Disney’s Peter Pan Jr. – Musical

Peter Pan ShirtFly 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.

 

April 24 & 25 / May 1 & 2 at 8pm
April 26 / May 3 at 2pm

Madison Middle Auditorium – Richmond,  KY

General Admission: $5.00
Children 5 and under free

Call 859/986-0423 for reserved tickets and details

 

Spotlight Acting School
production of

logo_200x200_000381Music and Lyrics by
Sammy Cahn, Sammy Fain, Michelle Tumes, Xavier Atencio, George Bruns, Jack Lawrence, Frank Churchill, Winston Hibler, Ted Sears, Oliver Wallace and Ray Kelley

Music Adapted & Arranged and Additional Lyrics by
Eric Svejcar

Book Adapted and Additional Lyrics by
David Zellnik

Based on the screenplay by
Ted Sears, Erdman Penner, Bill Peet, Winston Hibler, Joe Rinaldi, Milt Banta, Ralph Wright and William Cottrell

Based on the play by
J.M. Barrie

Directed by Sarah Bucknam and Brandi Burchfield

Assistant Direction by AJ Jeck

Musical Direction by Letha Hembree

Technical Direction by Chad Hembree

Disney’s Peter Pan JR.

Is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.
421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-541-4684 Fax: 212-397-4684
www.MTIShows.com

CHARACTERS:

CAPTAIN HOOK
The dangerous villain who seeks revenge on Peter Pan for the loss of his hand.

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

JOHN
The middle Darling child who acts quite mature for his age. He is a smart, analytical thinker.

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

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

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

NANA
a canine nursemaid to the Darling children. She cannot speak but takes very good care of Wendy, John and Michael.

PETER PAN
The boy who wouldn’t grow up. He is a hotheaded, adventurous adolescent who is also very caring.

SMEE
Captain Hook’s right-hand man and the show’s comic relief. The role of Smee is another opportunity to showcase a comedic performer alongside Captain Hook.

THE CROCODILE
Ate Captain Hook’s hand and is now following him to eat the rest. This is a non-speaking role, and the actor playing this character can become part of the ensemble for other group numbers.

THE FAIRIES
Tinker Bell’s friends whom she has roped into telling the story. Silvermist is sweet and supportive. Rosetta has southern charm. Fawn is spunky and fun. Iridessa is the most cautious and sensible. Lyria is delicate and inquisitive. And Vidia can’t believe she has to put up with being in someone else’s story.

THE INDIANS
The native inhabitants of Never Land. They include Brave Pine, Brave Oak and Brave Shrub. You may expand the size of your ensemble by creating additional indian roles as needed.

THE LOST BOYS
Peter Pan’s faithful gang. They are fellow orphans and incredibly loyal to their leader. The Lost Boys include Cubby, Skunk, Foxy, Hop and the Raccoon Twins.

THE MERMAIDS
also native to Never Land and live in Mermaid Lagoon. They very friendly to Peter but resentful of Wendy when she arrives. The mermaids include Aquata, Andrina, Arista, Atina, Adella and Allana.

THE PIRATES
Captain Hook’s rough gang of henchmen. They are mean and gruff characters that do Captain Hook’s bidding. They include Jukes, Flint, Cookson, Murphy, Noodler and Skylights. You may expand the size of your ensemble by creating additional pirates as needed.

TIGER LILY
The indian Chief’s daughter. She is a strong and proud young woman, so look for a performer who is a confident and comfortable on stage.

TINKER BELL
Peter Pan’s fairy. She is full-size and able to speak English when talking to the audience, but two inches tall and only able to speak through bells while in scenes.

WENDY
The eldest Darling child and a gifted storyteller.

 

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