The Little Mermaid (Kenny)
Far below the crashing waves of the ocean’s surface and into its deepest depths we meet a young mermaid on a quest to find love. Enthralled by the unknown world above the sea’s shell, the Little Mermaid finds herself falling in love with a mysterious human. After a vicious storm throws him from his ship, she manages to save him, and she finds she cannot live without this man. She decides to take matters into her own hands and make a deal with the evil sea witch. The Little Mermaid will be granted legs in exchange for her lovely voice. If only she can make the man truly love her, then the spell would be broken and she can know real happiness.
Hans Christian Andersen, author
Mike Kenny, playwright
34 pgs. 2 Actors
Run Time: 50 minutes
Audience Recommendation: 6+
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“Celebrated children’s writer Mike Kenny makes Hans Christian Andersen’s fable his own, adding plenty of magical touches to delight young theatre-goers.” -The Stage, UK