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Arts Around the World: February 12-18, 2018

By Claire Hammond

Mark your calendars and save the dates! We’ve searched high and low to find live entertainment, theatre and arts events occurring around the globe this week.  Check it out!

February 12-18, 2018

The Little Mermaid In Concert, February 14 Osaka-jo Hall, Osaka, Japan 

Disney on CLASSIC Premium  presents The Little Mermaid In Concert  at Osaka-jo Hall in Osaka Japan. Go under the sea with a full orchestra and live film presentation of The Little Mermaid featuring special guest performers by Disney Legend and composer Alan Menken and Disney Legend and original voice of Ariel, The Little Mermaid, Jodi Benson. During the film presentation, live performances by Mitsuki Takahata (Ariel), Yoshio Inoue (Prince Eric), KREVA (Sebastian), Shinji Saito Chef Louis, Marcia (Ursula),Kojiro Oka (King Triton). The Orchestra Japan will be led by Michael Kosarin.

Another Day, Cape Town, South Africa, from February 13

Followspot Productions present a new musical dance play, Another Day, a moving deep-dive into dance. It is the brainchild of Kalk Bay Theatre owner and dancer Ash Searle.

Ibsen House, Amsterdam, Netherlands, February 14 – 17

Based on Ibsen, Simon Stone writes and directs a grand family epic about the troublesome but inevitable coexistence of different generations under one roof, for Toneelgroep.

Hir, Melbourne, Australia, until March 4

Red Stitch theatre company presents the Victorian Premiere of Hir, a tenderly heartfelt and highly intelligent new work from one of the ground-breaking artists of our time, Taylor Mac, whose A 24-Decade History of Popular Music was the critical smash hit of the 2017 Melbourne Festival. This is presented in partnership with Midsummer Festival.

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