Wendy, An Adventure in Neverland

In partnership with the Puerto Rican Culture Preservation

WHEN:

  • July 21-29, 2017
  • Fridays @ 6pm
  • Saturdays/Sunday @ 2pm

WHERE:

APT presents five performances of our original version of the Peter Pan story: Wendy, An Adventure in Neverland. Get ready to embrace your inner child and fly away with us as we take audiences of all ages to Neverland! Join us for an adventure with Peter and the Lost Boys, as we travel far into the realm of magic, fairy tales and Puerto Rican culture.  This 3-person, original version of the Peter Pan story will take you on a trip to Neverland  you will never forget!

ADMISSION:

  • Pay-what-you-will — Adults & Teens
  • Free for children under 12

FREE workshops at St. Luke’s

A Maid Marian puppet in-progress. Photo by Marcie Albertson.

Leading up to the play, APT teaching artists offer five free workshops for kids on Saturday mornings  at St. Luke’s Church.  Drawing on the Peter Pan story, improvisation and drama exercises let children explore their imaginations, learn how to create a character, and develop stage presence.  Workshop participants have the additional opportunity to be a part of the related performances of Wendy, An Adventure in Neverland.

For children ages 6-12.

Workshops this year were held from 10:00am-12:00pm at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church on the following Saturdays:

  • June 10, 2017
  • June 17, 2017
  • June 24, 2017
  • July 8, 2017
  • July 15, 2017

For more information, please contact Anna Russell at anna@allentownpublictheatre.com

 

Topsy Turvy Tuesdays

Wendy, An Adventure in Neverland was also performed in Bethlehem as part of the IceHouse’s Topsy Turvy Tuesdays series.

WHEN:

Tuesday, June 27 @ 10:30am

WHERE:

IceHouse, 56 River St, Bethlehem, PA 18015

ADMISSION:

$5

Upside Allentown Artist in Residency Program Continues through August

Allentown Public Theatre is proud, through the help of Upside Allentown, to bring Wendy: An Adventure in Neverland and accompanying workshops to several additional locations in the Jordan Heights neighborhood in summer 2017!

All workshops and performances are offered FREE of charge to children and adults alike (workshops recommended for children ages 6-12).

Painting by Ron Delong.

Catch our Peter Pan play at 4 additional host locations throughout the summer:

Grace Episcopal Church (108 N 5th St, Allentown, PA)

  • Workshops June 21, 22 & 23 @ 9:00am-11:00am
  • Show June 25 @ 2pm

Sacred Heart Church Rectory (336 N 4th St, Allentown, PA)

  • Workshop July 5 @ 10:30am-12:00pm
  • Workshops July 6 & 7 @ 12:30pm-2:00pm
  • Show July 9 @ 4pm

Union Baptist Church (302 N 6th St, Allentown, PA)

  • Workshops August 3, 4 & 5 @ 12:00pm-2:00pm
  • Show August 6 @ 4:00pm

Press:

Family Fun: Wendy, Adventures in Neverland – The Morning Call, July 14, 2017

Peter Pan Lands in the Jordan Heights Neighborhood – a brand new take on the classic Peter Pan tale! from APT – Lehigh Valley Stage, July 18, 2017

Arts Around Town: Allentown Public Theatre’s ‘Neverland’ Comes to Jordon Heights – WFMZ, July 20, 2017, Susan Kalan

APT’s “Wendy” a playful fresh take on “Peter Pan” – Lehigh Valley Stage, July 25, 2017, Kathy Lauer-Williams