May 2, 2012
Peter Pan, the original play from Scottish novelist Sir James M. Barrie, comes to the Academy of Music in May with a series of captivating performances by the Pennsylvania Ballet.
Escape to Neverland with Peter, Wendy and the Lost Boys as the company reinterprets the classic fairy tale with modern twists and punk fashions for today’s audiences.
And, sprinkle a little pixie dust on your experience with additional events for both children and adults to enjoy:
• Peter Pan & Tinkerbell’s Pirate Party: Saturday, May 12. Before heading to the ballet’s 2 p.m. performance, enjoy lunch, crafts, games and more for the whole family in the Rose Garden at the Hyatt Bellevue beginning at noon. RSVP by May 2 to Barbara Vogdes at email@example.com or (215) 587-6916.
• Pennsylvania Ballet Young Friends at Peter Pan: Saturday, May 12. After the 8 p.m. performance, head to a black tie optional after-party at The Orpheus Club with an open bar, food, music, mingle with the dancers, and more. Event sponsors include St-Germain, Yards Brewing Company and Magners Irish Cider. Proceeds from the event benefit Accent on Dance, the ballet’s outreach and education program. For more information contact Christina Freeman at firstname.lastname@example.org or (215) 587-6916.
Tickets are available at the Kimmel Center box office or online for each of the seven performances from May 3-13.
Pennsylvania Ballet’s Peter Pan
Where: Academy of Music, Broad and Locust Streets
When: Thursday, May 3 through Sunday, May 13
Cost: Tickets range from $20-$140
More info: www.paballet.org