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Peter and the Starcatcher stars (from left) Daniel Bailin as Prentiss, Arielle Yoder as Molly Aster, Evan Johnson as Peter, and Jorge Donoso as Ted (photo by Jon Gardiner)

Don’t Miss PlayMakers Repertory Company’s Fresh, New Take on Peter and the Starcatcher

When I was eight years old, my Gram took me to my first ever theater experience: Peter Pan the musical, starring Cathy Rigby. It ignited my love of theater, especially musical theater, and the story of Peter Pan would become a favorite of mine. This being the third production of Rick Elice’s Peter and the… Read More ›

Evan Johnson and Arielle Yoder star as Peter and Molly Aster (photo by Jon Gardiner)

PlayMakers Rep’s Peter and the Starcatcher Is a Whimsical, Hilarious Musical Prequel to Peter Pan

For its 2015 holiday show, PlayMakers Repertory Company will present Peter and the Starcatcher, a swashbuckling, knee-slapping prequel to the beloved 1904 stage play Peter Pan; or, the Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up by Scottish novelist and playwright J.M. Barrie (1860-1937). The show will preview on Nov. 18-21, officially open on Nov. 21, and then… Read More ›

Part One and Two of "Angels in America" run through March 6th

“Angels in America” Soars at PlayMakers

These eyebrow-raising plays are truly magnificent pieces of contemporary theater; and a luminous PRC cast and brilliant PlayMakers‘ guest director Brendon Fox and his unusually imaginative and resourceful creative team have nailed it (pun intended) on scenic designer Narelle Sissons’ splendid wood-paneled set, which is chock-full of secret compartments, surprises, and delights.

"Angels in America" opens on Jan. 29th and runs until March 6th

PRC Presents Both Parts of “Angels in America”

“[Although ‘Angels in America’] deals with profound ideas of what we owe to ourselves and to each other,” says PRC guest director Brendon Fox, “[playwright Tony] Kushner is also a great entertainer. He leavens the intensity with wit, the pain with warmth. It promises to be a roller-coaster brimming with ideas, laughter, and humanity.”