What is PETER AND THE STARCATCHER about?
PETER AND THE STARCATCHER is the epic origin story of one of popular culture’s most enduring and beloved characters: Peter Pan. A dozen actors play more than 100 unforgettable characters using their enormous talent, ingenious stagecraft and the limitless possibilities of imagination. Based on the best-selling Disney-Hyperion novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson and winner of 5 Tony Awards®, PETER AND THE STARCATCHER is written by Tony Award® nominee Rick Elice (Jersey Boys) and directed by Tony Award® winner Roger Rees (Nicholas Nickleby) and Tony Award® nominee Alex Timbers (Rocky, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson).
Who wrote it?
Rick Elice. It is based on The New York Times best-selling novel, Peter and the Starcatchers, written by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson.
Who directed it?
The directors are Tony Award®-winning actor Roger Rees and Tony Award® nominee Alex Timbers.
Who is in it?
Learn more about our tour cast here.
Has it won any awards?
Yes! The show received five Tony Awards® (Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play: Christian Borle, Best Scenic Design: Donyale Werle, Best Costume Design of a Play: Paloma Young, Best Lighting Design of a Play: Jeff Croiter, Best Sound Design of a Play: Darron L West), as well as 3 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards (Favorite Play, Favorite Actress: Celia Keenan-Bolger, Favorite Funny Performance: Christian Borle).
How long is PETER AND THE STARCATCHER?
2 hours and 15 minutes including one intermission.
Is there an intermission?
Yes. PETER AND THE STARCATCHER is presented in two acts with one intermission.
Is PETER AND THE STARCATCHER appropriate for children?
Yes. For ages 10 and up.
I’m not familiar with the work of Rick Elice, Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. Will I like PETER AND THE STARCATCHER?
If you like wildly imaginative, hilarious flights of fancy that make the magic of theatre come to life, then you will love PETER AND THE STARCATCHER.
Where has it played before?
PETER AND THE STARCATCHER played at the New York Theatre Workshop February 18 – April 24, 2011, on Broadway at The Brooks Atkinson Theatre from March 28, 2012 – January 20, 2013, and at New World Stages from March 18, 2013 – January 12, 2014.
Will the cast definitely be on stage at the performance I attend?
All cast members are scheduled to appear in all performances, unless an announcement is made in the theatre program and house board prior to the performance.
Who is producing PETER AND THE STARCATCHER?
Nancy Nagel Gibbs, Greg Schaffert, Eva Price and Tom Smedes