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2012
SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2012
Live at Beacon Theater

Peter and the Starcatcher — Nominee for Best Play

Rick Holmes, Adam Chanler-Berat, Christian Borle, Celia Keenan-Bolger & the cast of 'Peter and the Starcatcher'

Opened:
April 15, 2012

Author:
Rick Elice

The Story:
This prequel to Peter Pan tells the story of how a miserable orphan became the Boy Who Never Grew Up. “Boy” and his adventurous friend Molly take to the high seas, where they must overcome Black Stache and his band of pirates to keep the world safe from evil.

Based On:
This adventure play is based on Peter and the Starcatchers, a best-selling 2004 novel for young readers by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, published by Disney-Hyperion.

Show History:
Peter and the Starcatcher began life in 2009 as a “Page to Stage” workshop at La Jolla Playhouse in California. A full production opened off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop on March 8, 2011; the play jumped to Broadway at the end of the 2011-2012 season.

Producers:
Nancy Nagel Gibbs, Greg Schaffert, Eva Price, Tom Smedes, Disney Theatrical Productions, Suzan & Ken Wirth/DeBartolo Miggs, Catherine Schreiber/Daveed Frazier & Mark Thompson, Jack Lane, Jane Dubin, Allan S. Gordon/Adam S. Gordon, Baer & Casserly/Nathan Vernon, Rich Affanato/Peter Stern, Brunish & Trinchero/Laura Little Productions, Larry Hirschhorn/Hummel & Greene, Jamie deRoy & Probo Prods./Radio Mouse Ent., Hugh Hysell/Freedberg & Dale, New York Theatre Workshop

Other Honors:
—Broadway.com Audience Award for Favorite New Play
—Drama League Award nomination for Distinguished Production of a Play
—2011 Lucille Lortel Award nomination for Outstanding Play

Fun Fact:
A cast of 12 portrays more than 100 characters, relying on imagination and ingenious bits of stagecraft to bring the story to life.