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Peter Pan

Peter Pan

by Mark Charlap, Jule Styne, Carolyn Leigh, Betty Comden, Adolph Green and James M. Barrie

Based on a Story/Novel, Based on a Play, Classic, Kid-Friendly

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Peter Pan

Peter Pan




The musical re-telling of J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan, originally starring Mary Martin and Cyril Ritchard.


Story:

Peter Pan, a boy who didn't want to grow up and so spent his life in Neverland battling the pirates and Indians, but when he brings the Darling children to Neverland with him, he is finally able to defeat his foe, Captain Hook, and befriend the Indian chief.


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Composer

Composer
Mark Charlap

Composer

Composer
Jule Styne

Lyricist

Lyricist
Carolyn Leigh

Lyricist

Lyricist
Betty Comden

Lyricist

Lyricist
Adolph Green

Librettist

Librettist
James M. Barrie



  • Premiere
  • 1979
  • 1990
  • 1991
  • 1998
  • 1999
  • 1960 TV
  • 2000 TV
  • 2014 TV

Broadway Premiere

Theatre
Winter Garden Theatre
Opening Night
Oct 20, 1954
Total Performances
152
Original Cast
Mary Martin, Cyril Ritchard, Robert Banas, David Bean, Sally Brophy, William Burke, Linda Dangcil, Darryl Duran, Chester Fisher, Margalo Gillmore, Heller Halliday, Robert Harrington, Lisa Lang, Sondra Lee, Frank Lindsay, Suzanne Luckey, Don Lurio, Frank Marasco, Joe E. Marks, John Newton, Kathy Nolan, Robert Piper, Jaye Rubanoff, Norman Shelly, Joseph Stafford, Stanley Stenner, William Sumner, Alan Sutherland, Joan Tewkesbury, Paris Theodore, Arthur Tookoyan, Ian Tucker, Robert Tucker, Robert Vanselow, James White, Richard Winter, Richard Wyatt
Director
Jerome Robbins
Choreographer
Jerome Robbins
Producer
Richard Halliday
Orchestrations
Albert Sendrey
Scenic Design
Peter Larkin
Costume Design
Motley
Lighting Design
Peggy Clark

1979 Broadway Revival

Theatre
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
Opening Night
Sep 6, 1979
Total Performances
554
Original Cast
Sandy Duncan, George Rose, Joey Abbott, Cleve Asbury, William Carmichael, James Cook, Dennis Courtney, Gary Daniel, Michael Estes, Chris Farr, Beth Fowler, Maggy Gorrill, Sharon-Ann Hill, Dianna Hughes, Rusty Jacobs, Reed Jones, Marsha Kramer, Jack Magradey, C. J. McCaffrey, Kevin McCready, Maria Pogee, Neva Rae Powers, Arnold Soboloff, David Storey, Guy Stroman, Carl Tramon, Jon Vandertholen, Jonathan Ward, Trey Wilson, Alexander Winter, Jim Wolfe, Steven Yuhasz
Director
Rob Iscove
Choreographer
Rob Iscove
Producer
Zev Bufman and James M. Nederlander
Musical Director
Jack Lee
Orchestrations
Ralph Burns
Scenic Design
Peter Wolf
Costume Design
Bill Hargate
Lighting Design
Thomas Skelton

1990 Broadway Revival

Theatre
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
Opening Night
Dec 13, 1990
Total Performances
45
Original Cast
Cathy Rigby, Stephen Hanan, Christopher Ayres, Bill Bateman, Julian Brightman, Adam Ehrenworth, Andy Ferrara, Janet Kay Higgins, Chad Hutchison, Holly Irwin, Anne McVey, Christian Monte, Carl Packard, Don Potter, Barry Ramsey, Cindy Robinson, Joseph Savant, Calvin Smith, Timothy Talman, David Thomé, Lauren Thompson, Britt West, John Wilkerson, Alon Williams, Courtney Wyn
Director
Fran Soeder
Choreographer
Marilyn Magness
Producer
Thomas P. McCoy and Keith Stava
Musical Director
Kevin Farrell
Scenic Design
James Leonard Joy
Costume Design
Mariann Verheyen
Lighting Design
Natasha Katz

