Alan Menken Reveals The Gay Icon He Wants To Play Ursula (In Drag) In 'The Little Mermaid' Live Action Film
We are here for this!!!
Speaking to Gay Times, legendary composer Alan Menken revealed which LGBT icon he'd love to see play Ursula in the live-action adaption of The Little Mermaid.
“I’ve wanted Harvey Fierstein to play Ursula. I would kill for that!”
Fierstein famously appeared in drag in the role of Edna in Hairspray on Broadway, and later in NBC’s Hairspray Live! Additionally, he penned the books for several celebrated LGBT-themed Broadway shows, including La Cage aux Folles, Casa Valentina, Torch Song Trilogy, and Hairspray.
Truth be told, Fierstein as Ursula would be ICONIC!
H/T: Gay Times