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Peter and the Starcatcher

Peter and the Starcatcher
Posted on 03/05/2019
Peter and the StarcatcherPort Angeles High School will present Peter and the Starcatcher in six performances on the Performing Arts Center stage, located at Port Angeles High School. Evening performance dates are April 12, 13, 19, 20 at 7 p.m. and matinee performances are April 14 and 21 at 2 p.m.

Ticket prices are $10 for general admission and $8 for students. Admission is free for children ages 8 and under. General seating tickets may be purchased at the door.  Doors open thirty minutes before showtime.

Premium seating tickets may be purchased in advance from PAHS drama students or at Port Book and News, Northwest Fudge & Confections and Odyssey Book Store.  Advance ticket sales begin in early March.

Concession items will be available for sale at all performances.  Special treats will be available for sale at our Easter Sunday matinee (April 21)!

Peter and the Starcatcher is a play based on the 2004 novel Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson and adapted for the stage by Rick Elice.  The play premiered on Broadway in 2012 and won nine Tony Awards, including the top award for “Best Play” that year.

Special guest director is Anna Andersen (Artistic Director for Port Angeles Fine Arts Center and Clallam Mosiac). Anderson asks, “What is the magic that transforms our world and brings our dreams to life? If we found a trunk full of star stuff, how would we put it to use? For young theater participants everywhere, the answer is easy.  Star stuff is imagination, and we will use it, along with our theatrical ingenuity, to make the world a little bit richer.”

The play includes music but is not a full-fledged musical as last fall’s Little Shop of Horrors.  Musical numbers are directed by PAHS senior Madelynne Jones.

Set design by Shawne Johnson, PAHS art instructor, and PAHS art students.

Technical direction provided by Patric McInnis, PAHS theatre technology instructor. 

Produced by Kelly Lovall-Jones, PAHS English instructor.

Peter and the StarCatcher
Synopsis:

The story is an adventure on the high seas and on the faraway Mollusk Island. Peter and the Starcatcher provides a humorous and fantastical backstory for the beloved character of Peter Pan and his arch-nemesis Captain Hook. In this wickedly imaginative play, we meet a poor orphaned child simply called Boy because, in the absence of a mother and a father, he was never given a name. His sad and lonely world is turned upside down when he meets Molly. The daughter of famous Starcatcher Lord Astor, our heroine is on a mission to save the world and protect a treasure trunk filled with magical star stuff from getting into the hands of evil and greedy pirate Black Stache. As they travel aboard the Neverland ship with the Lost Boys headed for a faraway land, Molly and Boy learn about love and friendship and forge an unbreakable bond.

Cast and Crew include: Joelynne Jewel (12th Grade), Charlotte Hertel (12th Grade), Simon Close (11th Grade), Cole Walsh (11th Grade), Stephen Kaufmann (12th Grade), Branna Schafer-Murphy (10th Grade), Samantha Rueda (12th Grade), Samantha Weinert (11th Grade), Lynn Childers (11th Grade), Isabella Vollmer (9th Grade), Avery Saul (9th Grade), Hunter Cassinelli (9th Grade), Isabelle Cottam (12th Grade), Maddie Montana (10th Grade), Talia Anderson (10th Grade), Charles Krause (12th Grade), Rylan MacDonald (12th Grade), Jasmine Cottam (12th Grade), AnLi Guttormsen (12th Grade), Rihanna

Stockdale (11th Grade), Madelynne Jones (12th Grade), Ruby Harris (11th Grade), Sophia Orth (10th Grade), Amelie Atwater (11th Grade), Riley Baerman (11th Grade), Xoe Davis (9th Grade), Ed Lester (12th Grade), Isaac Calhoun (9th Grade), Olivia Wray (9th Grade), Victoria Tyler (9th Grade), Leia Kenton (9th Grade), Zephie Waldron (10th Grade), Dylan Hoffman (9th Grade), Ashley Hernandez (12th Grade), Xavion Mason (9th Grade), Ryon Miller (9th Grade), Sophie Houston (12th Grade), Keanu Armitage (11th Grade), Garrett Kays (9th Grade), Zach Perry (10th Grade), Christian Eastman (10th Grade), Elise Dean

(10th Grade) and Karter Galland (9th Grade).

For additional assistance, please contact:

M. Patsene Dashiell
Communications & Community Relations Coordinator
pdashiell@portangelesschools.org
Ph: 360-565-3703
Port Angeles School District
Central Services – 216 East 4th Street
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