Alice Ripley and More Will Lead Reading of PETE(HER) PAN
Tony Award-winner Alice Ripley will star as Captain Hook in Cleveland Musical Theatre's NYC reading of Pete(HER)Pan: A New Neverland on Friday, April 26th, 2019.
Directed by CMT Artistic Director Miles J. Sternfeld, the cast will also feature Nathan Salstone (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) as Peter Pan, Tiffany Mann (Be More Chill) as Tiger Lily, Crystal Kellogg (Finding Neverland) as Wendy, Chelsea Cree Groen (Fiorello!) as Tinkerbell, Jordan De Leon (Here Lies Love) as Tootles, Alexis Floyd (The Bold Type) as Twin 1, PJ Adzima (Book of Mormon) as Smee, Chase Ramsey (Book of Mormon) as John, Christopher Flaim (Mary Poppins) as Michael, and Serena Parrish (WPPAC's Fun Home) as Jane.
Written by Polkadots award-winning writing team Douglas Lyons (music/lyrics) and Melvin Tunstall III (book), with music by Michael Thurber, Pete(HER)Pan will receive two industry presentations on April 26th at Pearl Studios in NYC. This contemporary take on the J.M. Barrie classic places Wendy's precocious daughter Jane at the center of her own adventure; letting her be her own hero. With a completely original score fusing pop, Caribbean, and hip-hop, Pete(HER)Pan is a thrill for the whole family.
Additional creatives include Musical Supervision by Ted Arthur (The Prom), Musical Direction by Adam Kaufman, Stage Management by John Atherlay, and Casting by Jamibeth Margolis, CSA. With previous development at New York Theatre Barn and Pace New Musicals, the world premiere production of Pete(HER)Pan will debut this winter at CMT!
Cleveland Musical Theatre, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, exists to create musical theatre for the next generation through exceptional newly developed, revised & reimagined productions. By collaborating with world-class artists (both Broadway & Cleveland-based), CMT builds a bridge between Cleveland and NYC, providing an artistic voice for emerging talent through professional and educational opportunities.
Theatre professionals who wish to attend the 4/26 presentations should contact: Info@ClevelandMusicalTheatre.org for more information.