Podcast with BRENT BARRETT
Brent Barrett discusses his role of Captain Hook in the national tour of “Peter Pan” opposite Cathy Rigby. We also take a look back at some of the famous musicals in which he has starred, including Grand Hotel, Annie Get Your Gun, The Phantom of the Opera, Chicago: The Musical and Follies (directed by Gary Griffin). www.BrentBarrett.com.
Broadway In Chicago brings back the Tony Award nominated production Cathy Rigby is PETER PAN! Families and fans have their chance to ‘fly’ into the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 West Randolph St.) for this magical production running Jan. 30 – Feb. 10, 2013.
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 the Tony Award nominee Cathy 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, concerts halls, recording studios, film and television. Kim Crosby (Cinderella in the original Into the Woods, Guys and Dolls (Sarah Brown), 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 by Glenn Casale who directed the 1999 Tony Award nominated and Emmy winning PETER PAN starring Cathy Rigby. Mr. 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 Cathy Rigby’s Emmy Award winning DVD of PETER PAN. He has flown Cathy in over 1500 performances and choreographed flying sequences in over 300 different productions of Peter Pan in more than 10 countries. The creative team includes Patti Columbo (Choreographer), Bruce Barnes(Musical Director), Michael Gilliam (Lighting Design), Julie Ferrin (Sound Design), Sean Boyd (Fight Director) and Julia Flores (Casting Director).
McCoy Rigby Entertainment (Tom McCoy & Cathy Rigby – Executive Producers) 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 4 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 4 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.” For more information, visit www.mccoyrigby.com.
The performance schedule is as follows:
Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesdays at 2:00 & 7:00 p.m. (no matinee performance on Jan. 30)
Thursdays at 2:00 & 7:30 p.m. (no matinee performance on Feb. 7)
Fridays at 7:30 p.m.
Saturdays at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m.
Sundays at 2:00 & 7:30 p.m. (no evening performance on Feb. 10)
Tickets for Cathy Rigby is PETER PAN! at the Cadillac Palace Theatre range in price from $18-$85. A select number of premium seats are also available for many performances. Tickets are available for groups of 15 or more by calling Broadway In Chicago Group Sales at (312) 977-1710. Tickets are available at all Broadway In Chicago Box Offices (24 W. Randolph St., 151 W. Randolph St., 18 W. Monroe St. and 175 E. Chestnut), the Broadway In Chicago Ticket Kiosk at Water Tower Place (845 N. Michigan Ave.), the Broadway In Chicago Ticket Line at (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations, and online at www.BroadwayInChicago.com.