The Little Mermaid (Literally Alive)
The Little Mermaid (Literally Alive)

The Little Mermaid (Literally Alive) NYC Reviews and Tickets

(30 Reviews)
Members say
Entertaining, Great singing, Delightful, Funny, Clever

About the Show

(On hiatus) Literally Alive revives its musical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale about a young mermaid who falls for a prince and ventures onto land.

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Member Reviews (30)

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6 Reviews | 0 Followers
Entertaining, Fluffy, Slow

See it if You’re bringing kids Gr 1-3. My 1st grader enjoyed it somewhat. My pre-k who normally has remarkable attention span could not stay engaged.

Don't see it if Younger than 1st grade - not engaging enough.

480 Reviews | 134 Followers
During previews
Disappointing, Fluffy, Romantic, Slow, Indulgent

See it if A young child is with you. Not the traditional version . Same title but totally different plot and songs. Best part is pre show workshop.

Don't see it if You want good acting, this is quite amateurish. You need high production values to enjoy a show. Least professional kids show I have seen !

202 Reviews | 24 Followers
During previews
Good singing, Good dancing, Disappointing, Different than expected

See it if You want to see a different version of TheLittle Mermaid than the familiar Disney one.

Don't see it if You are attached to the Disney version of the story and you don't want to see anything that varies from that.

122 Reviews | 23 Followers
During previews
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if You liked the movie

Don't see it if You didn't like the movie

66 Reviews | 6 Followers
During previews
Cliched, Disappointing, Funny, Great staging

See it if you are a Disney movie junkie and like pretty sets

Don't see it if you want any substance to your theatrical choices

21 Reviews | 5 Followers
During previews
Clever, Quirky, Must see, Masterful, Epic

See it if You hold the Disney movie very close to your heart. The stage version is captivating in more ways than one

Don't see it if You were not a fan of the Disney musical

18 Reviews | 11 Followers
During previews
Clever, Enchanting, Refreshing

See it if you love the Disney movie / the Disney songs

Don't see it if you are looking for something different / more original than the disney story.

16 Reviews | 3 Followers
During previews
So so

See it if You are taking young kids. Not geared for adults

Don't see it if Looking for disney magic

Critic Reviews (1)

Ticket News
February 19th, 2011
For a previous production

"The bittersweet musical explores topics of sacrifice and the human soul. But with a nice balance of seriousness and silliness, 'The Little Mermaid' is never out of the depth of its intended (young) audience...The entire cast is well-matched to the show, but during the reviewed opening show, Stefanie Smith and Eric Fletcher gave stand-out performances."
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