Peter and the Starcatcher on Stage
Peter and the Starcatcher, the five-time Tony Award-winning musical, will play the Performing Arts Center at Kent State University at Tuscarawas on March 27 at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets range in price from $45 to $65 and can be purchased at the Performing Arts Center box office, online at www.tusc.kent.edu or by calling 330-308-6400. The box office is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free parking is available for all shows.
Peter and the Starcatcher, the swashbuckling prequel to Peter Pan, takes a hilarious romp through the Neverland you never knew. Peter and the Starcatcher is the innovative and imaginative comedy based on the best-selling novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. A company of a dozen actors play more than a hundred unforgettable characters, all on a journey to answer the century-old question: How did Peter Pan become The Boy Who Never Grew Up? This epic origin story of popular culture’s most enduring and beloved character proves that your imagination is the most captivating place in the world.
Peter and the Starcatcher won five 2012 Tony Awards (the most of any play of the 2011-2012 season) and was named one of New York Times, New York Magazine and New Yorker’s Top 10 Shows of the Year.
The New York Times hails the play as "the most exhilarating storytelling on Broadway in decades,” Entertainment Weekly calls it “an absurdly funny fantastical journey,” and Broadway.com says "sweet enough for kids, sophisticated enough for grown-ups, this play with music is both a valentine to the innocence of childhood and the magic of stagecraft."
Written by Tony Award nominee Rick Elice, Peter and the Starcatcher is based on the original direction by Tony® Award‐winner Roger Rees and Tony® Award‐nominee Alex Timbers, recreated by Shawn Pennington and original Movement by Steven Hoggett, recreated by Patrick McCollum.
The design team of Peter and the Starcatcher includes Donyale Werle (Scenic Design), Paloma Young (Costume Design), Jeff Croiter (Lighting Design), Darron L. West (Sound Design), who all won Tony Awards for their work on the show. Peter and the Starcatcher also features Music by Wayne Barker and Music Supervision by Andy Grobengieser. The show is produced by Phoenix Entertainment.
Peter and the Starcatcher is suitable for younger audiences but most enjoyable for those 10 and up.