Students at John Bassett Moore Intermediate School will perform "The Little Mermaid Jr." at 7 p.m., on Thursday, April 18 and Friday, April 19, in the school auditorium on South Street in Smyrna.
Most people are familiar with the story. In a magical kingdom fathoms below, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. First, she'll have to defy her father, King Triton. Then she'll make a deal with the evil sea witch Ursula. Finally, she'll have to convince Prince Eric that she's the girl with the enchanting voice that he has been looking for.
The cast members are: Shana Markowitz, Ariel; Thalia Lewis, Aquata; Gabby Spence, Andrina; Annalise Catinella, Arista; Jada Riley, Atina; Autum Wilson, Adella; Ally Stevens, Allana; Madison Tricarico, Ursula;
Emilee Birney, Harley Green, Chloe Griffiths, Tatiana Hoisington, Lauren Tyrell, Courtney Spader, Tentacles;
Kayla Summers, Carlotta; Kiley Hebert, Tatiana Hoisington, Lauren Tyrell, Nadiyah Fisher, Chloe Griffiths, Princesses;
Kayla Saracoglu, Sebastian; Gracie McDowell, Flounder; Japhire Gillett-Spio, Prince Eric; Jasmine Ousley, Flotsam; Grace Kayati, Jetsam; Maximus Morrissiey, King Triton; Jared Deppish, Scuttle;
Austin Edmonds, Grimsby; Nyheir Green, Chef Louis; Gavin Davis, Pilot; Treasure Jones, Chris Jenkins, Ashley Taylor, Gulls; Demetrius Hill, Sea Horse;
Abby Conway, Amanda Wasser, Skylar Hass, Nyshelle Tribbett, Jade Wallace, Natalya Byrd, Sea Chorus; Keirra Moore, Kisoun Misla, Sea Creatures.
Director of the musical is Mrs. Missy Anspach.
The cast members and director invite the community to visit an enchanting world under the sea this Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m., in the JBM auditorium.