Mc Coy Rigby Entertainment & Fox Operator Bill Malone of FX Arts, in association with Nederlander Presentations, Albert Nocciolino, Larry Payton, Michael Filerman and Heni Koenigsberg, bring audiences in Riverside the final production of the 2011-2012 season with the ultimate musical theatre experience for the entire family, Cathy Rigby and Brent Barrett starring in PETER PAN, a musical production of the play by Sir James Barrie, with lyrics by Carolyn Leigh, music by Moose Charlap, additional lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and additional music by Jule Styne.
This new production is choreographed by Patti Colombo, the flying sequence choreography is by Paul Rubin, "The Fly Guy,” musical direction by Bruce Barnes and directed by Glenn Casale. PETER PAN opens on Friday, June 29, 2012, and perform for four performances only through Sunday, July 1, 2012 at the Fox Performing Arts Center, 3801 Mission Inn Avenue in Riverside.
ABOUT THE CREATIVE TEAM AND CAST:
Glenn Casale (Director) Broadway: Peter Pan starring Cathy Rigby (Tony Award nomination Best Revival). Off-Broadway: The Property Known as Garland starring Adrienne Barbeau, Dragapella (Drama Desk nomination Best Production). International: Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Moscow, Spain and Italy). Los Angeles: The Prisoner of Second Avenue starring Jason Alexander and Gina Hecht, Wrestlers starring Mark Harmon and George Clooney, Company starring Carol Burnett. Televison: “The Faculty” starring Meredith Baxter and “The Wayans Brothers.” Glenn is on the faculty at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and the Artistic Director for California Musical Theatre, Sacramento.
Patti Colombo (Choreographer) Peter Pan on Broadway with Cathy Rigby (American Choreography, Ovation Awards); Guys and Dolls (Big League Theatricals); Backwards in High Heels (LORT Tour); On the Town (Paper Mill); Radio Gals (Pasadena—Ovation Award); Mask (world premiere/Drama-Logue Award); White Christmas (Denver); Kiss Me, Kate and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Paper Mill/Goodspeed). Television: 100+ “Adventures in Wonderland” (Disney); Emmy nomination for “Peter Pan” (A&E). High Seas: Believe (Disney Cruises); numerous shows for Norwegian Cruises.
Bruce Barnes (Musical Direction/Conductor) Broadway: Peter Pan, Cabaret. Off Broadway: Nunsense, Peter and the Wolf, Everything the Traffic Will Allow. International Tours: West Side Story. Lincoln Center’s “Meet the Artist” Program. National Tours: Happy Days, Camelot, Kiss Me, Kate, Peter Pan, Cabaret, and Cats. Television: HBO’s “Cathouse, the Musical.” Accompanist to: Patti LuPone, Tommy Tune, Penny Fuller, Ruthie Henshall, Beverly Sills and Eartha Kitt.