Growing Up in Neverland

Bad Penny

Written and Directed by Judy Navas
Adapted from J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan
Music composed by Jeff Langley

A NEW MUSICAL FOR CHILDREN OF ALL AGES

Open your hearts to the art of living in the midst of wonder. A return journey to Neverland.

This new version of the beloved story of Peter Pan begins at the first rehearsal of the original performance of the play, Peter Pan. Author J.M. Barrie and a stage-hand are confronted with a curious problem: the “real” characters of Captain Hook and the Crocodile appear unexpectedly in the play’s rehearsal. Has writer Barrie forgotten to “button” shut his imagination before he left his writing desk? What ensues is a wild romp through three imaginative worlds of Neverland, Barrie’s mind, and the stage itself. This production features live-action, an original musical score, theatrical wizardry, fairy creatures, and puppetry.

November 13 – 21, 2009
Evert B. Person Theatre