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Willis Hall

 
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Date of Birth: April 06, 1929
Date of Death: March 07, 2005 (75)
 

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Cast Announced for PETER PAN: A MUSICAL ADVENTURE At Canterbury's Malthouse Theatre Photo Cast Announced for PETER PAN: A MUSICAL ADVENTURE At Canterbury's Malthouse Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 29, 2022

PETER PAN: A Musical Adventure, with music and lyrics by award-winning songwriting duo George Stiles and Anthony Drewe (Mary Poppins, HONK!, Half a Sixpence) and book by Willis Hall (Billy Liar) will be presented in a new production at Canterbury's Malthouse Theatre in 2023 with casting announced today.

Crissy Rock To Star In PETER PAN: A Musical Adventure At The Malthouse Theatre Photo Crissy Rock To Star In PETER PAN: A Musical Adventure At The Malthouse Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 4, 2022

PETER PAN: A Musical Adventure, with music and lyrics by Olivier award-winning songwriting duo George Stiles and Anthony Drewe (Mary Poppins, HONK!, Half a Sixpence) and book by Willis Hall (Billy Liar) will be presented in a new production at Canterbury's Malthouse Theatre in Spring 2023 starring Crissy Rock (ITV's Benidorm) as The Storyteller!

PETER PAN: A MUSICAL ADVENTURE Comes to Canterbury's Malthouse Theatre in Spring 2023 Photo PETER PAN: A MUSICAL ADVENTURE Comes to Canterbury's Malthouse Theatre in Spring 2023
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2022

PETER PAN: A Musical Adventure, with music and lyrics by award-winning songwriting duo George Stiles and Anthony Drewe (Mary Poppins, HONK!, Half a Sixpence) and book by Willis Hall (Billy Liar) will be presented in a new production at Canterbury’s Malthouse Theatre in Spring 2023. 

Chicago Shakespeare's Streaming PETER PAN Opens Today Photo Chicago Shakespeare's Streaming PETER PAN Opens Today
by Stephi Wild - Dec 19, 2020

Chicago Shakespeare Theater invites audiences of all ages to return to Neverland with a FREE on-demand streaming performance of Peter Pan ‚Äď A Musical Adventure beginning today. The newly re-mastered recording of the Theater's 2018 production‚ÄĒdirected and choreographed by Amber Mak‚ÄĒwas filmed by multiple cameras in front of a live audience, and now gives at-home viewers a front-row seat to the show.

Chicago Shakespeare Hosts Online Artisan Market This Weekend Photo Chicago Shakespeare Hosts Online Artisan Market This Weekend
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 1, 2020

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces today a line-up of exciting programs for the month of December, making the Theater a virtual holiday destination for entertaining delights and enchanting discoveries.

Chicago Shakespeare Announces PETER PAN Streaming Free On-Demand + Holiday Artisan Ma Photo Chicago Shakespeare Announces PETER PAN Streaming Free On-Demand + Holiday Artisan Market
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 17, 2020

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces today a line-up of exciting programs for the month of December, making the Theater a virtual holiday destination for entertaining delights and enchanting discoveries. Audiences of all ages are invited to return to Neverland with a FREE on-demand streaming performance of Peter Pan ‚Äď A Musical Adventure.

San Francisco Playhouse Presents Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's MARY POPPINS Photo San Francisco Playhouse Presents Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's MARY POPPINS
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 7, 2018

San Francisco Playhouse celebrates the magic of the holiday season with the hit Broadway musical Mary Poppins. Susi Damilano will direct the Playhouse production, with music direction by Katie Coleman and choreography by Kimberly Richards.

Casting Announced For The San Francisco Playhouse Production Of MARY POPPINS Photo Casting Announced For The San Francisco Playhouse Production Of MARY POPPINS
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 5, 2018

San Francisco Playhouse celebrates the magic of the holiday season with the hit Broadway musical Mary Poppins. Susi Damilano will direct the Playhouse production, with music direction by Katie Coleman and choreography by Kimberly Richards.

BWW Review: Chicago Shakespeare Theater's PETER PAN Provides High-Flying Fun Photo BWW Review: Chicago Shakespeare Theater's PETER PAN Provides High-Flying Fun
by Rachel Weinberg - Jul 9, 2018

Chicago Shakespeare Theater's summer family musical PETER PAN is chock full of dazzling moments that will delight children and adults alike. With music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe with a new book by Elliot Davis (based upon the book by Willis Hall), this production captures all the magic of the classic story of the boy who refuses to grow up in just 75 minutes. Adult audience members who are fans of J.M. Barrie's original novel or the iconic Disney animated film will find this PETER PAN a refreshing mix of the familiar and the new. And of course, young audiences seeing the story of PETER PAN for the first time will be altogether surprised and amazed by this telling.

Photo Flash: Chicago Shakespeare Theater Presents PETER PAN ‚Ä" A MUSICAL ADVENTURE Photo Photo Flash: Chicago Shakespeare Theater Presents PETER PAN ‚Ä" A MUSICAL ADVENTURE
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 3, 2018

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the cast and creative team for the summer family musical production of Peter Pan - A Musical Adventure at the Theater's home on Navy Pier, June 27-August 19, 2018. Based on J.M. Barrie's beloved tale about the boy who wouldn't grow up, this heartwarming musical dazzles with a score written by George Stiles and lyrics by Anthony Drewe-the award-winning songwriting duo behind Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's smash hit Mary Poppins and the Olivier Award-winning Honk! Amber Mak takes the helm as the production's director and choreographer in this newly updated version by Elliot Davis based on the book by Willis Hall.


Willis Hall Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Willis Hall written?
Willis Hall has written 6 shows including Help Stamp Out Marriage! (Playwright), The Card (Bookwriter), Billy (Source Material), Worzel Gummidge (Bookwriter/Lyricist), Wind in the Willows (Bookwriter/Lyricist), Budgie (Bookwriter).