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Washington Middle School’s School Musical, Disney’s Peter Pan, Jr. will be playing on Wednesday, March 29th and Thursday, March 30th at 7 p.m. in the Washington School auditorium. The 60-minute musical, designed for middle school performers, is based on the play by J.M. Barrie and the 1953 Disney film. The fifth through eighth grade cast contains approximately 30 students led by Mark Alpaugh, Jennifer Cronin, and Jason Williams.
“I enjoy watching the school musical come together,” said Mr. Williams. “It’s a chance for students from every grade and teachers to step out of their normal roles and team up to create something amazing that showcases the best our school has to offer.”
Peter Pan Jr. is the story of the boy who wouldn’t grow up and the girl who has to. After finding his shadow in the Darling family nursery, Peter teaches Wendy, Michael and John how to fly and sweeps them off to Never Land, where they meet a cast of characters including Lost Boys, mermaids and, of course, pirates. If the children are ever to return home, Peter must defeat Captain Hook with the help of Tinker Bell and her fairy friends. Peter Pan Jr. features classic songs from the 1953 film such as, Following the Leader, You Can Fly! and The Second Star to the Right as well as songs from the Pirates of the Caribbean ride and the 2008 Disney film Tinker Bell.
Both performances of Disney’s PETER PAN JR. are open to the public. Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for children.