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PYT’s ‘Little Mermaid’ opens online Saturday

Peninsula Youth Theatre’s production of “The Little Mermaid Jr.” is set to be livestreamed this weekend.

Performances are scheduled 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.

Produced by special arrangement with Music Theatre International, the musical is based on the Hans Christian Andersen story and the Disney film. It features lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, music by Alan Menken and book by Doug Wright.

The story follows mermaid Ariel as she makes a deal with sea witch Ursula to try to win the love of Prince Eric.
Meg Fischer Venuti directs the cast of 49 young actors and also serves as choreographer of the PYT production. Holly Smolik is the vocal director; Val Zvinyatskovsky is in charge of editing.

Tickets are $15.

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