Peter Pan Like You've Never Seen It Before! Mary Martin Broadway Classic Released on Blu-Ray

News   Peter Pan Like You've Never Seen It Before! Mary Martin Broadway Classic Released on Blu-Ray
 
The 1955 and 1956 telecasts of Peter Pan — starring Mary Martin as Peter Pan and Cyril Ritchard as Captain Hook — are available on special edition Blu-ray as of Aug. 25.

The Blu-ray disk includes special features, such as reminiscences by Heller Halliday, daughter of Mary Martin and Richard Halliday, who played the role of Liza in Peter Pan
 as well as the 1955 NBC "Telesales Promo" for the first telecast.

The original telecast was recorded just nine days after the musical closed on Broadway. It was directed by Jerome Robbins. The next telecast performance, which featured the same cast, was filmed in 1956.

The cast of Peter Pan also includes Kathy Nolan as Wendy and Sondra Lee as Tiger Lily. Peter Pan, based on the play by J.M. Barrie, features music by Mark Charlap and lyrics by Carolyn Leigh.

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