Peter and the Starcatcher began performances on Broadway on March 28, 2012 and opened to rave reviews on April 15, 2012. The production took home five Tony® Awards, the most of any play of the 2011-12 season. In this innovative and imaginative new play, based on The New York Times best selling Disney-Hyperion novel by Dave Barry
and Ridley Pearson
, a company of twelve actors plays 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.
This is the second talkback in Peter and the Starcatcher's Wednesday Evening Talkback Series. The third discussion, entitled "The Design Superfecta," will take place on Wednesday, 10/17, after the 7 PM performance and will feature playwright Rick Elice, director Roger Rees, Tony Award-Winning Costume Designer Paloma Young, and Tony Award-Winning Set Designer Donyale Werle, discussing the creative process that led to their history-making design sweep of the 2012 Tony Awards.