The NEW Little Mermaid Show in Hollywood Studios Is One Step Closer to Opening!

Published: February 6, 2024

It feels like there’s always something new happening in the Disney parks.

Voyage of the Little Mermaid

Disney World alone has Tiana’s Bayou Adventure and the updated Country Bear Jamboree show in progress in Magic Kingdom, as well as refurbishments coming up soon for Test Track in EPCOT. But now Disney has also started casting for the brand new show that’s coming this fall!

“The Little Mermaid – A Musical Adventure” is a reimagining of the stage show “Voyage of the Little Mermaid,” which hasn’t opened since the parks closed in 2020. The theater has been left sitting empty for years now, but Disney is finally ready to put another live-action show back on the stage.


This show will still be based on the cartoon version of The Little Mermaid, and Disney says it will include classic songs from the film, like “Part of Your World,” “Kiss the Girl,” “Poor Unfortunate Souls,” and more.

Ariel and Prince Eric in EPCOT

Now, Disney has officially begun the casting process for two of the show’s main characters — Ariel and Prince Eric!

Here’s what they’re looking for in these characters:

  • Ariel: 5’2″ – 5’6″ A spirited, fun-loving, yet curious mermaid princess who longs to be a part of the human world. Lyrical pop soprano with belt to C.
  • Prince Eric: 5’10“- 6’0″ Charismatic and fearless, Prince Eric is a true romantic who never gives up on his heart’s desire. Non-singing role.


If you’re interested in auditioning for the show and you fit the descriptions, check out the link below! Once you’re on the Disney auditions page, search “Hollywood Studios” and this audition should pop up.

Learn more about auditions right here!

The new Little Mermaid show is going to open in the fall of this year.

Live entertainment is so much fun at Disney World! If you’re visiting before Fall 2024 and want to see some other amazing shows, we recommend checking these out:

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We’ll be sure to keep an eye on this show and more casting announcements, so stay tuned to DFB!

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