Children staging Peter Pan at playground bandshell in Greencastle

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot
The kids who don’t want to grow up will be featured this weekend during the Greencastle Amateur Players presentation of Peter Pan. For the ninth year, the group will perform a popular children’s story at Jerome R. King Playground. Admission is free.

Peter Pan comes to the stage this weekend at Jerome R. King Playground. The Greencastle Amateur Players will present the children’s classic, with the J. M. Barrie version adapted by directors Laura Jeu and David Hills, on July 1 - 3.

The public is invited to performances at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The play will be presented from the bandshell. Admission is free and audience members should bring blankets or lawn chairs. This year a sound system will be used to help the voices of the young actors reach the spectators. In the event of rain, the show will be moved to Evangelical Lutheran Church.

The characters are as follows: Peter Pan, Fiona Burke; Wendy, Kayleigh Smith; John, David Jeu; Michael, William Schemel, Spencer Swam; Tinker Bell, Caroline Schemel; Captain Hook, Francis Peet; Mrs. Darling, Mary Hudzinski; Mr. Darling, Brittaney Ash; Jane, Megan Swam;

the Lost Boys - Zach Hendricks, Olivia Esche, Savanah Stahl, Miriam Thornton, Abby Zimmerman, Abby Faler; the pirates - Evelyn Travis, Alex Lukow, Kelli Meyer, Meghan Bowman, Owen Peet, Alex Collins, Annabelle McCullough, Naomi Thornton; Tiger Lily, Marjorie Thornton; Indians, Karlee Hendricks, Peter Schemel; mermaids, Brittaney Ash, Megan Swam; Never Bird, Emma Zimmerman; Nana, Caleb Jeu; Crocodile, Andrew Burke, Mary Hudzinski, Tyler Eby; the Smallest Star, Hannah Stull; Shadow, Owen Peet; and wolf, Owen Peet.

The crew consist of: stage manager, Ellen Burke; sound designer, John Holliday; stage crew, Rachel Travis, Reuben Thornton, Melody Tabor, John Tabor and Josh Jeu.