Wednesday, March 14, 2007
Disney's New Musical "Little Mermaid" Treated Warily
Broadway insiders are wary of getting burned by Disney. They bet heavily on "Tarzan" and "Mary Poppins" and feel a little burned. "Poppins" is grossing more than $1 mil a week, but it's still somehow not seen as a long-term blockbuster. Michael Riedel of the NY Post has the skinny on the first peek at "The Little Mermaid" and the word is encouraging, but not blindly so.