Peter and the Starcatcher Opens Thur-Sat

Drama's fall play, Peter and the Starcatcher opens Thursday (9/26) through Saturday (9/28). See a sneak-peek into the show.

by Matthew Fink and Amanda Brauchler

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The drama department debuts its fall play, Peter and the Starcatcher, from a Disney Broadway production, this Thur. (9/26) at seven p.m. Based upon the book by Dave Berry and Ridley Peterson, Peter and the Starcatcher is a comedic take on the origin of Peter Pan.

What you can expect to see on stage: male mermaids in bikinis, an exuberant take on Captain Hook, sword fights and other twists from the original story.

Tickets for students are six dollars and nine for adults. The play runs at seven p.m. from Sept. 26 through Sat., Sept. 28.

Pirates Andrew Dupper ’22 and Aditya Vepa ’20 hold their swords up to Colin Johnson ’21 (Alf) during the final dress rehearsal for their show Sept. 23. The show runs Thur. (9/26) through Sat. (9/28) at 7 p.m.

Elizabeth Mayr ’20 (Prentiss), Savannah Brassel ’21 (Ted), Curtis Lemieux ’20 (Peter), and Alyssa Marino ’20 (Molly) smile at the front of the stage during their dress rehearsal for upcoming show, Peter and the Starcatcher Sept. 23. Marino played Molly, one of the main characters of the play, who is the Starcatcher’s daughter.

Jared Engerman ’22 (Smee) holds a pretend sword to Nicholas Novotny’s ’21 (Lord Astor) neck during dress rehearsal Sept. 23. The school play, Peter and the Starcatcher, was created as a British comedy about the origins of Peter Pan.