PHOTO CALL: Christian Borle, Celia Keenan-Bolger and Adam Chanler-Berat Rehearse Peter and the Starcatcher

News   PHOTO CALL: Christian Borle, Celia Keenan-Bolger and Adam Chanler-Berat Rehearse Peter and the Starcatcher
 
Broadway favorites Christian Borle, Celia Keenan-Bolger and Adam Chanler-Berat are currently in rehearsal for New York Theatre Workshop's production of Peter and the Starcatcher, a new play about the origin of kid-lit hero Peter Pan.

The fantasy — inspired by characters created by J.M. Barrie — is written by 2006 Tony Award-nominated librettist Rick Elice (Jersey Boys), based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, and directed by Roger Rees and Alex Timbers. In the play, according to NYTW, "A company of 12 actors plays some 50 characters — all on a journey to answer the century-old question: How did Peter become The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up?"

Here is a look at the cast and creative team in the rehearsal room:

The cast of Peter and the Starcatcher includes Adam Chanler-Berat as Peter, 2007 Tony nominee Christian Borle (Angels in America, Legally Blonde, Spamalot, Mary Poppins) as Black Stache and 2005 Tony nominee Celia Keenan-Bolger (25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Les Miserables, Bachelorette) as Molly; with Teddy Bergman (Hell House) as Fighting Prawn; Arnie Burton (The 39 Steps, Amadeus) as Mrs. Bumbrake; Matt D'Amico (Fizz) as Slank and Hawking Clam; Brandon Dirden (Enron, Edgewise) as Captain Scott; Carson Elrod (Reckless, Wedding Crashers) as Prentiss; Kevin Del Aguila (book writer of Altar Boyz) as Smee; Greg Hildreth (Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson) as Alf; Karl Kenzler (Mary Poppins, Twelve Angry Men) as Lord Aster; and David Rossmer (Fiddler on the Roof, Don't Quit Your Night Job) as Ted.

It will play NYTW's East Village home starting Feb. 18, for a run to April 3. Opening night is March 9 at 7 PM.

Tickets are $70 and may be purchased online at www.ticketcentral.com, 24 hours a day, seven days a week or by phoning Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200. For exact dates and times of performance, and for more information, visit www.nytw.org.

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