Peter and the Starcatcher

A Play by Rick Elice

Based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson

Music by Wayne Barker

January 13, 14, 19**, 20, 21, 22*, 26**, 27, 28, 29*, 2017

A young orphan and his mates are shipped off from Victorian England to a distant island ruled by the evil King Zarboff. They know nothing of the mysterious trunk in the captain’s cabin, containing a precious, otherworldly cargo. At sea, the boys are discovered by a young girl named Molly, a Starcatcher-in-training, who realizes that the trunk’s precious cargo is starstuff, a celestial substance so powerful it must never fall into the wrong hands. When the ship is taken over by pirates, the journey quickly becomes fraught with danger, threatening the lives of Molly and the boys. The winner of five Tony Awards, this magical and hilarious adventure at last reveals the origins of Peter Pan, Wendy, the Lost Boys, their piratical nemesis, Captain Hook and a far-off place known as Neverland.

 

The talented cast includes Daniel Austin, PJ Baker, Matt Barns, Malik Bilbrew, Jordan Born, Jason Collins, Al Emerick, Taylor Kearschner, Rich Pintello, Jeffrey Rommel, Ron Shreve, and Bill White under the direction of Roxanna Lewis. Musical direction by Erin Barnes.

All performances 8:00pm, except:  *Matinee performance 2:00pm | **Evening performances 7:30pm

Meet the cast:

Taylor Kearschner

as Molly

Ron Shreve

as Peter

Al Emerick

as Black Stache

Malik Bilbrew

as Ted

Jordan Born

as Prentiss

Daniel Austin

as Mrs. Bumbrake/Teacher

PJ Baker

as Grempkin/Fighting Prawn/Sanchez/Mack

Jason Collins

as Alf

Bill White

as Lord Leonard Aster

Rich Pintello

as Bill Slank/Hawking Clam

Jeffrey Rommel

as Smee/Greggors

Matt Barns

as Captain Robert Falcon Scott

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