ARTICLE: Designer James Fouchard Goes "Under the Sea!"
theatreWashington • NOVEMBER 20, 2014 • BY NORMAN ALLEN
The first time set designer James Fouchard read the stage version of Disney’s The Little Mermaid, his reaction was an awe-struck, “Oh, wow!” He explained, “Every scene had a design challenge that had to be solved. There are drastic changes in environment – from under the sea to above it – and almost every setting has some kind of special effect, or a gag or comic bit, that needed a design element to accommodate it.”
ARTICLE: Olney goes under the sea for “Disney’s The Little Mermaid”
THE GAZETTE • NOVEMBER 19, 2014 • BY RACHEL DESANTISs
This holiday season, let the Olney Theatre Center in Olney make Ariel, Ursula, Sebastian, and the gang part of your world as they take you under the sea for “Disney’s The Little Mermaid.”
The beloved 1989 Disney classic based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale features the story of a fire-haired mermaid longing to escape the protective grip of her father, ruler of the underwater kingdom Atlantica, and live out her dream of falling in love and experiencing life as a human on land.
REVIEW: Disney's The Little Mermaid at Olney Theatre Center
DC METRO THEATER ARTS • NOVEMBER 17, 2014 • BY GINA JUN
Just in time to celebrate the holiday season and experience an artistically-enriching live performance, Olney Theatre Center concludes its critically-acclaimed 76th anniversary season with the area professional premiere of the “Under the Sea” musical, Disney’sThe Little Mermaid, which opened on Saturday night with two-time Helen Hayes Award-winner Donna Migliaccio burning up the stage as the evil Ursula.
Olney Theatre Center is a proud partner of Barrie School.
Olney Theatre Center is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization. All programs are made possible by support from the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County; the Maryland State Department of Education; and the Maryland State Arts Council, an agency funded by the State of Maryland and the National Endowment for the Arts.