The Acting Out Playhouse, in conjunction with SummerStar Theatre will present “Peter Pan Jr.” on Sat., Aug. 11 at 7 p.m. and Sun., Aug. 12 at 3 p.m. at the William and Helen Richards Theatre on the Middletown campus of SUNY Orange, located at 115 South St. in Middletown.
Based on J.M. Barrie’s enchanting play, “Peter Pan” or “The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up,” and the 1953 Disney film, “Peter Pan Jr.” is a modern version of the timeless tale about the adventures of a mischievous boy.
The show has become a real family affair for the Acting Out Playhouse. Director and choreographer Terry Odell enlisted the talents of her very musical high school son, William, to be musical director. Costumer, Yvonne Bel-Blatt uses the talents of both high school daughters, Laine and Abby, with sewing and fittings. Lighting designer Peter Galipeau is training his teenage daughter, Claire, on the follow spot.
Each member of this youth ensemble get their time in the spotlight. The cast includes: Mia Battifarano, Laine Blatt, Ashlyn Brown, Lyla Brown, Lucas Cresser, Sophie Cresser, Charlie Curabba, Rebecca D’Ambrosio, Stephen D’Ambrosio, Lauren Edouard, Maya Edouard, Carly Kunisch, Madison Lijoi, Lauren Luck, Madison Mattera, Kaden Nagel, Logan Nagel, Max Paltrowitz, Julie Roome, Dennery Simon, Aidan Stubbs, Sara Venter, and Abigail Yurchuk.
Tickets are $15 and can be preordered at www.theactingoutplayhouse.net. Group rates are available for groups of 10 or more.