Main Stage

Peter and the Starcatcher - A prequel to the beloved story of Peter Pan and his Lost Boys.

A Play by Rick Elice 
Based on the Novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson
Music by Wayne Barker
Directed by Kelli Fox

Originally produced on Broadway by Nancy Nagel Gibbs, Greg Schaffert, Eva Price, Tom Smedes, and Disney Theatrical Productions.

Nov 26, 2016 – Jan 1, 2017
2 hours and 5 minutes including a 15 minute intermission

Proudly Sponsored by:

Peter and the Starcatcher is proudly sponsored by Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life.

Globe Theatre's Production of Peter and the Starcatcher 

Embark on an adventure to a whimsical world filled with greedy pirates, mermaids and magic. This five-time Tony Award winner tells the story of a starcatcher’s apprentice and her mission to retrieve a trunk of precious ‘starstuff’ with the help of a young orphan boy named Peter—a boy who is destined to never grow up. This wildly theatrical and hilarious prequel to the beloved story of Peter Pan is sure to ‘hook’ audiences of all ages.

CAST  
Danny Balkwill Alf
Gaelan Beatty Black Stache
Jennifer Dawn Bishop Smee
Devon Bonneau Prentiss
Christina Cuglietta Captain Robert Falcon Scott, Teacher
Stephen Gartner Lord Leonard Aster
Jeremy Hilsendager Grempkin, Mack, Sánchez, Fighting Prawn, Fight Captain
Grahame Kent Ted
Kyle Kuchirka Boy (Peter)
Lauren May Molly Aster
Anna Mazurik Mrs. Bumbrake
Aren Okemaysim Bill Slank, Hawking Clam
   
CREATIVE  
Kelli Fox Director
Laura Gardner Set and Costume Designer
Louise Guinand Lighting Designer
Patrick Andrews Sound Designer
Danny Balkwill Musical Director, Music Arranger, Music Captain
Kaitlyn Semple Choreographer, Assistant Director
Ryland Alexander Fight Director
Kristopher Weber Rehearsal Stage Manager
Tracy Lynne Cann Performance Stage Manager
Kenilee Kehler Assistant Stage Manager
Alana Freistadt Apprentice Stage Manager

 

CAST  

Danny Balkwill | Alf, Musical Director, Music Arranger, Music Captain

Globe Theatre: Director/Musical Director: Million Dollar Quartet; Actor: Honk!, Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story; Musician: A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, All Shook Up.

Other Theatre: National (Canada/U.S.): We Will Rock You, Mamma Mia! (Mirvish Productions, U.S. National Tour); Regional: Billy Elliot, Godspell, A Christmas Story (Arts Club Theatre Company); Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, Fiddler on the Roof (Chemainus Theatre Festival); Legally Blonde, Thoroughly Modern Millie (Theatre Under The Stars); Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Western Canada Theatre); Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Vancouver Playhouse); The Last Five Years (Lionfish Entertainment); Songs For A New World (Feisty Fairy Productions).

Other: Danny thanks Kelli and this incredible team for this awesome opportunity. He also thanks his amazing wife Katie who has cast him in his new role as Father to baby, Jaedan Craig. Enjoy!

Gaelan Beatty | Black Stache

Globe Theatre: The Last Resort, Man of La Mancha, Mary Poppins, All Shook Up.

Other Theatre: Off Broadway: Nevermore (Catalyst Theatre); Canadian Tour: Studies in Motion (Electric Company Theatre); Xanadu (Arts Club Theatre Company); Crazy For You (Gateway Theatre); Legends of Rock ‘n’ Roll (Stage West).

Film & Television: Emily Owens MD, Arrow, Fringe, The 100, Eadweard.

Other: Gaelan is a graduate of Studio 58. He considers himself very lucky to work at this amazing theatre five times in four seasons. In addition to being an actor, he has a burgeoning photography business. Visit www.beattyoeiphotography.com to see some of his work.

Jennifer Dawn Bishop | Smee

Globe Theatre: Debut

Other Theatre: Over twenty-five productions with the Saskatchewan Native Theatre Company including The Rez Christmas Story series.

