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Wisconsin Premiere

For Peter Pan on Her 70th Birthday

November 7 - 24, 2019

WRITTEN BY Sarah Ruhl

DIRECTED BY Jen Uphoff Gray

“Sarah Ruhl imbues the fantastical with a singular logic that is only hers but becomes yours during the course of the evening. She gives a map to a kind of preternatural joy; only when the curtain comes down do you remember that we cannot fly, time travel, or conjure our departed loved ones.”
– Mary Louise-Parker

Looking for Neverland

Ann and her four siblings gather at their childhood home to crack jokes, argue politics, and share stories. For Ann, each reminiscence brings her back to a favorite childhood memory: her star turn as Peter Pan on their hometown stage.

Soon, these brothers and sisters hear the call of Neverland, a magical place where the refusal to grow up does battle with the inevitability of growing old. A loving mixture of deathbed vigils, marching bands, the aches and pains of aging and the miracle of flight, For Peter Pan on her 70th Birthday celebrates all the magic that theater – and life – have to offer.

Overture Center for the Arts

201 State St,
Madison, WI 53703

Sponsored By:

Evjue Foundation

Nancy Ciezki & Diane Kostecke

CUNA Mutual Group

Boardman Clark

Custer Plumb Financial Services

Findorff

Hausmann & Johnson

The Cap Times

 

About the show

Runtime:
N/A

Performance Dates:
November 7 – 24, 2019

Age Recommendations:
N/A

Accessibility

We strive to make our performances available to the entire community. This guiding principle captures the theater we aim to be.

We’re proud to be a resident company at Overture Center, which provides practical accessibility for a variety of needs.

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Cast
Susan Sweeney
Ann
Norman Moses
John
Jim Buske
Jim
Michael Herold
Michael
Celia A. Klehr
Wendy
Sam D. White
George
Butter Cream Frosting
Nana
Creative Team
Joseph Varga
Set Designer
Greg Hofmann
Lighting Designer
Scott Rött
Costume Designer
Joe Cerqua
Composer and Sound Designer
Sarah Deming-Henes
Stage Manager
Enya Nett
ASM
Pamela Miles
Props Master
Whitney Derendinger
Fight Choreographer
Kevin Zimmer
Technical Director

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