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The five-time Tony Award-winning “Peter and the Starcatcher” opens at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre at the Los Angeles Music Center. Written by Tony Award-nominee Rick Elice (“Jersey Boys” and “The Addams Family”) and directed by Tony Award-winner Roger Rees and Tony Award-nominee Alex Timbers (“Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson”). This is sure to be a holiday classic!

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Based on The New York Times best-selling novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, the imaginative play tells the tale of an orphan who heads to a faraway land, where he finds love, friendship, and ultimately himself.

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The company of 12 actors plays more than 100 unforgettable characters, all on a journey to answer the century-old question: How did Peter Pan become The Boy Who Never Grew Up?

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The touring production has drawn enthusiastic responses from critics: “Exuberantly directed by Roger Rees and Alex Timbers, this ingenious fairy tale flies on its giddy sense of invention as a cast of 12 employs nothing more than a few ladders, a bit of rope, a stuffed cat and a kitchen timer to cast a magic spell on the audience,” said Karen D’Souza of the San Jose Mercury News.

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“Peter and the Starcatcher” is “a shimmering treasure…nautical and naughty… wonderfully literary and ridiculously imaginative,” said Lisa Kennedy from The Denver Post and Lauren Smart from Arts + Culture Texas magazine dubbed it “…an inventive delight of a show, with jokes for the adults and an imaginative story for the kids.”

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The swashbuckling cast features acclaimed stage actors Joey deBettencourt as Boy, Megan Stern portraying Molly and John Sanders as Black Stache, along with Harter Clingman, Jimonn Cole, Nathan Hosner, Carl Howell, Ian Michael Stuart, Benjamin Schrader, Luke Smith, Edward Tournier, Lee Zarrett, Ben Beckley, Robert Franklin Neill, Rachel Prather and Nick Vidal.

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WHAT: Peter And The Starcatcher
WHEN: December 3, 2013 – January 12, 2014
WHERE: Ahmanson Theatre | 135 North Grand Avenue | Los Angeles, CA 90012 

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CONTACT INFO: (213) 972-4444

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Cathy Rigby Is Peter Pan

January 16, 2013 — 2 Comments

Tony Award-nominee Cathy Rigby takes flight in an all-new production of Peter Pan, filled with timeless magical moments and a captivating hook. The legend you thought you knew is now the adventure you never dreamed possible … Cathy Rigby Is Peter Pan at the Pantages Theatre!

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Cathy Rigby flies again as Peter Pan, the boy who will never grow up! Peter Pan recounts the adventures of the three darling children as they fly away from their nursery into the magic and wonder of Neverland. It is in Neverland that they encounter the cunning and evil Captain Hook, villainous pirates, a crafty crocodile, and a lively fairy, Tinker Bell.

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The timeless musical masterpiece will touch, inspire, dazzle, and charm every generation. Take off with the very youthful Cathy Rigby and revel in the magic and whimsy of this beloved classic.

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“You haven’t experienced Peter Pan unless you’ve experienced Cathy Rigby. The two, as the title suggests, are one in the same.” – Hollywood Soapbox

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WHAT: Cathy Rigby Is Peter Pan
WHEN: January 14 – 27, 2013
WHERE: Pantages Theatre | 6233 Hollywood Boulevard | Los Angeles, CA 90028

DETAILS: 

  • Tickets: Prices start at $25
  • Runtime: 2 hours and 15 minutes including intermission

CONTACT INFO: (800) 982-ARTS (2787)

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