Melissa Youth Onstage will open its 7th season as a community youth theatre with a production of The Little Mermaid, jr. The show features Melissa 8th grader Sydney Enoch as Ariel and Anna 7th grader Corbin Ross as Prince Eric.

The show will run Sept. 29-30 at the Church Street Auditorium in McKinney. Shows are at 7 p.m. each night, with a 2p.m. performance on Saturday. Tickets are $10 per person and can be reserved by contacting

Additionally there is a special “Under the Sea” party with the cast on Sept. 30. For $15 students can come and do crafts, have refreshments and meet the cast. The price includes a ticket to the show. Parents can attend the party for free. The show features a cast of 47 students from all over McKinney, Melissa, Anna and Frisco.

Melissa Youth Onstage is a 501c3 non profit theatre company for youth. Upcoming shows are Pippin and The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.