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April 19-21, 2013
Posted: Oct. 8, 2012 at 5:10 p.m.
DETROIT – Audiences are invited to discover the magic of the two-time Emmy Award winning and two-time Tony Award-nominated production "Cathy Rigby is Peter Pan!" which flies into the Fox Theatre Friday, April 19 through Sunday, April 21, 2013 as part of the Fifth Third Bank Fox Theatre Series. Tickets go on sale Saturday, Oct. 13 at 10 a.m.
"Peter Pan" is a unique, family-friendly attraction of spectacle and fantasy. The thrill of flying, timeless magical moments and a captivating hook will mesmerize young and old alike. The legend you thought you know is now the adventure you never dreamed possible: "Cathy Rigby is Peter Pan!"
Joining Tony Award nominee Rigby is Broadway's Brent Barrett as Mr. Darling/Hook. Brent has entertained millions of fans around the world from Broadway to the West End, in concerts halls, recording studios, film and television. Kim Crosby (Cinderella in the original "Into the Woods," "Guys and Dolls," "Jerry's Girls") returns to play Mrs. Darling.
"Peter Pan" is produced by McCoy Rigby Entertainment, Nederlander Presentations, Albert Nocciolino in association with Larry Earl Payton, Michael Filerman, Heni Koenigsberg and La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts.
Direction is by Glenn Casale, who directed the 1999 Tony Award-nominated and Emmy-winning "Peter Pan" starring Rigby. Casale has been a resident at the California Musical Theatre for almost 23 seasons, where he has directed over 550 shows.
The flying sequence choreographer, Paul Rubin ("The Fly Guy"), has choreographed some of the most memorable flying sequences, from the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of "Wicked" to Rigby's Emmy Award-winning DVD of "Peter Pan." He has flown Cathy in over 1,500 performances and choreographed flying sequences in over 300 different productions of "Peter Pan" in more than 10 countries.
The creative also team includes Patti Columbo (choreographer), Keith Levenson (musical director), Michael Gilliam (lighting design), Julie Ferrin (sound design), Sean Boyd (fight director) and Julia Flores (casting director).
Tom McCoy and Cathy Rigby are beginning their 17th season as executive producers of the McCoy Rigby Entertainment Series at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts. Since the 1994-95 Season, McCoy Rigby has produced over 75 plays, musicals, concerts, dramas and comedies. MRE has also produced several Broadway productions and national tours, including "Peter Pan;" "Seussical the Musical" (both starring Cathy Rigby); "Jesus Christ Superstar" starring Carl Anderson; "Camelot," formerly starring Michael York and through 2008 starring Lou Diamond Phillips; and "Happy Days, The Musical."
Since 1990, "Peter Pan" starring Cathy Rigby has made four stops on Broadway, garnering four Tony nominations, including Best Revival of a Musical and Best Actress in a Musical. Other credits include the A&E Television Network premiere of "Peter Pan," which received four Emmy Award nominations and one Emmy Award; The Historic All Star Concert for Pope John Paul II at the Los Angeles Coliseum, and the award-winning documentary on balancing wellness, titled "Faces of Recovery."
Tickets ($30, $45, $55 and $70) go on sale Saturday, Oct. 13 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at www.OlympiaEntertainment.com, the Fox Theatre and Joe Louis Arena box offices, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy (without service charge) at all Ticketmaster locations and www.Ticketmaster.com. To charge tickets by phone, call 800-745-3000. Fifth Third Bank Fox Theatre Series season subscription packages and group sales, of 10+, are on sale now with savings up to 20-percent off. For more information, call 313-471-3099.
For additional information, call 313-471-6611.