MTSU Theatre and Dance Presents Peter and the Starcatcher
F.A.Q. for attending an MTSU Theatre Production
When is the show?
Peter and the Starcatcher runs Thursday, November 3 through Saturday, November 5 at 7:30pm
Sunday, November 6 at 2:00pm
How do I get a ticket?
Tickets are available here or you can purchase them at the door of the Theatre.
MTSU Students, Faculty and Staff can receive one free ticket with valid ID at the Box Office.
Where is the theatre?
Tucker Theatre is located at 615 champion way, Murfreesboro, TN 37132 on the campus of MTSU
Where can I park?
Tucker Theatre is part of the Boutwell Dramatic Arts Building. Parking is available
directly out front of our building on Champion Way, as well as around the building
on Faulkenberry Drive, Reece Smith Lot (near baseball stadium) or Jones Lot (near Todd Hall)
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What is the show about?
Tony-winning Peter and the Starcatcher upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan). A wildly theatrical adaptation of Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson’s best-selling novels, the play was conceived for the stage by directors, Roger Rees and Alex Timbers, and written by Rick Elice, with music by Wayne Barker. From marauding pirates and jungle tyrants to unwilling comrades and unlikely heroes, Peter and the Starcatcher playfully explores the depths of greed and despair... and the bonds of friendship, duty and love.
A young orphan and his mates are shipped off from Victorian England to a distant island ruled by the evil King Zarboff. They know nothing of the mysterious trunk in the captain’s cabin, which contains a precious, otherworldly cargo. At sea, the boys are discovered by a precocious young girl named Molly, a Starcatcher-in-training who realizes that the trunk’s precious cargo is starstuff, a celestial substance so powerful that it must never fall into the wrong hands. When the ship is taken over by pirates – led by the fearsome Black Stache, a villain determined to claim the trunk and its treasure for his own – the journey quickly becomes a thrilling adventure. (MTI)
The Kennedy Center American Cottege Theater Festival, part of the
Rubenstein Arts Access Program, is generously funded by
David and Alice Rubenstein.
Special thanks to The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust for supporting
the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Kennedy Center American
College Theater Festival.
Additional support is provided by The Honoraole Stuart Bernstein and Wilma E.
Bernstein; the Dr. Gerald and Paula McNichols Foundation; and Beatrice and
Anthony Welters and the AnBryce Foundation.
KCACTF is part of JFKC: A Centennial Celebration of John F. Kennedy, inspired
by five enduring Ideals often ascribed to JFK: Courage, Freedom, Justice,
Service, and Gratitude. Support for JKFC: A Centennial Celebration of John F. Kennedy
is provided by Ambassador Elizabeth Bagley, Chevron,
the Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, and Target.
Kennedy Center education and related artistic programming is made possible
through the generosity of the National Committee for the Performing Arts and the
President's Advisory Committee on the Arts.
This production Is entered In the Kennedy Center American College Theater
Festival (KCACTF). The aims of this national theater education program are to
identity and promote quality in college-level theater production. To this end, each
production entered is eligible for a response by a regional KCACTF
representative, and selected students and faculty are invited to participate in
KCACTF programs lnvolving scholarships. internships, grants, and awards for
actors, directors, dramaturgs, playwrights, designers, stage managers and critics
at both the regional and national levels.
Productions entered on the Participating level are eligible for invitation to the
KCACTF regional festival and may also be considered for national awards
recognizing outstanding aehlevement In production, design, direction and
By entering this production, our theater department is sharing in the KCACTF
goals to recognize. reward. and celebrate the exemplary work produced in
college and university theaters across the nation.
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