The North Shore Music Theatre presents Disney’s The Little Mermaid, the stage adaptation of the classic Disney animated film.
Ariel (Adrienne Eller), a mer-princess defies her father, King Triton (Mark Campbell), falls in love and pursues the handsome Prince Eric (Bruce Landry) on land. To do so, she will have to leave her magical underwater kingdom, so she makes a deal with Ursula (Kecia Lewis), the evil sea witch, who transforms Ariel’s fish tail into human legs — but at what price?
The entire cast is solid. Adrienne Eller had a perfect blend of innocence and tenacity. He may have lacked the debonair looks of a prince, but Bruce Landry had the voice of one. The on-stage chemistry between these two star-crossed lovers was evident.
J. Cameron Barnett was the comic relief as Sebastian. He is definitely the crowd-pleaser of the show.
As Ursula, Kecia Lewis steals the show every time she appears. Her booming voice is perfect for her song, “Poor, Unfortunate Souls.” All of your favorite songs from the animated score are included along with some new ones that help the stage version along.
The costumes are brilliantly eye-popping and colorful and a pleasure to behold. This Little Mermiad is seaworthy and will keep you hooked from sea to land.
This under-the-sea musical spectacular runs now through July 27, 2014. For more information and tickets visit www.nsmt.org or call the box office at 978-232-7200