School of the Arts, 45 Prince St., Rochester, will present “Peter and the Starcatcher” at 7 p.m. on April 27-28 and May 4-5, as well as 2 p.m. on April 29 and May 6.
The Tony Award-winning play explores the depths of greed, despair and the bonds of friendship, duty and love. Audiences will learn Peter Pan’s story and Neverland’s location while enjoying performances by marauding pirates, jungle tyrants, unwilling comrades and an unlikely hero.
“Peter and the Starcatcher,” based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be Peter Pan. The production features a script by Rick Elice and musical accompaniment composed by Wayne Barker.
SOTA’s production team includes Luke Fellows, artistic director; James Hartmann, musical director; Bridget Bell, choreographer; Ken Canfield, set design; Diane Spacher, costume design; George Comes, lighting design; and Rick Rizzo, sound design.
Admission costs $10 for adults; $8 for students, children and senior citizens; and $5 for toddlers. Tickets are available online and at the SOTA Box Office one hour before each show.
Visit rcsdk12.org for information.