October 15 - November 14, 2010
Adapted by Doug Rand from the novel by J.M. Barrie

Note: Most appreciated by adults, teens and children ages five and up.  

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The Reviews Are In!

"Director Jeff Frank's production is not only a beautiful and stirring piece of theater, but also an homage to the homespun, human-scaled magic that makes theater unique."
   - Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

"First Stage's enchanting production adeptly tells a story that, like Peter Pan himself, never grows old."
   - Third Coast Digest

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"We saw Saturday night's performance and LOVED it. The flying was fantastic, the actors were wonderful and the crocodile was amazing!"
   - Victoria C.

"My 9yr old daughter loved it; my 4 yr old niece loved it!"
   - Julia R.

"Absolutely wonderful!"
   - Erica N.


Synopsis:

Journey to Neverland in this fast-paced adaptation of the classic tale.  Promising to be a mother for Peter and the Lost Boys, Wendy and her brothers embark on an incredible adventure filled with swashbuckling pirates, fantastic natives, and the fearsome Captain Hook.  In the end, Wendy must choose whether to stay with the Lost Boys forever or face the adventure of a lifetime:  growing up.


 
Performance Schedule:  Shows are at the Todd Wehr Theater
Fridays October 15 & 29 7:00 PM
Saturdays
October 16 & November 13
October 23, 30, & November 6

3:30 & 7:00 PM
1:00 & 3:30 PM

Sundays October 17, 24, & November 7, 14 1:00 & 3:30 PM
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A note from Artistic Director Jeff Frank:

“We’ll have actors and set pieces manipulated in the tradition of Japanese Bunraku – puppeteers dressed completely in black to manipulate the actors themselves,allowing us to fly through the clouds and engage in spectacular battles – all within our intimate theater space.”
 
Videos:
Click here for a preview of the production
Click here for a one-minute slideshow about the costume and set design

Click here for the enrichment guide, full of activities and ideas!