an original play by Ayun Halliday

Ten teenaged performers take an exploratory deep dive through The Little Mermaid, pushing past Disney’s happy ending to the explicit trauma of Hans Christian Andersen’s original. Not that there’s any correspondence between the pain of becoming an adult and the pain of having your tongue cut out and boiled…

Music! Puppetry! Water safety! Stage blood!

The Mermaid’s Legs premiered in October 2014 at The Tank in New York City