Arlington Heights, IL – Metropolis presents the Tony winning play Peter and the Starcatcher July 13 – August 20, 2017.
This wondrous tale is the grownup’s prequel to Peter Pan, based on the best-selling novel. Discover the origin story of the boy who never grew up in this five-time Tony winner. Cleverly and theatrically told, follow the journey of an orphan longing to find a home and family of his own. Imprisoned on a ship bound for Rundoon he is befriended by a young girl, Molly. Together they embark on an adventure encountering mermaids, protecting treasure and outwitting pirates. Let your imagination take flight in this whimsical adaptation. Most enjoyable for ages 10 and up.
Preview performances of Peter and the Starcatcher at Metropolis are July 13-16, 2017. Regular run performances are July 20 – August 20, 2017. Specific dates and times are listed below. Tickets are $30 for previews and $38 for regular run shows and can be purchased online at MetropolisArts.com or by calling the Box Office at 847.577.2121.
Metropolis’ cast for Peter and the Starcatcher includes Ben F. Locke (Boy), Will Wilhelm (Prentiss), Ryan Hamman (Ted), Patrick Byrnes (Lord Aster), Sarah Cartwright (Molly Aster), Will Kazda (Mrs. Bumbrake/Teacher), Elisa Carlson (Captain Scott), Steve Peebles (Grempkin/Fighting Prawn/Mack/Sanchez), Cullen Rogers (Slank/Hawking Clam), Rachel Christianson (Alf), Michael Pine (Black Stache), Luis Cortes (Smee). Understudies include Gaby Labotka and Galen Schloming.
Peter and the Starcatcher is a play by Rick Elice, based on the novel by Dave Barry & Ridley Pearson with music by Wayne Barker. Directed by Lili-Anne Brown, music directed by Micky York, choreographed by Brigitte Ditmars. Designers are Ashley Woods (Scenic Designer), Adam Liston (Technical Director), Rocky Kolecke (Properties Designer), Joe Mohamed (Lighting Designer), Sarah Putts (Sound Designer), Rachel Parent (Costume Designer), Sammi Grant (Dialect Coach), and R&D Choreography (Violence Designer). Metropolis Executive/Artistic Director is Joe Keefe. Metropolis Production Manager is William A. Franz, Assistant Production Manager is Sara Elizabeth Buto.
Peter and the Starcatcher is the final show of the 2016-2017 Main Stage Subscription Series at Metropolis, bringing first class entertainment to the northwest suburbs. The 2017-2018 Subscription Series at Metropolis will be announced June 5, 2017.
Supporting sponsor of Peter and the Starcatcher is Holiday Inn Express – Arlington Heights; costume sponsor is Lynn & Doug Steffen. Metropolis thanks its media partner Tribune Media Group. Metropolis is partially supported by a grant from Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.
Metropolis is located in the heart of Chicago’s northwest suburbs in downtown Arlington Heights at the intersection of Campbell and Vail Avenue (111 West Campbell Street). Street parking is available. Free parking is available in the public garage behind the theatre. For more information about Metropolis and a complete performance schedule, visit MetropolisArts.com or call the Box Office at 847.577.2121.
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre provides professional entertainment and arts education, enriching our community.
Thursday, July 13, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Friday, July 14, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Saturday, July 15, 2017 3:00 & 7:30 P.M.
Sunday, July 16, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Thursday, July 20, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Friday, July 21, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Saturday, July 22, 2017 3:00 & 7:30 P.M.
Sunday, July 23, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Thursday, July 27, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Friday, July 28, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Saturday, July 29, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Sunday, July 30, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Thursday, August 3, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Friday, August 4, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Saturday, August 5, 2017 3:00 & 7:30 P.M.
Sunday, August 6, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Thursday, August 10, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Friday, August 11, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Saturday, August 12, 2017 3:00 & 7:30 P.M.
Sunday, August 13, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Thursday, August 17, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Friday, August 18, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Saturday, August 19, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Sunday, August 20, 2017 3:00 P.M.