BYB Dancers Will Perform ‘The Little Mermaid’

More than 130 young dancers will bring a mythical underwater seascape to life in “The Little Mermaid” presented by Bluegrass Youth Ballet on Friday, March 31 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, April 1 at 2 p.m. at the Lexington Opera House.

The cast will feature senior BYB dancer Lilia Thomas as the Little Mermaid and Cincinnati Ballet’s Sam Jones as the Prince.

In addition to the lead characters, the cast includes the Little Mermaid’s sisters, a Sea Witch and a host of underwater creatures including dolphins, jellyfish, clownfish, crabs, seahorses, starfish, eels and a beautiful sea dragon that is a big puppet.

Join BYB immediately following the Saturday performance for an “Under the Sea” Tea Party, which will be held in the pub downstairs.

Attendees will enjoy tea and cookies while meeting and interacting with cast members.

Tickets are $8 per person. Seating is limited.

Tickets for the performance are $15-$18. Group tickets are available at a discount.

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