Meanwhile, The Little Mermaid Is Leaving Broadway

“Ariel and her underwater friends have officially run out of air. Producers … announced today that the musical will end its run Aug. 30 after 685 performances and 50 previews. A national tour is set to begin in fall 2010. Based on the 1989 Disney animated film, The Little Mermaid opened at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in January 2008 to scathing reviews.”