermaid is sure to captivate audiences young and old with it's bubbling energy, rich & vibrant Disney magic, and some of the best-known songs from the past 30 years.

An amateur production presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe) All authorised performance materials are also supplied by MTI Europe www.MTIShows.co.uk


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To be confirmed

Music by Alan Menken

Lyrics by Howard Ashman & Glenn Slater

Book by Doug Wright

Based on the Hans Christian Andersen story and the Disney film that was produced by Howard Ashman & John Musker and written & directed by John Musker & Ron Clements.

Originally developed by Disney Theatrical Productions

Orchestrations by Danny Troob

Incidental Music and Vocal Arrangements by Michael Kosarin

Dance Arrangements by David Chase

Expressions of interest for positions within the production team will be invited early 2022.

Dates will be advertised here and via social media when released. 

Casting will take place in Spring 2022.

Auditions will be required for all cast members, numbers will be limited due to theatre restrictions.

Watch this space for more details late 2021.

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Performances planned on:

Wednesday 26th October

Thursday 27th October

Friday 28th October

Saturday 29th October

Exact details and times tbc

This will be a ticketed event available through The Halifax Playhouse.

When tickets are available please click the 'TICKETS' button on this page to link you through to TheHalifax Playhouse booking page.

*NB. The afore-mentioned dates are subject to change to line-up with Calderdale Schools' term-time breaks when they are announced.


Take a look at the video below of a sneak peek of this colourful feast on Broadway & get a flavour of what the musical has in store.

Disney's The Little Mermaid on Broadway