Peter Pan: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Peter Pan tells the story of Peter, an eternal boy who can fly and never grows up. One day, he invites Wendy, John, and Michael to join him on an adventure to Neverland, where they encounter mermaids, the Lost Boys, and pirates led by the infamous Captain Hook. As they navigate this fantastical world, Peter Pan touches on themes of imagination, the importance of friendship, and the magic of staying young at heart.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Golden Age (1954)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Fantasy

Setting: England (London), Fictional


Creative Team

Music: Moose Charlap, Jule Styne

Lyrics: Carolyn Leigh, Betty Comden, Adolph Green

Book: Sir J.M. Barrie


Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1954)➝

Studio Cast (1997)➝

Live Television Cast (2014)➝


Resources

Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


Tags

1950s, Animals, Child Roles, Classic, Family-Friendly, Fantasy, Golden Age, Magic, PiratesPopular


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