Peter & the Starcatcher
Directed by Angela Miloro-Hansen
By Rick Elice
Have you ever wondered how Peter Pan got his name? Or how he met Tinkerbell? In this swashbuckling grown-up prequel to Peter Pan, a dozen brilliant actors playing pirates, mermaids, and of course the Lost Boys, set out for an adventure filled with ingenious stagecraft.
Open Call Auditions
You must be 12-21 years of age to audition
March 19 & 20 from 6:30-9PM
All audition at Geauga Lyric Arts Center, 106 Water St, Chardon, OH
Please prepare a 1-2 minute contemporary monologue.
Peter and the Starcatcher is a play with music but is not a musical. Although you do not need to sing for your audition, please feel free to play your ukulele, acoustic guitar, or small percussion instrument if you so desire (several pirates will likely jam out throughout the show).
Please be prepared to list all conflicts between April 1 and May 23.
May 19 and 20 at 7:30PM, May 21 at 2PM
Possible school day performances May 22 and 23
With the exception of BOY, MOLLY, LORD ASTER, BLACK STACHE, and ALF, both male and female actors will be considered for each role.
BOY (PETER): The hero,Peter Pan, who earns his name during the course of the play. At the start,he is nameless, homeless, and friendless. He is a survivor. All he wants is a
home and a family.
PRENTISS: Peter’s friend from the orphanage. He longs to be a leader, but doesn’t have the skills to do so.
TED: Another of Peter’s friends from the orphanage, Ted is obsessed with food. He is often called “Tubby” by Prentiss.
THE BRITISH SUBJECTS
LORD LEONARD ASTER: Molly’s father and a loyal subject to the Queen of England. He is a Starcatcher— a protector of powerful starstuff.
MOLLY ASTER: LordAster’s daughter and a true leader. She is an apprentice Starcatcher.
MRS. BUMBRAKE: Molly’s nanny.
CAPTAIN ROBERT FALCON SCOTT: Captain of the Wasp
GREMPKIN: The mean schoolmaster of St. Norbert’s Orphanage for Lost Boys, where Boy ,Prentiss, and Ted lived as orphans.
BILL SLANK: The Neverland’s vicious captain.
ALF: An old sailor, and love interest of Mrs. Bumbrake.
MACK: An incompetent sailor who wants to be anywhere but under the thumb of Bill Slank.
BLACK STACHE: The world’s most feared pirate. He and his crew take over the Wasp. Black Stache is searching for a hero worthy of opposing his villainy.
SMEE: First mate to Black Stache. Single-mindedly dedicated to his captain’s every whim.
SÁNCHEZ: A hardworking Spanish pirate.
FIGHTING PRAWN: King of Mollusk Island. He has vowed to kill any Englishman that visits his kingdom.
HAWKING CLAM: Son of Fighting Prawn and Sweet’n Sour Shrimp.
TEACHER: Formerly a salmon, now a wise mermaid whom Boy meets on Mollusk Island.