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‘Peter Pan’ prequel ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ swoops into Wilkes-Barre

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From a press release:

It was announced yesterday that Broadway’s five-time Tony Award-winning “Peter and the Starcatcher” will visit the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m.

The winner of five Tony Awards, this swashbuckling prequel to “Peter Pan” is an innovative and imaginative story based on the bestselling novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. A company of a dozen actors play more than 100 unforgettable characters, all on a journey to answer the century-old question: How did Peter Pan become “The Boy Who Never Grew Up?”

Hailed by the New York Times as “the most exhilarating storytelling on Broadway in decades,” this comedy takes a hilarious romp through the Neverland you never knew. This epic origin story of one of popular culture’s most enduring and beloved characters proves that your imagination is the most captivating place in the world.

Tickets, which are $37, $47, and $57, plus fees, go on sale this Friday, Nov. 28 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at the Kirby Center box office, online at, or charge by phone at 570-826-1100.