Stepping Out

PYT's Theatre in the Park series continues Friday in Mtn. View

Peninsula Youth Theatre launched its annual Theatre in the Park series last week, with free performances scheduled Friday nights through Aug. 16 in downtown Mountain View.

The 45-minute long plays are slated 6:30 p.m. at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts’ outdoor ParkStage (adjacent to Pioneer Park).

The remaining schedule follows.

• “The Stories of Beatrix Potter,” Friday, Peter Rabbit and his friends Jemima Puddleduck and Mrs. Tiggywinkle get themselves in and out of trouble.

• “Princess Who,” July 12. A young girl wakes in the forest and can’t remember anything. Can Rumpelstiltskin, Goldilocks and the three bears, Hansel and Gretel and the rest of the fairy-tale world help her find her way?

• “Pocahontas,” July 19. Young princess Pocahontas enjoys playing tricks and games, but she grows into a hero.

• “The Golden Goose,” July 26. Simple but kindhearted Frederick heads for the castle with his golden goose. Along the way, he’s a magnet for the greedy, who grab the enchanted goose and can’t let go.

• “The Little Mermaid,” Aug. 2. Living under the sea isn’t enough for the Little Mermaid, who longs to live on land.

• “The Fabulous Fable Factory,” Aug. 9. A youngster trips over a lever on an old machine, causing wonderful things to happen.

• “Princess Wanted,” Aug. 16. A wealthy prince decides it’s time to marry, despite the fact that he doesn’t know any princesses he’d like to wed. His search for a princess takes him to some unexpected places.

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