Photo Flash: First Look at PETER AND THE STARCATCHER at Georgia Ensemble Theatre
Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), North Fulton's only professional theatre company, presents the exclusive Georgia premiere of the five-time Tony Award-winning musical play, PETER AND THE STARCATCHER. This delightful show filled with adventure runs now through March 13, 2016, at the Theatre's home, the Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest Street, Roswell, GA. GET and Atlanta favorite Heidi Cline McKerley directs the show, which was written by Rick Elice and is based on the New York Times best-selling novel "PETER AND THE STARCATCHERs" by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
Close your eyes and imagine a magical evening of madcap fun with PETER AND THE STARCATCHER! In this wickedly imaginative grown-up prequel to Peter Pan, we meet a poor orphan on the high seas who is simply called "Boy" because, in the absence of a mother and a father, he was never given a name. His lonely world is turned upside down when he meets Molly, the daughter of famous Starcatcher Lord Aster. Our heroine is on a mission to save the world and protect a treasure chest filled with magical star stuff from getting into the hands of the evil and greedy pirate, Black Stache. As they travel aboard the Neverland ship headed for a faraway land, Molly and Boy learn about love, friendship and forge an unbreakable bond.
You will marvel at the limitless possibilities of make-believe as 14 actors play more than 100 unforgettable characters in this swashbuckling adventure. Best for Ages 10 and up.
PETER AND THE STARCATCHER features an extraordinary cast of Atlanta performers, including many GET favorites and several who are new to our stage. Jeremiah Parker Hobbs (Rent at Actor's Express) makes his GET debut in the role of Boy; Molly Coyne (My Fair Lady at GET - Suzi Bass Award Nomination) plays Molly; Jeff McKerley (Hello Dolly at GET) plays Black Stache; and performing multiple roles are Steve Hudson (Charley's Aunt at GET); Brandon Partrick (Romeo and Juliet at GET); Nicholas Faircloth (Twelfth Night at Atlanta Shakespeare Company, GET debut); Al Stilo (The Explorers Club at Aurora, GET debut); Vinnie Mascola (Comedy of Errors at Atlanta Shakespeare Company, GET debut); Bryan Brendle (The Great Gatsby at GET); Spencer Stephens (The Boys Next Door at GET); Jonathan Horne(The Elephant Man at GET - Suzi Bass Award Nomination); Jeffrey Watkins (The Tempest at Atlanta Shakespeare Company, GET debut); Josh Brook (Tuck Everlastingat the Alliance); and Ptah Garvin (Calendar Girls at GET).
Ticket prices for PETER AND THE STARCATCHER start at $30 for Wednesdays, Thursdays and matinees; Friday nights start at $37, and Saturday nights start at $40.Book early for best prices. (Senior discounts available for select performances. Student discounts available for all performances.) Tickets are available now online at www.get.org, or by calling the Box Office at 770-641-1260.
Photo Credit: Dan Carmody, Studio 7
The full cast of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, with Jeremiah Parker Hobbs (center) as 'Boy'.
Jeremiah Parker Hobbs and Jeff McKerley