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The boy who cried wolf? More like the girl who cried dragon in the world premiere of Princess Penelope's Dragon, which Derby Dinner children's theater will open on Saturday.

Princess Penelope's Dragon will take place on May 24, 31, June 7, 14, and 21 for breakfast and lunch shows. The breakfast shows go on at 10 a.m. with buffet opening at 9 a.m. Lunch shows are to happen at 1:15 p.m. with buffet opening at noon. All performances are to occur at Derby Dinner Playhouse, located at 525 Marriott Drive in Clarksville, IN.

Tickets for the breakfast shows are $16 per person, and lunch shows are $21 per person. All tickets can be purchased at the Derby Dinner box office, the Derby Dinner website, or by calling Derby Dinner at 812-288-8281. 

Princess Penelope's Dragon is essentially an update to the boy who cried wolf story. This time, it features a young girl who blames all of her problematic situations on her pink dragon. Themes of honesty and showing respect for others are explored during this world premiere comedy.

Matthew Brennan directed the production, which features Carly Stotts as Penelope, Sally Scott as Kate, Sandra Rivera as Mother and Dragon, Kyle Lueken as Smith, Kevin Crain as King and French Baker, and Chris Bryant as Simon the Guard.

More information on the show can be found at the Derby Dinner children's theater page.

During Princess Penelope's Dragon's run, Derby Dinner will also present Cash on Delivery. That show will happen until June 29. 

Following Princess Penelope's Dragon's run, Derby Dinner children's theater will take a break for the summer before starting its new season in October. The season will include Dinosaurs Before Dark, Rudolph!, The Tooth Fairy, and Sleeping Beauty. Season tickets for these shows range in price from $28-$76 per person. More information on season tickets can be found at the Derby Dinner website.

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A near life-long resident of Louisville, Brian has written for Louisville.com since spring 2010. He has also written for various publications and online sites, including the Mount Vernon Democrat and Louisville Catholic Sports. Brian spends most of his free time enjoying the theatre scene, hanging out at the nearest coffee shop, and enjoying life.

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