Peter Pan, the kid who doesn't want to grow up, arrives at the Darling home searching for his shadow. He meets the Darling children and takes them to Never-Never Land, where they will fight against Capt. Hook and his pirate ship and crew. At the end the children will be back in their warm beds. Written by
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The original Broadway production of "Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up" by J.M. Barrie
opened at the Empire Theater on November 6, 1905, ran for 223 performances, closed on May 20, 1906 and starred Maude Adams, a stage actress who never made any films, and should not be confused with the model-turned-actress Maud Adams
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A NOTE / On the Acting of a Fairy Play / The difference between a Fairy Play and a realistic one is that in the former all the characters are really children with a child's outlook on life. This applies to the so-called adults of the story as well as the young people. Pull the beard off the fairy king, and you would find the face of a child.
This, then, is the spirit of the play. And it is necessary that all of you ~ no matter what age you may have individually attained ~ ...