Tony-Winning Play PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Flies to PPAC, Now thru 3/2

Tony-Winning Play PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Flies to PPAC, Now thru 3/2

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, the five-time Tony Award winning musical play written by Tony Award nominee Rick Elice and directed by Tony Award-winner Roger Rees and Tony Award-nominee Alex Timbers, will play the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) for a limited engagement from tonight, February 25 through Sunday, March 2, 2014. PETER AND THE STARCATCHER is a part of the Contemporary Classics Series, sponsored by Cox Communications.

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, a grown up's prequel to Peter Pan, is the innovative and imaginative musical play based on the best?selling novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. A company of a dozen actors play 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 popular culture's most enduring and beloved character proves that your imagination is the most captivating place in the world.

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 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), and Marco Paguia (Music Supervision).

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER is produced by Nancy Nagel Gibbs, Greg Schaffert, Eva Price, Tom Smedes, and Disney Theatrical Productions.

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER is suitable for younger audiences but is best enjoyed by those who are ten years old and up.

Tickets for PETER AND THE STARCATCHER are available now at the PPAC Box Office (220 Weybosset Street in downtown Providence), online at www.ppacri.org and by phone at (401) 421-ARTS (2787). Tickets are $69 - $32; all ticket prices include a $3 per ticket restoration charge and are subject to change without notice. Discounted admission is available for groups of 20 or more; for additional information and to order, please contact Group Sales Representative Paul Hiatt at phaitt@ppacri.org or (401) 574-3162.

Additional show information can be found at www.peterandthestarcatcher.com or www.ppacri.org. Follow the Providence Performing Arts Center on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ProvPacRI , on Twitter @ProvPacRI, and on Instagram @provpacri.

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