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WES To Present ‘Little Mermaid Jr.’

Washington Episcopal Grade 6 students (from left) Piers Greenan, Morinsola Tinubu, Sophia Mishurny-Santini, Libby Scanlon, Juliet Faris, and Casey Davis consult the script as they rehearse “The Little Mermaid Jr.”

Washington Episcopal Grade 6 students (from left) Piers Greenan, Morinsola Tinubu, Sophia Mishurny-Santini, Libby Scanlon, Juliet Faris, and Casey Davis consult the script as they rehearse “The Little Mermaid Jr.” Photo by Ali Bratun

Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr. will be performed by the sixth-grade class of Washington Episcopal School, on Thursday, March 14 at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 15 at 7 p.m., and Saturday, March 16 at 12:30 p.m. Tickets for each show are $5. The matinee performance is followed by a pizza/lunch meet and greet with cast members in full costume at 11:30 a.m. Tickets for this event are $8 including pizza and performance. All performances are open to the public.

The 60-minute musical, designed for middle-school aged performers, is based on the 2008 Broadway production and the 1989 animated feature film. The sixth-grade cast contains 28 students led by Performing Arts Director Ron Valenzia. Washington Episcopal School is an independent, coeducational day school in Bethesda, for students age 3 to Grade 8, founded in 1986. For more information, visit www.w-e-s.org.