Author: Valerie Macdonald

A Peter Pan Prequel for the Whole Family over Christmas at the Sid

Did you ever wonder how Peter Pan came to be? Courtenay Little Theatre will let you in on the secret when they present the Tony-winning, musical play, Peter and the Starcatcher. Find out how an orphan becomes Peter Pan, the boy who would not grow up, in a wildly theatrical adaptation of the best-selling Peter and the Starcatcher novel series. From marauding pirates and jungle tyrants to unwilling comrades and unlikely heroes, this rollicking adventure playfully explores the depths of greed and despair and the bonds of friendship, duty, and love. Perfect for the whole family!   The show has a distinctly personal connection for the director, Lori Mazey. She says, “I have always loved the story of Peter Pan. When I was in grade four, my class went on a field trip to see a production of Peter Pan at Puntledge Park Elementary and that is the first time I remember thinking that theatre was something I desperately wanted to do. I have been doing it ever since! Peter Pan is magical and full of adventure and wonderful characters. That’s what I love about Peter and the Starcatcher as well; it is a story that recaptures the magic of the imagination with adventures and a tale of friendships, courage and terrific characters.”   Peter and the Starcatcher, based on the 2006 novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, adapted...

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