Peter Pan Flies High at the Wick

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The beloved J.M. Barrie classic Peter Pan takes flight at The Wick Theatre as the final production of their inaugural summer series. The Tony Award-winning Broadway spectacular made its debut in 1954 and has been enchanting audiences ever since. Filled with classic tunes such as I’m Flying, I’ve Gotta Crow and I Won’t Grow Up, this musical fantasy is an experience the entire family will cherish. Previews begin August 6th; the show runs through August 23rd. Tickets are $55, with matinees on Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday and evening performances Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The restaurant, Tavern at the Wick, is now open to the public Thursday-Sunday nights. For more details www.thewick.org or call 561-995-2333. “Bringing Peter Pan to the Wick stage is a thrill for us,” said Marilynn A. Wick, Managing Executive Producer. “This summer, through our Theatre for Young Audiences programming, we introduced many children to the excitement of live theatre. Now, with Peter Pan, we have created the perfect family experience that everyone will enjoy.” The Wick’s production of Peter Pan will be directed by Michael Ursua, who is also The Wick’s Resident Musical Director. And, the rigging required to fly Peter Pan and the Darlings off to Neverland is being supervised by ZFX Flying. “Directing Peter Pan is a fun-filled adventure,” said Ursua, who has also starred in many Wick productions. “The classic music, the message and the flying combine to create a joyous experience.” Shanon Mari Mills will play Peter Pan, a role that she understudied in Cathy Rigby is Peter Pan while also playing Curly. In addition, Mills was the understudy for Glinda in the National Tour of Wicked, as well as numerous other credits. The roles of Captain Hook and Mr. Darling will be played by Broadway veteran, Robin Hayes who was in the original cast of Blood Brothers, starred in Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, and was featured in the national tours of My Fair Lady, Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, and Jekyll & Hyde. The cast also includes Lindsay Bell as Wendy Darling, Trevor Wayne as John Darling, Ryan Sell as Michael Darling, Wesley Slade as Smee, and Emily Tarallo as Tiger Lily. The Wick Theatre and Costume Museum is located at 7901 N. Federal Highway in Boca Raton. The Tavern at The Wick offers special dinner menus designed around each theatrical production. Reservations are strongly suggested.