Other: Jennifer has been involved with theatre since the age of thirteen and was a participant in the first Circle of Voices program in 1999 when the doors first opened for the Saskatchewan Native Theatre Company, now renamed Gordon Tootoosis Nīkānīwin Theatre. Jennifer is also a playwright; she has had two plays produced: Wolves and Love Thy Family. Jennifer is a graduate of the 2016 Globe Theatre Conservatory and is excited for her debut Globe production.

Devon Bonneau | Prentiss

Globe Theatre: Debut

Other Theatre: Snowbirds (Menagerie Productions); A Guide to Mourning, Deathtrap, The Three Musketeers, Love, Sex and the IRS, Heart in the Ground (Regina Little Theatre); Swept Off Our Feet (Regina Summer Stage); Museum (University of Regina).

Film & Television: Patient 62, Edge of the Desert.

Other: Devon is an actor and theatre designer whose work has been seen on the Globe Theatre main stage as well as in the Shumiatcher Sandbox Series. He is a graduate of the 2016 Globe Theatre Conservatory, and is excited to be making his debut on the Globe Theatre stage with his fellow graduates and castmates.

Christina Cuglietta | Captain Robert Falcon Scott, Teacher

Globe Theatre: Debut

Other Theatre: Dear Johnny Deere (Persephone Theatre); The Out Vigil (Twenty Something Theatre); Chelsea Hotel (Firehall Arts Centre); Miss Caledonia, My Fair Lady (Western Canada Theatre); The Pied Piper (Sum Theatre); Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story (Theatre North West); You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Project X); The Forbidden Phoenix (Gateway Theatre).

Other: A Vancouver based multi-disciplinary artist, Christina works as an actor, musician, musical director and theatre educator across Canada. Christina is a graduate from the Canadian College of Performing Arts.

Stephen Gartner | Lord Leonard Aster

Globe Theatre: Robin Hood, Mary Poppins.

Other Theatre: Blithe Spirit (Thousand Islands Playhouse, Western Canada Theatre); Macbeth, It’s A Wonderful Life, The Hobbit, Yankee Tavern (The Grand Theatre); Romeo and Juliet, Frankenstein, The Comedy of Errors, Great Expectations (Neptune Theatre); The Misanthrope (Tarragon Theatre); Iphigenia at Aulis, A Thought In Three Parts (SummerWorks); King Lear, Love’s Labour’s Lost, Cymbeline, Timon of Athens, Don Juan, Cyrano de Bergerac, Henry V (Stratford Festival - seven seasons).

Film and Television: She Drives Me Crazy (Shaftsbury); The Incredible Hulk (Marvel); Abroad (CBC pilot); Lord Reynard in Reign (CW Network).

Upcoming: Sense and Sensibility (Citadel Theatre).

Other: Stephen is a graduate of the National Theatre School and Stratford’s Birmingham Conservatory.

Jeremy Hilsendager | Grempkin, Mack, Sánchez, Fighting Prawn, Fight Captain

Globe Theatre: A Soldier’s War, The Snow Queen, Jake and the Kid, Peter Pan, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Marion Bridge (Voice), Fusion 2008: Hot Little Hands.

Other Theatre: The Comedy of Errors (Theatre Calgary); The Winter’s Tale (Shakespeare Company); The Seagull, 12 Angry Jurors, Dracula, Do You Bite Your Thumb at Me Sir? (Mount Royal Theatre).

Other: Jeremy is a graduate of the 2008 Globe Theatre Conservatory as well as the 2014 Mount Royal University Theatre Performance program. Jeremy wants to thank everyone for their time and attention while taking in the show and hopes this message finds you moving into the new year with ambition and a whole lot of happiness.

Grahame Kent | Ted

Globe Theatre: Debut

Other Theatre: Dr. Frightful Presents: Dead Air (Live Five and Tour); Southern Dandy 75 (Otto Helmut); The Clockmaker (Live Five); Leading Ladies, The Black Bonspiel of Wullie McCrimmon (Persephone Theatre).

Upcoming: Southern Dandy 75 (Live Five).

Other: Grahame is a recent graduate of the 2016 Globe Theatre Conservatory and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of Saskatchewan. He is just delighted to be on the Globe stage! Many thanks to his amazing family, friends, dogs and Maureen for their massive support. Thanks to you for coming to see the show!

