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PETER AND THE STARCATCHER to Play Final Performance on Jan 12, 2014

 

PETER & THE STARCATCHER

TO PLAY FINAL PERFORMANCE JANUARY 12

NATIONAL TOUR CONTINUES TO
SAIL AROUND THE COUNTRY

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New York, NY (October 3, 2013) The producers of Peter and the Starcatcher announced today that the audience and critics’ favorite will play its final performance at New World Stages on Sunday, January 12, 2014, after almost two years, five Tony Awards, and 645 performances (both on Broadway and  at New World Stages).  Written by Tony Award nominee Rick Elice and directed by Tony® Award-winner Roger Rees and Tony® Award-nominee Alex Timbers, Peter and the Starcatcher opened on Broadway on April 15, 2012 and ran until January 20, 2013, before beginning performances at New World Stages (340 West 50th St.) on Monday, March 18, 2013.

 

Fans around the country can still see Peter and the Starcatcher, which recently embarked on its First National tour and will play cities including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, Washington DC, Chicago, and more.

"Peter and the Starcatcher has been such an incredible journey for all involved," lead producers Nancy Nagel Gibbs, Greg Schaffert, Eva Price and Tom Smedes said in a statement.  "We're so proud that we were able to preserve -- both Off Broadway and on tour -- the magic and imagination that made us fall in love with this show, and that the audiences and critics loved so much on Broadway.  And in the current Broadway landscape, a nearly two year run of a new American play is rare, so we're grateful to the show's many fans for embracing us like they have."

The cast of Peter and the Starcatcher includes Rick Holmes (Black Stache), Nicole Lowrance (Molly), Jordan Geiger (Boy), Edward Baker-Duly (Lord Aster), Matt D’Amico (Slank), Kevin Del Aguila (Smee), Jimmy Keiffer (Alf), Josh Grisetti (Fighting Prawn), Alex Hernandez (Captain Scott), Nate Miller (Ted), Andrew Mueller (Prentiss), Jon Patrick Walker (Mrs. Bumbrake), Joanna Howard, Evan Johnson, José Restrepo, and Graham Stevens.

The design team of Peter and the Starcatcher includes Donyale Werle (Scenic Design), Paloma Young (Costume Design), Jeff Croiter (Lighting Design), Darron L West (Sound Design), who all won Tony Awards for their work on the show, along with Steven Hoggett (Movement), Wayne Barker (Music), Jacob Grigolia-Rosenbaum (Fight Direction), Marco Paguia (Music Supervision), and Greg Anthony (Music Direction).

Peter and the Starcatcher won five 2012 Tony Awards (the most of any play of the 2011-2012 season) and was named one of New York Times, New York Magazine and New Yorker’s Top 10 Shows of the Year.

The performance schedule for Peter and the Starcatcher is as follows: Monday at 7:00 PM, Wednesday at 2:00 & 7:00 PM, ThursdayFriday at 8:00 PM, Saturday at 2:00 & 8:00 PM, Sunday at 3:00 PM.

Tickets ($72.50 – $99.00) are currently available via Telecharge.com or in person at New World Stages (340 West 50th St) box office. For more information on group offers (10 or more people), call 877-321-0020 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This imaginative prequel to the story of Peter Pan, based on The New York Times best selling Disney-Hyperion novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, tells the tale of an orphan who heads to a faraway land, where he finds love, friendship, and, ultimately, himself. Peter and the Starcatcher is comprised of a company of twelve actors playing more than a hundred unforgettable characters, all on a journey to answer the century-old question: How did Peter Pan become The Boy Who Never Grew Up?  This epic origin story of one of popular culture’s most enduring and beloved characters proves that an audience’s imagination can be the most captivating place in the world.

Peter and the Starcatcher is produced by Nancy Nagel Gibbs, Greg Schaffert, Eva Price, Tom Smedes and Disney Theatrical Productions.

CRITICAL PRAISE FOR PETER AND THE STARCATCHER

“Sensational!  Showbiz at its most infectious!”
“"The most exhilarating storytelling on Broadway in decades."
-- Ben Brantley, The New York Times

“Hysterical! Peter and the Starcatcher is a madcap production, filled with silly puns, hip jokes and sophisticated zaniness!”
-- Jennifer Farrar, Associated Press

“Mr. Rees and Mr. Timbers have created a theatrical world that’s so high-spirited, so inventive, so smart – it’s a hell of a lot of fun!”
-- Jesse Oxfeld, New York Observer

“A rollicking good time!”
-- Melissa Rose Bernardo, Entertainment Weekly

“Endlessly imaginative!”
-- Matt Windman, AM NewYork

“A treasure chest of pleasures!”
-- Adam Feldman, Time Out New York

“Magical!  An infectious balance of broad gags with cheeky adult humor. In an era of mainstream entertainment in which audience imagination is too rarely a requirement, it's a breath of salty sea air.”
--David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter

“Sweet enough for kids, sophisticated enough for grown-ups, this play with music was both a valentine to the innocence of childhood and the magic of stagecraft. Bravo to the directors Alex Timbers and Roger Rees for infusing Broadway with starstuff.”
--Broadway.com

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Andrew C. McGibbon

 

 

Andrew C. McGibbon has spent the past thirty years working in live theatre as a stage manager, general manager, producer and leader in the convergence of Broadway and online.

Mr. McGibbon worked as a stage manager and general manager for ten years. In 1994 he created a website devoted to live theatre, BroadwayWorld-Wide.com. The site was subsequently bought by, and became Playbill.com. He continued to manage the site for Playbill for four years. In 2000 he became the website manager for TonyAwards.com. With the 2008-09 season he finished his ninth year on the show. He has also worked as a webmaster for the Broadway LeagueJazz at Lincoln Center, and as the Director of Digital Media for the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.

Since 2015, Andrew has been working as an architectural photographer and virtual tour photographer known for his photography of theatres such as the Kimmel Center, Tanglewood, Signature Theatre Company, Roundabout Theatre Company, Arena Stage and the Goodspeed Opera House.

Mr. McGibbon is a member of the American Theatre Critics Association, the Independent Theatre Bloggers AssociationActors' Equity Association and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, as well as the American Society of Media Photographers

In addition to his work in the theatrical industry, Mr. McGibbon is also a partner in Simple Solutions Distributing, a manufacturer of filtration equipment for the waste-water industry.

Photo: Elizabeth Leitzell

 

 

 

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