PETER AND THE STARCATCHER to Close at New World Stages January 12, 2014

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER to Close at New World Stages January 12, 2014

The producers of Peter and the Starcatcher announced this morning 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 withSteven 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.

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