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There’s a new ‘Sheriff’ in town: PYT production opens Friday

There’s a new ‘Sheriff’ in town: PYT production opens Friday

January 20th, 2016

Published on Wednesday, 20 January 2016 Written by Los Altos Town Crier Staff – Town Crier Report Click HERE for original link The Peninsula Youth Theatre production of “Kid Sheriff and the Terrible Toads,” part of its Stories on Stage series, is scheduled to run Friday and Saturday at the Mountain View Center for the […]

A Good Reed Review: PYT Presents “Annie”

November 22nd, 2015

By Ande Jacobson  Click HERE to go to the original article The long time Broadway favorite,Annie, is coming to the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts 14-22 November 2015. Peninsula Youth Theatre (PYT) is mounting a spectacle that should bring smiles to Annie fans young and old with its upbeat score, lively singing and […]

Bravo to children’s theater that lets kids be kids

Bravo to children’s theater that lets kids be kids

May 12th, 2015
"Those Darn Squirrels" at Peninsula Youth Theatre features characters such as Old Man Fookwire (Aria Richmond) and the Whirley Bird (Jennifer Johns) -- plus, of course, those darn squirrels.
Local actors star in PYT’s ‘Oklahoma!’

Local actors star in PYT’s ‘Oklahoma!’

November 19th, 2014

Published on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 00:08Written by Ramya Krishna – Town Crier Editorial Intern Time is running out to catch Peninsula Youth Theatre’s production of “Oklahoma!” The musical is scheduled to close Sunday in Mountain View. Chronicling the love story of farm girl Laurey and cowboy Curly and the shenanigans of Ado Annie, the […]

Teens Stage One-Act Play Festival

Teens Stage One-Act Play Festival

October 22nd, 2014
Courtesy of City of Mountain View Performing Arts Committee The cast of “No Exit” includes, from left, Jordan Rosenberg, Atticus Shaindlin and Jenna Levere.

Major benefits for students who attend live theater, study finds

October 16th, 2014

Science Daily, Oct. 16, 2014 by University of Arkansas, Fayetteville Field trips to live theater enhance literary knowledge, tolerance, and empathy among students, according to a study. The research team found that reading and watching movies of Hamlet and A Christmas Carol could not account for the increase in knowledge experienced by students who attended live […]

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