PETER Wins 5 Tony Awards!

Tonight Peter and the Starcatcher won 5 Tony Awards.  We snagged the Tonys for Best Featured Actor (Christian Borle), Best Scenic Design for a Play (Donyale Werle), Best Lighting Design for a Play (Jeff Croiter), Best Costume Design for a Play (Paloma Young) and Best Sound Design for a Play (Darron L West).  Peter and […]

Jun 11 2012

PETER Receives 9 Tony Nominations (including Best Play)

The nominations for the 66th annual Tony Awards were announced at 8:30 a.m. Peter and the Starcatcher received 9 Tony Award Nominations, the most for any play this season. -Best Play: Peter and the Starcatcher -Best Direction of a Play: Roger Rees and Alex Timbers -Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play: Christian Borle -Best […]

May 1 2012

NYTIMES REVIEW: Effortless Flights of Fancy – PETER

BEN BRANTLEY | April 15, 2012 They’re surfing the clouds at the Brooks Atkinson Theater, where “Peter and the Starcatcher” opened on Sunday night. And even inveterate fearers of flying are likely to find themselves following the folks onstage into altitudes where eagles get nosebleeds. “So what’s new about that?” you may ask. These days, […]

Apr 15 2012

REVIEW: Play about a famous lost boy – PETER

By Joe Dziemianowicz | April 15, 2012 Beaming with dizzy humor and delightful stage magic, Broadway’s “Peter and the Starcatcher” is a big dipperful of fun. The “Peter Pan” precursor seen downtown a year ago is based on the 2004 book by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. Set in the Victorian era, the adventure yarn […]

Apr 15 2012

NYTimes: On Fictional Broadway, and Then the Real One

By DAVE ITZKOFF | Published: April 12, 2012 CHRISTIAN Borle knows what people think about “Smash,” his popular if picked-apart NBC drama about the making of a Broadway musical. Not because he goes online to see what they are saying about his performance — he learned to stop doing that long ago — but because, […]

Apr 12 2012

Get to Know the PETER Cast as They Set Sail!

The acclaimed new American play PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, by Tony Award nominee Rick Elice, directed by Tony Award-winner Roger Rees and Drama Desk Award-winner and Tony Award nominee Alex Timbers (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson), began preview performances on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street) on March 28th and is set […]

Mar 30 2012

Variety: Disney Theatrical Mixes It Up

Not all roads lead to Broadway By Gordon Cox March 17, 2012 NEW YORK — Neither of the two shows from Disney Theatrical Prods. hitting Broadway this season — “Peter and the Starcatcher,” beginning previews March 28, nor “Newsies,” opening a day later — was initially intended for the Main Stem. That’s also true of […]

Mar 17 2012

Peter and the Starcatcher: Life Before Peter Pan

Stars Christian Borle, Celia Keenan-Bolger and Adam Chanler-Berat were joined by directors Roger Rees and Alex Timbers, as well as playwright Rick Elice, to talk about play-with-music Peter and the Starcatcher, readying for Broadway after a successful run at the New York Theatre Workshop in 2011. This stage adaptation of Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson’s […]

Mar 9 2012

PETER Media Day

By David Gordon | Mar 9, 2012 The cast and creative team of Broadway’s Peter and the Starcatcher met the press Friday, March 9 at their Ballet Hispanico rehearsal studio.The show begins previews at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on March 28 in anticipation of an official opening on April 15. The play, based on Dave […]

Mar 9 2012

PETER Announces Its Broadway Cast

By Adam Hetrick | 24 Feb 2012 Complete casting has been announced for the Broadway production of Peter and the Starcatcher, featuring Tony Award nominees Christian Borle and Celia Keenan-Bolger, which will begin Broadway previews March 28. Newly-added cast members are Isaiah Johnson (The Merchant of Venice), David Rossmer (Don’t Quit Your Night Job), […]

Feb 25 2012