The original Broadway version of Disney’s The Little Mermaid musical was derided by critics for having the cast propel around the stage on wheelie sneakers to simulate swimming. It never really worked and instead took the audience out of the performance. In the Japanese production… Read More »The fantastic design of Japanese Production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid Musical
We recently toured The Lion King section of Art of Animation Resort. That was one of three sections with new buildings at the resort, but The Little Mermaid section is actually the finished versions of the old Legendary section of Pop Century that remained unfinished for nearly a decade.
But now it looks great. King Triton and Ursula loom large in giant sculptures and Ariel and her gang hold court throughout the resorts courtyard. It features exterior walk-ways and entrances like the hotels over in Pop century. There are over 600 cutout objects on the resort balconies.
In the gallery below, we continue our walking tour of the resort under the sea.
Fans of Disney’s The Little Mermaid, may want to brush off that Ariel costume and get in the mood for some cosplay photo sessions. The 25th Anniversary of the film is being celebrated at the Burbank International Film Festival with a special screening of the… Read More »Ariel Look-A-Like Contest at Burbank’s Film Festival
The news leaked months ago that Ariel was coming to Once Upon a Time this season, and I don’t think it’s a spoiler to say her first appearance will be in this week’s episode. After all, the episode title is just her name. I’m excited… Read More »Once Upon a Time Preview: 3-6 Ariel
You’ve seen Disney Hipster Princesses on YouTube, which was very funny and definitely made a point. It seems activist Disney Princesses are now becoming something of a meme. The latest is very talented Jenny Joslin from Tex Pats with Ariel and her Disney Princess friends… Read More »Disney Princesses Sing for Equal Pay in Latest Viral Video
We head back to the beginning of construction for the New Fantasyland expansion at the Magic Kingdom with these next two videos. The Little Mermaid and Enchanted Tales with Belle are the only two ‘attractions’ to open in Fairytale Forest section of the expansion. Here’s… Read More »Behind the Scenes Video of New Fantasyland Construction – Part 2
Thanksgiving has come and gone, and now Christmas is next up! You know what that means…BUY BUY BUY! The annual problem is coming back: What do I get the Disney Fan in my family? Well, that is why I am here to help! This will… Read More »Holiday Gift Guide: Disney Films
Yesterday the Magic Kingdom… …major sections of the New Fantastyland expansion opened for a dress rehearsal. Technically, they could close it again at any time before the official opening in December, however the history is once a section opens they don’t close it again except… Read More »New Fantasyland Dress Rehearsal Photos