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Peter and the Starcatcher

by Rick Elice
music by Wayne Barker
based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson
PANGDEMONIUM
Victoria Theatre, Singapore

It's been a serious year for PANGDEMONIUM, with searing dementia drama The Father and a revival of the acclaimed Dragonflies which tackled displacement and identity in an increasingly fractured world. The company caps off its 2018 season themed around 'Hope and Home' with an entirely different creature: Peter and the Starcatcher, a delightful, family-friendly play by Rick Elice based on the novel of the same name by Wayne Barker and Ridley Pearson.


This origin story to J. M. Barrie's iconic character Peter Pan introduces us to Molly, a precocious, 13-year old apprentice starcatcher whose job it is to collect the magical, celestial matter called 'starstuff' as it falls to earth and keep this away from the wrong people. On a voyage to the faraway kingdom of Rundoon bearing a trunk of precious starstuff, she encounters a lonely orphan boy (who…

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