The Little Mermaid

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Little Mermaid Statue Doused With Paint ... Again

It appears to be a protest against hunting whales

(Newser) - Danish officials on Tuesday hosed down Copenhagen's famed Little Mermaid after the statue was found doused with red paint, the AP reports. On the ground in front of the statue was written in red, in English, "Denmark defend the whales of the [Faeroe] Islands"—likely a reference... More »

Little Mermaid a Titanic Flop

Disney's latest blunder is a $15M beached whale

(Newser) - The verdict on Disney's latest Broadway musical, The Little Mermaid, is grim. "Loved the shoes. Loathed the show," Ben Brantley of the New York Times says of the "merblades" the cast uses to glide across a stage "soaked in that sparkly garishness that only a very... More »

'Beauty and the Beast' Takes Last Bow on Broadway

Belle waves adieu; Ariel to wave hello

(Newser) - The final curtain falls on Beauty and the Beast today after more than 5,000 performances and 13 years on Broadway. The show that started the Disney-on-Broadway rage will exit the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre to make room for a stage adaptation of another kiddie staple, The Little Mermaid, the AP reports. More »

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