Peter and the Starcatcher Chicago – 2014 Concert Schedule
Peter and the Starcatcher is bringing its whimsical
world of swash buckling adventure to a theatre near you, and you don't want to miss it! Whether you're a fan of the original
book or you simply enjoy theatrical productions, Peter and the Starcatcher is sure to impress any theater goer. This fun-filled
production offers entertainment for the entire family, and will keep you glued to your seat as the story of Peter Pan unfolds
on stage. To experience the action-packed story of Peter and the Starcatcher, visit StubHub today to get your tickets to see
this amazing play in Chicago.
About Peter and the Starcatcher Chicago
Peter and the Starcatcher is a play
based on the 2006 novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. The play was adapted for the stage by Rick Elice, and is actually
a prequel to the Peter Pan story that most people have come to know and love.
The play premiered at the La Jolla Playhouse
in La Jolla, California, and ran from February 13 to March 8, 2009. It was co-directed by Roger Rees and Alex Tibers, with
a musical score written by Wayne Barker. After its brief run at the La Jolla Playhouse, the play opened Off-Broadway at the
New York Theatre Workshop on February 18, 2011 and closed on April 24, 2011. The cast starred Celia Keenan-Bolger as Molly,
Christian Borle as Black Stache, and Adam Chanler-Berat as Peter.
Peter and the Starcatcher finally made its Broadway
debut on April 15, 2012 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. The Broadway play was produced by Nancy Nagel Gibbs, Greg Schaffert,
Eva Price, Tom Smedes, Disney Theatrical Productions, and much more. The production also recruited the help of Vermont-based
woodworker John W. Long for the creation of the art, and it was subsequently featured in the New York Times. The Broadway
Production was met with rave reviews, and was nominated for an astounding nine Tony Awards, including Best Play, Best Score
Written for the Theater, Best Featured Actor in a Play, Best Featured Actress in a Play, and Best Direction of a Play. Peter
and the Starcatcher ended up taking home five Tony awards, for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (for
Christian Borle), Best Sound Design of a Play (for Darron L. West), Best Costume Design of a Play (for Paloma Young), Best
Scenic Design of a Play (for Donyale Werle), and Best Lighting Design of a Play (for Jeff Croiter). This successful production
was also the recipient of three Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards for Favorite Play, Favorite Actress, and Favorite Funny
Performance. The Broadway production closed in January of 2013, after an impressive 319 performances.
Peter and the
Starcatcher re-opened an Off-Broadway production on March 18, 2013 at New World Stages in New York, and subsequently closed
on January 12, 2014.
Peter and the Starcatcher offers all of the magic of Peter Pan that you may have enjoyed as a child,
but it's also quite an entertaining show for adults too. What better way to have a fun night with the entire family than with
a thrilling visit to see Peter and the Starcatcher?
Peter and the Starcatcher Chicago Breakthrough
and the Starcatcher was met with positive reviews during its brief run at the La Jolla Playhouse, but it received nationwide
exposure after debuting on Broadway in 2012. The Broadway production of Peter and the Starcatcher went on to win a number
of awards, including five Tony Awards and a host of more nominations. Since its debut, Peter and the Starcatcher continues
to captivate audiences everywhere.
Peter and the Starcatcher Chicago Trivia
How many Tina Awards nominations
did Peter and the Starcatcher receive?
Peter and the Starcatcher received a total of eight Tina Award nominations, including
the Best of Off-Broadway, Best Ensemble, Best Actor, Best Director, Best Choreographer, Best Scenic Design, Best Lighting
Design, and Best Costume Design. It went on to win the Tina Award for Best Sound Design for Darron L. West.
This five-time Tony Award winning play features a hilarious cast of characters and a magical story that
will have you and your family completely enthralled. With a dozen actors playing more than 100 characters on stage, this mega-talented
group of actors get to showcase their talent as the story of Peter and the Starcatcher plays out before you. You don't want
to miss this ingenious story of the prequel to Peter Pan, and this is your opportunity to see what fans and critics have been
raving about. From the moment the lights dim and the curtains are drawn, you will be completely hooked. To experience one
of the most fun and inventive plays around, visit StubHub today to get your tickets to see Peter and the Starcatcher in Chicago!