By J.M. Barrie
Adapted by Tommy Murphy
Director Ralph Myers

  • Venue Upstairs Theatre
  • Dates 5 Jan – 10 Feb 2013

    Everybody knows Peter Pan. He’s the boy who hasn’t grown up in 113 years. But one night not long ago we sat down and read J. M. Barrie’s original play and we found ourselves in the presence of something faaaaaar stranger, far wilder and far more brilliant than Disney ever let us believe.

    This is the story of a strange boy who comes through the window of an ordinary family and takes the children on an adventure to the bush. Well, to Neverland. It is also a mad festival of  bedtime and storytime, of uncatchable girls who have a thing for you and Lost Boys who don’t have a thing for you, of  rip tides, pirates, ticking crocs, growing up, going home, mothers, fathers, dogs, dreams, and that mad pirate fiend and great big grown-up Captain Hook!

    It also happens to be more or less impossible to stage at Belvoir, which is precisely why Ralph Myers – dreamer, designer and boy leader himself – is putting it on. For how better to un-grow up than  attempt something that really shouldn’t be attempted? To top it all off, a cast of the country’s most ridiculous actors are along for the ride.

    Parents, bring your children. Children, bring your parents. Grandparents, bring everyone!

    This production of Peter Pan received wide acclaim in New York City when we went on tour to the New Victory Theater on Broadway in October 2013. Read some reviews here


    By J.M. Barrie
    Adapted by Tommy Murphy
    Director Ralph Myers
    Set Designer Robert Cousins
    Costume Designer Alice Babidge
    Lighting Designer Damien Cooper
    Composer & Sound Designer Stefan Gregory
    Assistant Director Isaac Drandic
    Fight Director Scott Witt
    Choreographer Sara Black
    Stage Manager Luke McGettigan
    Assistant Stage Manager Amy Morcom


    Paula Arundell
    Jimi Bani
    Gareth Davies
    Harriet Dyer
    Charlie Garber

    Geraldine Hakewill
    Megan Holloway
    John Leary
    Meyne Wyatt


    Rehearsal images by Brett Boardman
    Production images by Brett Boardman

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