Shawnee Mission East to Present “The Little Mermaid”

Students perform in the Little Mermaid.
Shawnee Mission School District

The Shawnee Mission East Theatre Department will begin its journey under the sea to present “The Little Mermaid” starting Thursday, Jan. 31.  

About 100 Shawnee Mission East students who are a part of the cast, crew, and orchestra, will share the familiar musical that tells the story of a mermaid who dreams of being a human.

The productions will be presented at 7 p.m. on Thursday, January 31, Friday, February 1, and Saturday, February 2, with a Saturday matinee at 2 p.m. in the Dan Zollars Auditorium at Shawnee Mission East, 7500 Mission Road.

Those seeking more information about the production are encouraged to contact or visit

Students perform in the Little Mermaid.
Ariel from the Little Mermaid production at Shawnee Mission East looks at her feet.