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y separately published work icon The Mermaid single work   drama  
Adaptation of The Little Mermaid Hans Christian Andersen , 1837 single work short story
Issue Details: First known date: 2020... 2020 The Mermaid
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'A manifesto for finding your voice and the power that comes with using it.

'…she joined the chorus of the sea-doomed and sung the song that only sirens do, thrashing her tail and howling for herself.

'The Mermaid i​s a​ reimagining of Hans Christian Andersen’s ​The Little Mermaid​, ​created by an award-winning intergenerational team of teenage and adult theatre makers. ​Their re-telling traces the journey of a fifteen year old mermaid and her transformation, obsession, sacrifice, self-destruction and self-actualisation. ​A tragicomedy ​with a teenage chorus that has a screaming vision for a hopeful tomorrow.'

Source: La Mama Theatre.

Production Details

  • Scheduled for production by La Mama Theatre at La Mama Courthouse, 6 - 16 May 2020.

    Director:​ Cassandra Fumi.

    Stage Manager: ​Tennessee Mynott-Rudland.

    Composer​: Chrisopher Bolton.

    Set and Costume Designer:​ Dann Barber.

    Lighting Designer: ​Rachel Burke.

    Dramaturgy​: Vidya Rajan.

    Assistant Director:​ Tove Due.

    Devised with and performed by ​Allegra Di Lallo, Harriet Lawson-Acar, An Dang, Theo Boltman, Casper Plum, Margaret Mills, and Emily Goddard.

    Production postponed, but not initially cancelled, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 2020
    • Strawberry Hills, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: Currency Press , 2021 .
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      Extent: 64p.p.
      • Published 14th July 2021
      ISBN: 9781760623364
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