Kyle Kuchirka | Boy (Peter)

Globe Theatre: Debut

Other Theatre: Danny, King of the Basement, Under Cover (Persephone Theatre Youth Tour); Hypnerosis, Project O (It’s Not a Box Theatre); The Loveseat (Scantily Glad Theatre); Madama Butterfly (Saskatoon Opera); Coram Boy (Greystone Theatre).

Other: Kyle is a recent graduate of the 2016 Globe Theatre Conservatory and is finishing up his Bachelor of Fine Arts in acting at the University of Saskatchewan. All the “Thank yous” to absolutely everyone, especially you anonymous audience member reading this. You are the bee’s knees. The cat’s meow. You da real MVP. Enjoy the show!

Lauren May | Molly Aster

Globe Theatre: Debut

Other Theatre: Melissa in Coram Boy, Vaine in Vernon God Little (Greystone Theatre); Chorus member in Madama Butterfly (Saskatoon Opera); playing herself in Bear Ass – a 2015 Saskatoon Fringe Festival piece that she helped co-write (EvilStick Productions).

Other: Lauren is a recent graduate of the 2016 Globe Theatre Conservatory, and is thrilled to make her debut on Globe Theatre’s Main Stage.

Anna Mazurik | Mrs. Bumbrake

Globe Theatre: Debut

Other Theatre: Displaced (Ground Cover Theatre); Coram Boy, Vernon God Little, Our Country’s Good, Better Living, Into the Woods (Greystone Theatre); Letters from the Apocalypse (University of Saskatchewan’s Drama Student Association).

Film & Television: The Tinwife, Instruments of Evil, Goblin Market: The Lucy Diaries, SaskatcheWHAT?

Upcoming: Displaced (Ground Cover Theatre: Saskatchewan Tour/Live Five/Shumiatcher Sandbox Series); Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Theatre Naught: Live Five).

Other: Anna is interested in work that both asks challenging questions of the audience and of the theatrical form. In particular, she wishes to be involved in work that celebrates diversity and provides a voice for those who are too often silenced. Check out annamazurik.wix.com/actor for more.

Aren Okemaysim | Bill Slank, Hawking Clam

Globe Theatre: Debut

Other Theatre: In Care (Gordon Tootoosis Nīkānīwin Theatre), Twelfth Night (Globe Theatre Conservatory 2016), Caucasian Chalk Circle, Picasso at the Lapin Agile, Coram Boy, Vernon God Little, Our Country’s Good (Greystone Theatre).

Other: Aren graduated from the Globe Theatre Conservatory in the summer of 2016 and has trained in the Bachelor of Fine Arts Acting program at the University of Saskatchewan. Aren would like to acknowledge the Treaty 4 land we are on and to send a great big thanks to the staff, production team, cast and especially the wonderful audience of Peter and the Starcatcher. Never stop searching for that starstuff!

   
CREATIVE  

Kelli Fox | Director

Globe Theatre: Director: The Hound of the Baskervilles, The Drowning Girls; Assistant Director: The Last Resort; Actor: Pride and Prejudice.

Other Theatre: Director: Man to Man, Boston Marriage (Headstrong Collective); Kitchen Radio (Blyth Festival); The Nerd (Victoria Playhouse Petrolia); With Individual Desire (Lady Parts Theatre); This Wide Night (Summerworks Festival). Thirty years as an actor; thirteen seasons with the Shaw Festival, three seasons with the Stratford Festival; work across Canada and in the U.S., most recently, Merry Wives of Windsor (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre), The Glass Menagerie (Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre) and The Summoned (Tarragon Theatre).

Upcoming: The Audience (Theatre Calgary).

Laura Gardner | Set and Costume Designer

Globe Theatre: Debut

Other Theatre: Set and Costume Designer: Sunday in the Park with George (Talk Is Free Theatre); Lady Windermere’s Fan, Mad About Munsch, An Ideal Husband (George Brown College); Les Zinspirées 3D (Théâtre Français de Toronto); Parade (Theatre Sheridan); Cunning Little Vixen (Glen Gould School); Set Designer: Alcina (Glen Gould School); Kitchen Radio (Blyth Festival); Jesus Christ Superstar (Hart House Theatre); Costume Designer: Emily’s Piano (Young People’s Theatre); Chess (Theatre Sheridan); Canada 3000 (Watermark Theatre); New Jerusalem (Harold Green Jewish Theatre); Stylist: Second City Toronto; Life, Death and the Blues (Theatre Passe Muraille).

