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Peter and the Starcatcher
MTW's 2016 Fall Show
Written by Rick Elice
Music by Wayne Barker
Based on the Novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson
Performances:  October 6-8, 13-15, & 20-22, 2016 at 7:30 PM
Matinees:  October 16 & 23 at 2:00 PM
Riverside Playhouse

 

Tony-winning Peter and the Starcatcher upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan). A wildly theatrical adaptation of Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson’s best-selling novels, the play was conceived for the stage by directors, Roger Rees and Alex Timbers, and written by Rick Elice, with music by Wayne Barker. From marauding pirates and jungle tyrants to unwilling comrades and unlikely heroes, Peter and the Starcatcher playfully explores the depths of greed and despair... and the bonds of friendship, duty and love.

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, which contains a precious, otherworldly cargo. At sea, the boys are discovered by a precocious young girl named Molly, a Starcatcher-in-training who realizes that the trunk’s precious cargo is starstuff, a celestial substance so powerful that it must never fall into the wrong hands. When the ship is taken over by pirates – led by the fearsome Black Stache, a villain determined to claim the trunk and its treasure for his own – the journey quickly becomes a thrilling adventure.

Featuring a dozen actors portraying more than 100 unforgettable characters, Peter and the Starcatcher uses ingenious stagecraft and the limitless possibilities of imagination to bring the story to life.

 

Cast List

Black Stache Mark Wavra
Boy (Peter) Jacob Scott
Molly Emma Standerford
Smee Andrea Colyar
Mrs. Bumbrake Matthew Pippin
Slank Dylan Spradlin
Lord Aster Brad Behrens
Alf Zach Savage
Prentiss Skylar Cuthill
Ted Levi Murphy
Captain Scott Sean Ward
Grempkin Julie Anne Davis

For more information about the show, check out peterandthestarcatcher.com!

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