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10.28.2014 | 93 days ago | Posted at 04:25 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
It’s not every high school production that has access to a major performing arts venue. Brookfield Central’s High School Theatre Department has the good fortune of being able to stage a show at the luxurious Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts. The show in question is a musical based on James M. Barry’s Peter Pan.Memorable songs like “I’m Flying,” “I Won’t Grow Up,” and “Ne...
Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012
Fans of Peter Pan well know author James M. Barrie's ability to look at life's challenges through the lens of the heart, arriving at solutions both childlike in their simplicity and complex in their effect. Barrie takes the same lens to the English class system...
Monday, May 17, 2010

Dance Review

Milwaukee Ballet’s new Peter Pan is visually and aurally ravishing. The bedrock of the work is Philip Feeney’s thrilling score, commissioned by the company for this world premiere and triumphantly performed by the Ballet Orchestra and the Milwaukee Children’s Choir under conductor Pasquale Laurino. In the music as in the dancing...
Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Michael Pink debuts world premiere based on J.M. Barrie story

The Milwaukee Ballet’s new Peter Pan by Artistic Director Michael Pink could be the most spectacular show ever originated in Milwaukee. The list of reasons to see it is mighty compelling. One of Pink’s aims is to prove that a big theatrical statement with high production values, an original score and a live orchestra can be made at a reasonable cost. In this case, that’s less than a half-million dollars...
03.25.2010 | | Posted at 07:24 AM

The Racine Children’s Theatre’s Final Packy Play

By Russ Bickerstaff
This weekend, the Racine Children’s Theatre presents its final Packy Play . . . Earlier this season, the series of children’s plays that have included stage adaptations of such classic as Alice In Wonderland, Seussical and Winnie The Pooh welcomes a pstage production of J.M. Berrie’s classic Peter Pan. Chicago’s Emerald City Theatre brings the show to Racine in a production that looks pret...