1991 Broadway Revival

Theatre
Minskoff Theatre
Opening Night
Nov 26, 1991
Total Performances
48
Original Cast
Cathy Rigby, J. K. Simmons, Christopher Ayres, Bill Bateman, Julian Brightman, David Burdick, Joey Cee, Andy Ferrara, Janet Kay Higgins, Charlie Marcus, Anne McVey, Carl Packard, Don Potter, Barry Ramsey, Cindy Robinson, Joseph Savant, Michelle Schumacher, Calvin Smith, David Thomé, Lauren Thompson, John Wilkerson, Alon Williams, Courtney Wyn
Director
Fran Soeder
Choreographer
Marilyn Magness
Producer
McCoy Rigby Entertainment, Thomas P. McCoy and Keith Stava
Musical Director
Brian Tidwell
Scenic Design
Michael J. Hotopp and Paul dePass
Costume Design
Mariann Verheyen
Lighting Design
Natasha Katz

1998 Broadway Revival

Theatre
Marquis Theatre
Opening Night
Nov 23, 1998
Total Performances
48
Original Cast
Cathy Rigby, Paul Schoeffler, Kim Arnett, Scott Bridges, Doreen Chila, Randy A. Davis, Jeffrey Elsass, Drake English, Casey Miles Good, Janet Higgins, Chase Kniffen, Buck Mason, Barbara McCulloh, Michael Nostrand, Aileen Quinn, Elisa Sagardia, Brian Shepard, Roger Preston Smith, Dana Solimando, Tony Spinosa, Alon Williams, Sam Zeller
Director
Glenn Casale
Choreographer
Patti Colombo
Producer
McCoy Rigby Entertainment, The Nederlander Organization and La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts
Musical Director
Craig Barna
Scenic Design
John Iacovelli
Costume Design
Shigeru Yaji
Lighting Design
Martin Aronstein

1999 Broadway Revival

Theatre
George Gershwin Theatre
Opening Night
Apr 7, 1999
Total Performances
166
Original Cast
Cathy Rigby, Paul Schoeffler, Barry Cavanagh, Drake English, Barbara McCulloh, Elisa Sagardia, Kim Arnett, Scott Bridges, Doreen Chila, Randy A. Davis, Jeffrey Elsass, Casey Miles Good, Janet Higgins, Buck Mason, Michael Nostrand, Aileen Quinn, Brian Shepard, Roger Preston Smith, Dana Solimando, Tony Spinosa, Alon Williams, Sam Zeller
Director
Glenn Casale
Choreographer
Patti Colombo
Producer
McCoy Rigby Entertainment, The Nederlander Organization and La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts
Musical Director
Craig Barna
Scenic Design
John Iacovelli
Costume Design
Shigeru Yaji
Lighting Design
Martin Aronstein

1960 Film Version

Movie Name
Peter Pan
Type
Live Musical Telecast
Director
Vincent J. Donehue
Screenplay
Jerome Robbins
Starring
Mary Martin, Cyril Ritchard, Lynn Fontanne

2000 Film Version

Movie Name
Peter Pan
Type
Live Musical Telecast
Director
Glenn Casale, Gary Halvorson
Screenplay
Glenn Casale
Starring
Barbara McCulloh, Sam Zeller, Elisa Sagardia

2014 Film Version

Movie Name
Peter Pan Live!
Type
Live Musical Telecast
Director
Rob Ashford, Glenn Weiss
Screenplay
Irene Mecchi
Starring
Allison Williams, Christian Borle, Kelli O'Hara






CDs

CD
Original Broadway Cast Album

CD
1997 Studio Cast Album

CD
2000 Television Soundtrack

CD
2014 Television Soundtrack


Sheetmusic

Sheetmusic
Vocal Selections


Videos

DVD
Original TV Version DVD

DVD
2000 TV Version DVD

DVD
2014 TV Version DVD


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1955 Tony Award Nominations

Best Actress in a Musical - Mary Martin
Best Featured Actor in a Musical - Cyril Ritchard
Best Stage Technician - Richard Rodda

1980 Tony Award Nominations

Best Actress in a Musical - Sandy Duncan
Best Reproduction (Play or Musical)

1980 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Actress in a Musical - Sandy Duncan

1991 Tony Award Nominations

Best Actress in a Musical - Cathy Rigby
Best Revival

1999 Tony Award Nominations

Best Revival of a Musical

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