Peter Pan by JM Barrie

Adapted by Jeff Pitcher

Family Drama (Non-Musical)


Based on J.M. Barrie’s original story the play remains true to its’ roots. Peter Pan takes Wendy, John and Michael on an amazing ride to Neverland – a world of lost boys and pirates and sword fights and magic and the evil Captain Hook!

2 Acts

Casting 10
Male: Variable
Female: Variable
Children: Optional

Production History
Commissioned by Western Canada Theatre’s Artistic Director David Ross in 1998 where it premiered. The play was subsequently produced by Carousel Theatre in Vancouver in 2006 and at Alberta Theatre Projects in Calgary in 2007


Casting is at the discretion of the director. The Carousel Production was the first with 10 actors:
1 Mrs. Darling/Smee
2 Mr. Darling/Capt. Hook
3 Nana/Starkey/Jane
4 Peter
5 Wendy
6 John
7 Michael
8 Bill Jukes/Slightly
9 Cookson/Nibs
10 Cecco/Tootles


Original Production (Western Canada Theatre – Kamloops)
Nana/Cookson – Darlene Brookes
Peter Pan – Colin Heath
Wendy – Carole Higgins
Mrs. Darling/Jukes – Lanni McInnes
Adult Wendy/Smee – Janet Michael
Mr. Darling/Capt. Hook – David Ross
Nibs – Morgan Collins
Curly – Jessica Cook
John – Coby Fulton
Michael – Rob Fulton
Slightly – Derek Rein
Cecco – Fraser Russell
Tootles – Steve Sawka
Starkey – Ken Smedley

Stage Manager – Kelly Manson
Apprentice Stage Manager – Cindy Bondaroff
Co-directors – Susan Gillies-Smith and David Ross
Scenic and Costume Design – Kim Neilson
Lighting Design – Gerald King
Music/Sound Design – Janet Michael
Musician – Tobin Stokes
Fight Director – Nicholas Harrison
Flying Director – Joe McGeough
Flying by FOY

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