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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 ›

“Peter and the Starcatcher” Raises Whimsy to an Art Form on March 10-15 at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium

Scottish novelist and playwright J. M. Barrie introduced Peter Pan, that incorrigible scamp, friend to fairies and Neverland’s Native American tribe, and scourge of pirates everywhere, in chapters 13–18 of his 1902 novel The Little White Bird and burnished his reputation as a mischief maker in his 1904 stage play, Peter Pan; or, the Boy… Read More ›

"Peter and the Starcatcher" stars (from left) Gabe Martinez as the Neverland's odious captain Bill Slank, Bryan Welnicki as Peter, Joe Beuerlein as Peter's nemesis Black Stache, and Shaun Rice as the flatulent sailor Alf (photo by Scott Suchman)

“Peter and the Starcatcher” Brilliantly Imagines the Backstory of “The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up”

Broadway Series South and North Carolina Theatre will present Phoenix Entertainment’s touring production of the five-time Tony Award®-winning play with music, Peter and the Starcatcher, a rollicking prequel to the beloved 1904 children’s book Peter Pan; or, the Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up by Scottish novelist and playwright J. M. Barrie (1860-1937), on March 10-15… Read More ›

North Carolina Theatre and Broadway Series South’s 2014-15 Season Mixes Modern Tales with Everlasting Classics

The 14/15 season moves from timeless to modern and promises something for everyone!