DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Jan. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadway Across America's collaboration with the award-winning morning show The Balancing Act®, continues on the Lifetime® Channel with season three of "Broadway Balances America." The new episode, featuring The 5th Avenue Theatre's production of Disney's, The Little Mermaid, debuts on Wednesday, January 4 at 7:30 am ET and will re-air on Wednesday, January 11 at 7:30 am ET.
Viewers will join The Balancing Act® correspondent, Amber Milt, as she talks to the cast about the themes of this beloved fairy tale and meets Diana Huey, who plays Ariel. Diana talks about the blurred lines between good and evil, making sacrifices for what you want most out of life and what it means to her to play one of the most iconic Disney princesses on stage. Amber will also speak with Marjorie Failoni and Amanda Minano, who play two of Ariel's mersisters, and Jennifer Allen, the actress who plays Ursula.
Based on the 1989 film, Disney's The Little Mermaid, this spectacular new production features dazzling costumes, a stunning set and visual effects that are pure magic. Plus, the Academy Award®-winning hits by Alan Menken including, "Kiss the Girl" and "Part of Your World."
To learn more about the Broadway Balances America series, please visit: www.broadwaybalancesamerica.com
Broadway Across America (BAA) is part of The John Gore Organization family of companies, which includes Broadway.com and The Broadway Channel. Led by nine-time Tony-winning producer John Gore (Owner & CEO), BAA is the foremost presenter of first-class touring productions in North America, operating in 41 markets with over 270,000 subscribers. Current and past productions include Cats, Chicago, Fiddler on the Roof, Finding Neverland, Hairspray, School of Rock and The Producers. For more information please visit BroadwayAcrossAmerica.com and Broadway.com.
The 5th Avenue Theatre is the nation's premier incubator for new musical theater. Since 2001, the Seattle-based company has produced 17 new musicals. To date, nine (including the sensational hit Disney's Aladdin) have moved to Broadway premieres, earning a combined 15 Tony Awards ®, including two for Best Musical (Hairspray and Memphis). The 5th Avenue Theatre is also known for its world class, critically acclaimed productions of musicals chosen from both the contemporary canon and the Golden Age of Broadway. Unique in its Chinese-inspired design, the exquisite theatre opened in 1926 as a venue for vaudeville and film. Today, under the leadership of Executive Producer and Artistic Director, David Armstrong; Managing Director, Bernadine C. Griffin and Producing Artistic Director, Bill Berry, this non-profit theatre company attracts an annual attendance of more than 300,000. In addition to its main stage productions, The 5th Avenue Theatre is also committed to encouraging the next generation of theatergoers through its extensive educational outreach programs. For more information, please visit www.5thavenue.org.
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