Peter and the Starcatcher

By Rick Elice

based on the novel Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson

AUDITIONS: January 14 and 15, 2019

PERFORMANCE DATES: March 8-10, 15-17, and 22-24, 2019

Produced in Cooperation with Music Theatre International

The Play

An ensemble of actors enters a bare stage and addresses the audience. With a bit of bickering, they welcome us to the world of the play and tell us what’s in store: flying, dreaming, adventure and growing up. Before our eyes, they begin to tell the story behind a story we know so well: 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 turns into a thrilling adventure. And, before our eyes, one miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up — the one and only Peter Pan.

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.

The Crew

Director: Brian Townsend

The Cast

Boy/Peter: Casey Coulter

Molly Aster: Meg Pace

Lord Leonard Aster: Mike Moseley

Black Stache: David Culliton

Smee: Jake Dombrowski

Mrs. Bumbrake: Sebastian Adams

Prentiss: Alexandria Antonelli

Ted: Graham Dallas

Slank/Hawking Clam: Adam Lynch

Grempkin/Mack/Sanchez/Fighting Prawn: Matt Van Houten

Alf: David Zolotarchuk

Captain Scott: Amy Jones

See Show Photos by and Courtesy of Jennifer Deckert

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