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Peter and The Starcatcher Canberra

Canberra Theatre Centre
Canberra
Canberra Theatre Centre, Civic Square, London Circuit
Canberra, ACT 2601 Australia

Date

15 Oct –
03 Nov

About the Show

. Peter and the Starcatcher Canberra reveals the UNTOLD STORY OF NEVERLAND.

This Broadway sensation, a New York Times Critic’s Pick and winner of five Tony Awards®, will enchant Australia in 2024-2025. The production stars Colin Lane (Lano & Woodley), Alison Whyte (Frontline), Paul Capsis (La Cage Aux Folles), Olivia Deeble (Home and Away), and Otis Dhanji (Aquaman).

Originally developed by Disney Theatrical Group and written by Rick Elice (Jersey Boys).   The play is based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. Furthermore, it has been reimagined by Dead Puppet Society. Consequently, this eagerly awaited version of Peter and the Starcatcher blurs the lines between reality and fantasy, exploring lands filled with curious creatures.

As a musical prequel to J.M. Barrie’s beloved classic, Peter Pan, Peter and the Starcatcher delves into the backstory of how an orphan boy becomes the iconic Peter Pan. The script is by Rick Elice and music by Wayne Barker.  The production merges imaginative storytelling with whimsical music, creating a captivating theatrical experience.

The narrative follows a young orphan, simply called Boy.  He meets Molly, a determined girl on a mission to protect a trunk of magical “starstuff” from the villainous pirate, Black Stache. Their journey together unfolds themes of friendship, bravery, and identity.  The story culminates in Boy’s transformation finally into Peter Pan.

Renowned for its inventive stagecraft, the play uses minimalistic props and also the physicality of its actors to bring fantastical elements to life. This innovative approach, combined with a witty and poignant script, has made Peter and the Starcatcher a favorite among audiences.  The show has earned multiple Tony Awards and critical acclaim for its creativity and heart.

Peter and the Starcatcher Canberra opens October 15, 2024.

Read More

. Peter and the Starcatcher Canberra reveals the UNTOLD STORY OF NEVERLAND.

This Broadway sensation, a New York Times Critic’s Pick and winner of five Tony Awards®, will enchant Australia in 2024-2025. The production stars Colin Lane (Lano & Woodley), Alison Whyte (Frontline), Paul Capsis (La Cage Aux Folles), Olivia Deeble (Home and Away), and Otis Dhanji (Aquaman).

Originally developed by Disney Theatrical Group and written by Rick Elice (Jersey Boys).   The play is based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. Furthermore, it has been reimagined by Dead Puppet Society. Consequently, this eagerly awaited version of Peter and the Starcatcher blurs the lines between reality and fantasy, exploring lands filled with curious creatures.

As a musical prequel to J.M. Barrie’s beloved classic, Peter Pan, Peter and the Starcatcher delves into the backstory of how an orphan boy becomes the iconic Peter Pan. The script is by Rick Elice and music by Wayne Barker.  The production merges imaginative storytelling with whimsical music, creating a captivating theatrical experience.

The narrative follows a young orphan, simply called Boy.  He meets Molly, a determined girl on a mission to protect a trunk of magical “starstuff” from the villainous pirate, Black Stache. Their journey together unfolds themes of friendship, bravery, and identity.  The story culminates in Boy’s transformation finally into Peter Pan.

Renowned for its inventive stagecraft, the play uses minimalistic props and also the physicality of its actors to bring fantastical elements to life. This innovative approach, combined with a witty and poignant script, has made Peter and the Starcatcher a favorite among audiences.  The show has earned multiple Tony Awards and critical acclaim for its creativity and heart.

Peter and the Starcatcher Canberra opens October 15, 2024.

Date

15 Oct
03 Nov

About the Show

. Peter and the Starcatcher Canberra reveals the UNTOLD STORY OF NEVERLAND.

This Broadway sensation, a New York Times Critic’s Pick and winner of five Tony Awards®, will enchant Australia in 2024-2025. The production stars Colin Lane (Lano & Woodley), Alison Whyte (Frontline), Paul Capsis (La Cage Aux Folles), Olivia Deeble (Home and Away), and Otis Dhanji (Aquaman).

Originally developed by Disney Theatrical Group and written by Rick Elice (Jersey Boys).   The play is based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. Furthermore, it has been reimagined by Dead Puppet Society. Consequently, this eagerly awaited version of Peter and the Starcatcher blurs the lines between reality and fantasy, exploring lands filled with curious creatures.

As a musical prequel to J.M. Barrie’s beloved classic, Peter Pan, Peter and the Starcatcher delves into the backstory of how an orphan boy becomes the iconic Peter Pan. The script is by Rick Elice and music by Wayne Barker.  The production merges imaginative storytelling with whimsical music, creating a captivating theatrical experience.

The narrative follows a young orphan, simply called Boy.  He meets Molly, a determined girl on a mission to protect a trunk of magical “starstuff” from the villainous pirate, Black Stache. Their journey together unfolds themes of friendship, bravery, and identity.  The story culminates in Boy’s transformation finally into Peter Pan.

Renowned for its inventive stagecraft, the play uses minimalistic props and also the physicality of its actors to bring fantastical elements to life. This innovative approach, combined with a witty and poignant script, has made Peter and the Starcatcher a favorite among audiences.  The show has earned multiple Tony Awards and critical acclaim for its creativity and heart.

Peter and the Starcatcher Canberra opens October 15, 2024.

Read More

. Peter and the Starcatcher Canberra reveals the UNTOLD STORY OF NEVERLAND.

This Broadway sensation, a New York Times Critic’s Pick and winner of five Tony Awards®, will enchant Australia in 2024-2025. The production stars Colin Lane (Lano & Woodley), Alison Whyte (Frontline), Paul Capsis (La Cage Aux Folles), Olivia Deeble (Home and Away), and Otis Dhanji (Aquaman).

Originally developed by Disney Theatrical Group and written by Rick Elice (Jersey Boys).   The play is based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. Furthermore, it has been reimagined by Dead Puppet Society. Consequently, this eagerly awaited version of Peter and the Starcatcher blurs the lines between reality and fantasy, exploring lands filled with curious creatures.

As a musical prequel to J.M. Barrie’s beloved classic, Peter Pan, Peter and the Starcatcher delves into the backstory of how an orphan boy becomes the iconic Peter Pan. The script is by Rick Elice and music by Wayne Barker.  The production merges imaginative storytelling with whimsical music, creating a captivating theatrical experience.

The narrative follows a young orphan, simply called Boy.  He meets Molly, a determined girl on a mission to protect a trunk of magical “starstuff” from the villainous pirate, Black Stache. Their journey together unfolds themes of friendship, bravery, and identity.  The story culminates in Boy’s transformation finally into Peter Pan.

Renowned for its inventive stagecraft, the play uses minimalistic props and also the physicality of its actors to bring fantastical elements to life. This innovative approach, combined with a witty and poignant script, has made Peter and the Starcatcher a favorite among audiences.  The show has earned multiple Tony Awards and critical acclaim for its creativity and heart.

Peter and the Starcatcher Canberra opens October 15, 2024.

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