As soon as we got off the subway, we knew we were somewhere special...
And check out the MER-chandise (har!) for sale at the parade...
|Even though this mermaid's a bit under average-sized, she's all right.|
We saw some FABULOUS mermaids on parade! Check it out...
|An entire float of little mermaids!|
|Gloria Steinem once said that a woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle. |
Care to comment, Ms. Steinem?
|One fish, two fish...|
|Baby Mermaid is cool, but check out Mom's Ursula dress!|
|Fantastic hat featuring some average-sized mermaids!|
We made some silly signs to help our nautical friends know how they could continue to show their mer-pride all summer long: by coming to see our show in The Fringe, of course! Here are a couple of close-ups...
|The small sentence after the asterisk reads: "no copyright infringement intended." |
We're lying, of course. COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT COMPLETELY INTENDED.
We asked some particularly awesome-looking mermaids if they wouldn't mind being photographed with our signs, and they were all great sports! We have too many fin-tastic pictures to post here (click here to view our Mermaid Parade album in its entirety) but see below for a few of our favorite shots!
|This mermaid actually CROCHETED her own tail. It's awesome.|
See below for a close up.
|How cool is THAT???|
|HOOKED on great theater!|
|Awesome costumes all around, but big ups to the Dapper Crab.|
|Part of your wooooooorld...|
|LOVE her fishy friend!|
|Fabulous pink-haired mermaid!|
|"The closing of our oysters and the reclamation of our pearls!"|
- Ashley, The Average-Sized Mermaid.
Want this quote to make even a little sense? Come see the show!
Thank you to all of the fabulous mermaids who mer-ticipated! If you don't see your photo here, don't worry: check out the album! And keep up that mermaid pride all summer long by coming to see THE AVERAGE-SIZED MERMAID at Fringe NYC this August!
COMING SOON: Meet the cast! Contribute your sand-dollars to our fundraising efforts!