The Little Mermaid is a Magical Conclusion Persephone’s 49th Season

Photo Credit: Persephone Theatre/Olivia Swerhone-Wick


Ezekiel McAdams
April 11 2024


Persephone Theatre’s final production of its forty ninth season is Disney’s The Little Mermaid. It runs from April tenth to May fifth on Persephone’s main stage.

Persephone’s retelling of Disney’s The Little Mermaid is merriment and wonder captured in a bottle with an enchanting ascetic that can only be described as enchanting.

Whether you’re a fan of DisneyThe Little Mermaid, musicals, theatre or a child at heart, Persephone has managed to create an experience that will shine bright in the theatre company’s resume.

Little Mermaid is directed by Persephone’s artistic director, Heather Cant and stars Synthia Yusef as Ariel, Caulin Moore as Eric, Kristel Harder as Ursula, Robbie Towns as Triton, Joema Frith as Sebastian, Maya Baker as Flounder, Leon Willey as Scuttle and Julien Arnold as Grimsby.

The supporting cast includes Alyssa Billingsley, Mitchell Larson, Kenn McLeod, Kenni Chomyn, Ali Wason, Jen Fong, Amandra Trapp, Elizabeth Whitebread, Dean Stockdale and Alex Batycki.

This production is based on the story by Han Christen Anderson as well as Disney’s animated feature of the same name. The music is by Alan Menken, the lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater with the book by Doug Wright.



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