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New Casting Call Announced for Disney World

New Casting Call Announced for Disney World

Disney guests enjoy great attractions, delicious food, and of course great entertainment at Walt Disney World. A new casting call is out for a new show.

New Show Details

Surprising Scene at Hollywood Studios
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Disney’s Hollywood Studios has been missing one of its popular shows, Voyage of the Little Mermaid since 2020. Disney reimagined this show and it will now be “The Little Mermaid-A Musical Adventure” 

This new show will include great nods to the past with the use of blacklight puppets along with state-of-the-art technology. Disney shares that there will also be a live version of Ursula on stage and an animated version created using motion-capture technology. You can read the story in full HERE.

As Disney guests anxiously await the opening of this new show, Disney released a casting call for this new show.

Casting Call

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Disney is now searching for the two main leads for this show including Ariel and Eric. A recent casting call for auditions in New York lists the following descriptions:

Ariel is to be 18-30 years old. “White woman, transgender woman 5’2″-5’6”. A spirited, fun-loving, yet curious mermaid princess who longs to be a part of the human world.”

Casting for Eric includes “18-30 years old. White man, transgender man. 5’10”-6″. Charismatic and fearless, Prince Eric is a true romantic who never gives up on his heart’s desire.”

Opening Timeline

Credit: Disney

Disney has teased many announcements of this new show, but at this time, the only opening timeline is Fall 2024. This is still a bit broad for many hoping to see this new show.

The casting call for lead roles is a positive sign that this show may open early fall. Keep checking back for more information regarding opening dates for “The Little Mermaid-A Musical Adventure”.

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