Acclaimed Peter and the Starcatcher Gets One Last Extension Off-Broadway

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24 Mar 2011

Adam Chanler-Berat and Christian Borle
Adam Chanler-Berat and Christian Borle
Photo by Joan Marcus

Due to popular demand, and following solid reviews, Peter and the Starcatcher, the adaptation of the novel that tells the origin of Peter Pan, has been extended again by New York Theatre Workshop for one final week, now through April 24.

Peter and the Starcatcher, written by Rick Elice, directed by Roger Rees and Alex Timbers, based upon the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, opened March 9 to rave reviews and set a record for the highest-grossing day in NYTW history. Speculation about a commercial move followed.

In the show, 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?"

Peter and the Starcatcher plays at New York Theatre Workshop, 79 East 4th Street, between Second Avenue and Bowery.

The regular performance schedule is Tuesday at 7 PM, Wednesday through Friday at 8 PM, Saturday at 3 PM and 8 PM, Sunday at 2 PM and 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 more information, visit www.nytw.org.