Upcoming: Set Designer: The Last Wife (Globe Theatre).

Other: Website: www.lauragardnerdesign.ca

Louise Guinand | Lighting Designer

Globe Theatre: Million Dollar Quartet, The Secret Mask, The Drowning Girls, Much Ado About Nothing, Sleeping Beauty, Pride and Prejudice, The 39 Steps, Honk! (2010, 2002), Marion Bridge, Peter Pan, Sexy Laundry, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks, A Christmas Carol, Just So, Cinderella, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Proof.

Other Theatre: Louise has created lighting designs for over five hundred shows. Some recent credits include All My Sons (Stratford Festival); The Adventures of a Black Girl in Her Search For God, The Dance of Death (Shaw Festival); Mary Poppins (Western Canada Theatre); The Wizard of Oz (Young People’s Theatre); Fly Me to the Moon (The Grand Theatre).

Upcoming: The Last Wife (Globe Theatre); The Lion in Winter (The Grand Theatre); The Comedy of Errors (Western Canada Theatre).

Other: Louise is a graduate of Queen’s University and National Theatre School and a recipient of the Dora Award for Aspects of Love.

Patrick Andrews | Sound Designer

Globe Theatre: The Ladies Foursome. Patrick is in his second season at Globe Theatre as Head of Sound.

Other: Patrick has had a wide variety of experience in audio, working in film (both production and post-production) and music (studio and live) as an audio engineer. Patrick is looking forward to the remainder of the 2016-2017 season at Globe Theatre where several of the productions will have strong musical elements.

Kaitlyn Semple | Choreographer, Assistant Director

Globe Theatre: Choreographer/Movement Coach: Romeo and Juliet, The Drowning Girls; Actor: Mary Poppins, Man of La Mancha, Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, Shout Sister, The Wizard of Oz, Jake and the Kid, Metamorphoses.

Other Theatre: Choreographer: Legally Blonde, Shrek, Bring It On (Sheldon Williams Collegiate); Broadway Concerts (Halcyon Chamber Choir); the atmospheric cabaret Speak Easy: At The Syncopation; Saskatchewan Express’ Winter and Summer Tours; Movement Coach: Driving Miss Daisy (RuBarb Productions); Actor: Cinderella (title role with RuBarb Productions); Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash (Rainbow Stage); The Last Five Years (The Golden Apple Theatre); Mary Poppins (Western Canada Theatre); It’s A Wonderful Life; Little Women, Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash, Mary Poppins (Persephone Theatre); Cope (Persephone Theatre Youth Series, Shumiatcher Sandbox Series at Globe Theatre, Live Five in Saskatoon); The Fan (Odyssey Theatre in Ottawa); As You Like It (Citadel Theatre); Alice In Wonderland (Sum Theatre).

Upcoming: Root, Hog, or Die (Shumiatcher Sandbox Series); Disney’s The Little Mermaid (Globe Theatre).

Other: Since completing her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of Regina, Kaitlyn has trained in Toronto with CBC’s Triple Sensation, in Edmonton at the Banff/Citadel Professional Theatre Program, and in Regina with the Globe Theatre Conservatory. Find the new Speak Easy: At The Syncopation CD at www.kaitlynsemple.com OR facebook.com/speakeasyatthesyncopation

Ryland Alexander | Fight Director

Globe Theatre: Romeo and Juliet, The Snow Queen, Sleeping Beauty.

Other Theatre: Fight Direction: August: Osage County (Citadel Theatre); Julius Caesar, Henry IV Part I, Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare in the Park); Selected Directing Credits: Kafka’s Monkey (The Golden

Apple Theatre); Jack and Jill: Deconstruct (The System Theatre); Monster (The Greenwich Playhouse);

RENT: Highschool Edition (Teens at the Turn Festival); Baby Britain (Working Titles Festival); Selected Acting Credits: As You Like It, Julius Caesar, A Christmas Carol (Citadel Theatre); Billy Bishop Goes to War (The Golden Apple Theatre); Keeping Peace (Surreal SoReal Theatre).

