Disney’s Peter Pan Jr.

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Fly away to Neverland with Peter, Tinkerbell, Wendy and all the Darling children in Disney’s adaptation of their timeless animated classic.

This 60 minute journey to Neverland is based on the Disney film and the original play by J.M. Barrie. Disney’s Peter Pan JR. is a modern spin on the tale about a boy who wouldn’t grow up with new upbeat arrangements of “Following the Leader,” “You Can Fly,” “The Second Star to the Right” and “Yo Ho, A Pirate’s Life for Me.”

Wendy loves to tell stories to her siblings, but when her father demands that she must move out of the nursery, Peter Pan comes to visit and sweeps them away to Neverland. This adventure introduces them to the Lost Boys, Mermaids, Indians and the evil pirate, Captain Hook.

Full of adventure, music and a beloved characters, Disney’s Peter Pan JR. is a magical story any young performer will love to be a part of.

By Director Chad Hembree

Spotlight Acting School Performances:
2015 – Richmond (Madison Middle School)
April 24, 25, 26 (Blue Group) & May 1, 2, 3 (Purple Group)


Based on the 1953 Disney film and the 1904 play by J.M. Barrie.

Music and Lyrics by Sammy Cahn and Sammy Fain and Michael Tumes and Xavier Atencio and George Bruns and Jack Lawrence and Frank Churchill and Winston Hiblerand Ted Sears and Oliver Wallace and Ray Kelley
Music Adapted and Arranged and Additional Lyrics by Eric Svejcar
Book and Additional Lyrics by David Zellnik

Licensed through MTI

1 Act with large cast size (over 20)


 

Principal Characters:

PETER PAN: The boy who would never grow up. He is a hotheaded, adventurous adolescent who is also very caring.

TINKER BELL: Peter Pan’s fairy.

 IRIDESSA: The most cautious and sensible of the fairies.

SILVERMIST: A sweet and supportive fairy.

ROSETTA: A fairy full of southern charm.

FAWN: A spunky and fun fairy.

VIDIA: A fairy that can’t believe she has to put up with being in someone else’s story.

WENDY: The eldest Darling child, a gifted storyteller with a maternal sensibility. 

MICHAEL: The youngest Darling child, baby brother to Wendy and John. He is sensitive and playful.

JOHN: The middle Darling child who acts quite mature for his age. He is a smart, analytic thinker who is a natural leader.

MR. DARLING: The children’s father. He is a moody, pompous man who actually has an extremely caring heart underneath it all.

MRS. DARLING: Wendy, John and Michael’s mother. She is wise and maternal, the calming opposite of Mr. Darling’s fussing.

 

NANA: The Darling children’s nursemaid and a dog. She cannot speak, but takes very good care of the Wendy, John and Michael.

 

CROCODILE: THE CROCODILE ate Captain Hook’s hand, and is now following him to eat the rest of him.

CAPTAIN HOOK: A dangerous villain who seeks revenge on Peter Pan for the loss of his hand. He is pompous, gaudy and without a conscience. 

 

SMEE: Captain Hook’s right-hand man, and the show’s comic relief.

 

JUKES: One of Captain Hook’s roughhouse gang of Pirates. They are mean and gruff characters that do Captain Hook’s bidding.

 

FLINT: One of Captain Hook’s roughhouse gang of Pirates. They are mean and gruff characters that do Captain Hook’s bidding.

MURPHY: One of Captain Hook’s roughhouse gang of Pirates. They are mean and gruff characters that do Captain Hook’s bidding.

 

NOODLER: One of Captain Hook’s roughhouse gang of Pirates. They are mean and gruff characters that do Captain Hook’s bidding.

 

SKYLIGHTS: One of Captain Hook’s roughhouse gang of Pirates. They are mean and gruff characters that do Captain Hook’s bidding.

 

CUBBY: A Lost Boy. They are fellow orphans like Peter Pan, and together form his gang of faithful friends in Never Land.

 

SKUNK: A Lost Boy. They are fellow orphans like Peter Pan, and together form his gang of faithful friends in Never Land.

 

HOP: A Lost Boy. They are fellow orphans like Peter Pan, and together form his gang of faithful friends in Never Land.

 

FOX: A Lost Boy. They are fellow orphans like Peter Pan, and together form his gang of faithful friends in Never Land.

 

RACCOON TWINS: Lost Boys. They are fellow orphans like Peter Pan, and together form his gang of faithful friends in Never Land.

 

CHIEF TIGER BAMBOO:  The leader of the native Indian population on Never Land.

 

TIGER LILY: The Indian Chief’s daughter. She is a strong and proud young woman.

 

BRAVE PINE: One of the native inhabitants in Never Land.

 

BRAVE OAK: One of the native inhabitants in Never Land.

 

BRAVE SHRUB: One of the native inhabitants in Never Land.

 

AQUATA: A Mermaid. They very friendly to Peter, but resentful of Wendy when she arrives in Never Land.

 

ANDRINA: A Mermaid. They very friendly to Peter, but resentful of Wendy when she arrives in Never Land.

 

ARISTA: A Mermaid. They very friendly to Peter, but resentful of Wendy when she arrives in Never Land.

Links:

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