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PHOTOS: New images go behind-the-scenes of ‘The Little Mermaid Live!’

by Brittani Tuttle

Walt Disney Television has released new photos that go behind-the-scenes of “The Wonderful World of Disney presents The Little Mermaid Live!”.

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Photo by ABC/Eric McCandless

This televised event will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Disney animated classic with live performances from a star-studded cast interwoven with a broadcast of the original film.

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Auli’i Cravalho (Ariel) and Graham Phillips (Prince Eric) in rehearsals for “The Little Mermaid Live!” Photo by ABC/Christopher Willard
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Queen Latifah (Ursula) in rehearsals. Photo by ABC/Eric McCandless
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John Stamos (Chef Louis) in rehearsals. Photo by ABC/Christopher Willard
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Shaggy (Sebastian) in rehearsals. Photo by ABC/Christopher Willard

The production stars Auli’i Cravalho as Ariel, Queen Latifah as Ursula, John Stamos as Chef Louis, Shaggy as Sebastian, Graham Phillips as Prince Eric, and Amber Riley in a new role as The Emcee.

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Photo by ABC/Eric McCandless
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Photo by ABC/Eric McCandless
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Photo by ABC/Eric McCandless
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Photo by ABC/Eric McCandless
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Photo by ABC/Eric McCandless
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Photo by ABC/Eric McCandless
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Photo by ABC/Eric McCandless
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Photo by ABC/Eric McCandless

“The Wonderful World of Disney presents The Little Mermaid Live!” will air on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 8 p.m. EST, live on ABC.

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1 comment

Jen November 7, 2019 - 10:00 am

Oh my! The live show was great. I just wish that people in the audience would’ve stayed quiet. Applauding after every scene and yelling was very upsetting to me. It was too much. I would’ve rather hear the performance and not the audience. The audience ruined the show for me.

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