STAGE TUBE: Producer Nancy Nagel Gibbs Talks PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Tour in Denver
On this edition of "In Focus", host Eden meets successful Broadway producer Nancy Nagel Gibbs. Gibbs' five-time Tony winning production of Peter and the Starcatcher launches its 1st National Tour in Denver this week. It's the swashbuckling, grownup's prequel to Peter Pan. Click below to watch the interview!
The show's creative team and touring cast includes directors Roger Rees and Alex Timbers, and cast members Joey deBettencourt, Megan Stern, John Sanders, Harter Clingman, Jimonn Cole, Nathan Hosner, Carl Howell, Ian Michael Stuart, Benjamin Schrader, Luke Smith, Edward Tournier, Lee Zarrett, Ben Beckley, Robert Franklin Neill, Rachel Prather, and Nick Vidal.
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.
The First National Tour of Peter and the Starcatcher kicks off in Denver, CO on August 15, 2013 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Other cities include Dallas, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington DC and more. For more information and a full list of tour cities, visit http://peterandthestarcatcher.com/tour/dates/.