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Review: ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ at Georgetown Day School

If the idea of “sophisticated family entertainment” sounds like a contradiction in terms—an oxymoron if ever there were one—then Peter and the Starcatcher, which just opened for a quick run at Georgetown Day School, may be just what the modern multi-generational group needs. That’s because this production combines youthful energy with professionalism, providing the kind […]

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Review: ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ at St. Mark’s Players

When the cast of St. Mark‘s Players’ new production, Peter and the Starcatcher, charges out from behind deep red curtains for their opening scene, that is your cue. Stop right here and suspend your disbelief. Let these talented actors lead you through the next hours of broad music hall farce, merriment, anguish, and mayhem. You’ll […]

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Review: ‘Tink!’ at the New York Musical Festival in NYC

From Peter and The Starcatcher to Finding Neverland, the ever popular tale of Peter Pan continues to inspire original interpretations for the theater. A different take on J.M. Barrie’s beloved children’s classic Peter Pan, or, The Boy Who Never Grew Up, Tink!, presented in the 2016 New York Musical Festival, tells the backstory of the […]

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2015 Capital Fringe Review: ‘straight on til moUrning’

This is not the Neverland you remember. It’s grown-up, it’s grittier, nothing is certain; and with straight on til moUrning, local physical theatre company relEASE has presented a daring and fresh new take on the story of Peter Pan. I should first point out that I LOVE Peter Pan – there are myriad adaptations of […]

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‘Peter Pan’ in the ThreeSixty Theatre

“Dreams do come true, if only we wish hard enough.” In its DC area premiere, Peter Pan in the ThreeSixty Theatre has plenty of stimulating ingredients providing an exciting, dreams-come-true technically sophisticated evening of entertainment visiting in J. M. Barrie’s fictional Neverland. Add to that, it’s in a most unlikely spot: a big tent on a […]

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‘Peter Pan’ at The Arlington Players

The Arlington Players presents Peter Pan, based on the play by Sir J.M. Barrie, with music by Morris (Moose) Charlap and additional music by Jule Styne,with lyrics by Carolyn Leigh and additional lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. Christopher Smith directs and choreographs this production. Scenic Designer Scott Stark, alongside master carpenter Tim Wickberg […]

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‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ at The Kennedy Center by John Stoltenberg

If you’re willing to let your inner child stay up after bedtime and go out and play at The Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater instead, you’re in for an evening of theatrical wonderment and once-upon-a-time delight the likes of which grownups rarely get permission from their inner adult to enjoy. Peter and the Starcatcher, the enthralling prequel to Peter […]

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‘Peter Pan and Wendy’ at Imagination Stage by Julia L. Exline

Imagination Stage presents Peter Pan and Wendy, a musical adaptation of a longtime family favorite by Alyn Cardarelli and Steve Goers. Kathryn Chase Bryer directs this hilarious and enthralling production, with musical direction by George Fulginiti-Shakar. Scenic and Projection Designer Klyph Stanford does a fine job joining two different settings on one stage. A child’s […]

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‘Peter Pan and Wendy’ at Creative Cauldron at ArtSpace by Julia L. Exline

Creative Cauldron at ArtSpace presents Peter Pan and Wendy, an artsy adaptation of a beloved classic. ArtSpace’s Our Learning Theater program brings together a group of 35 child actors for this project, with ages ranging from 6-13, and Laura Connors Hull (miraculously) manages to direct the entire brood efficiently and effectively. If this wasn’t ambitious enough, […]

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