Theatre Under The Stars cancels Sunday performance of ‘The Little Mermaid’ due to COVID-19 concerns

On Saturday, Theatre Under The Stars canceled both its performances of “The Little Mermaid” due to COVID-19 concerns.

HOUSTON – Theatre Under The Stars canceled Sunday’s performances of “The Little Mermaid” due a positive COVID-19 case within the group.

“While we had hoped to resume performances on Sunday, we have confirmed a positive COVID-19 case among our performing company,” the theater said in a statement on Facebook, “Our paramount concerns are for the health and safety of our artists and audiences. It does, regrettably put us in the position of making hard decisions and canceling performances this weekend.”

The theatre had planned to resume performances at 2 p.m., according to Artistic Director Dan Knechtges on Saturday.

In a release, the theatre urged anyone who purchased Saturday tickets to see the production to contact the box office by phone at (713) 558-8887 or via email at

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