Film & Television: The Adventure Club, Chokeslam, Big Muddy, Wolfcop, Step Dogs, Stranded, 13 Eerie, Hemorrhage, Blood in the Water, The Englishman’s Boy, Prairie Giant: The Tommy Douglas Story.

Upcoming: Fight Direction for The Last Wife, Disney’s The Little Mermaid (Globe Theatre).

Kristopher Weber | Rehearsal Stage Manager

Globe Theatre: Debut

Other Theatre: Stage Manager: Anne of Green Gables-The Musical™, Mamma Mia!, Hockey Mom, Hockey Dad (Charlottetown Festival); The Gay Heritage Project (Buddies in Bad Times Theatre – World Premiere/Remount Tour); Rexy! (Neptune Theatre); Therefore Choose Life (Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company); A Misfortune (NextStage Festival).

Other: Assistant Stage Manager: Seven seasons with the Stratford Festival, a season with the Shaw Festival and the Canadian cast of Jersey Boys (Dancap Productions).

Tracy Lynne Cann | Performance Stage Manager

Globe Theatre: You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

Other Theatre: Menopause The Musical (GFour Productions/Shaggypup Productions); Thank You For Being A Friend (Joseph Patrick Presents); The Hobbit, Alice in The Wonderland (Canadian Children's Opera Company); The Terrible Parents, A Few Brittle Leaves (Cabaret Company); Monty Python’s Spamalot, Looking (Stephenville Theatre Festival); On A First Name Basis, Mary Poppins (Port Hope Festival Theatre); Third Eye Looming (Workman Arts);  Agokwe (Buddies In Bad Times/The Agokwe Collective); The Sacrifice Zone (Theatre Gargantua); Evangeline, Anne of Green Gables (Charlottetown Festival); Back In '59, Last of the Red Hot Lovers (Showboat Festival Theatre); Tono (Red Sky Performance); Good Night Moon... (Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia); Simon Boccanegra (Canadian Opera Company).

Other: Honours Bachelor of Arts from Brock University.

Kenilee Kehler | Assistant Stage Manager

Globe Theatre: Million Dollar Quartet, A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline (2016, 2012), Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash, The Snow Queen, Salt Baby, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, Much Ado About Nothing, Sleeping Beauty, The Last Resort, Robin Hood, Shakespeare’s Will, Conrad-Roy: Daffily Ever After.

Other Theatre: Othello, Mary Stuart (Stratford Festival); Popcorn Elder, The Lucky Ones, Operation Big Rock, The 99% and the Dragon, In the Air, Reflections, Encore (Dancing Sky Theatre); The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Odd Couple, The Marvelous Wonderettes (Souris Valley Theatre); Technical Director for MAGDANCE series and In Fur Till Spring (New Dance Horizons).

Upcoming: Salt Baby, Disney’s The Little Mermaid (Globe Theatre); Thunderstick (Shumiatcher Sandbox Series).

Other: Bachelor of Fine Arts in Stage Management/Technical Theatre and Bachelor of Education, both from the University of Regina. Love to Jamie, Elizabeth, mom, dad, and Adam.

 

Alana Freistadt | Apprentice Stage Manager

Globe Theatre: The Hound of the Baskervilles, All Shook Up, Gunmetal Blues, G-Ram.

Other Theatre: Apprentice Stage Manager: A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur (Chemainus Theatre Festival); It’s a Wonderful Life, Mary’s Wedding (Persephone Theatre); The Carousel (Nightwood Theatre); Assistant Stage Manager: The Canadian Badlands Passion Play; Stage Manager: The Moonlight Sonata of Beethoven Blatz (Station Arts Centre); Monty Python’s Spamalot, Mama’s Country Record Collection, Tales of Ti-Jean, Jewel (Stephenville Theatre Festival); The Masks of Oscar Wilde (Matchmaker Productions); Killer Business-The Musical (Next Stage Theatre Festival); Where’s My Money, Ravenscroft (Sterling Studio Theatre); Spring Awakening (Theatre Sheridan).

Upcoming: Disney’s The Little Mermaid (Globe Theatre).

Other: For Grandma Bernice and Grandpa Arnie.

   

 

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