“Lost Boys” from PAN the musical at the Historic Lincoln Theater, September 2013. Book, music and lyrics by Conrad Askland based on “Peter and Wendy” by JM Barrie.
I wrote “PAN the musical” for META Performing Arts, a youth theater non-profit group in Mount Vernon, WA. PAN is a new version of the Peter Pan story that combined audience interaction, songs for children and some high brow musical theater as well. One critic said it was the perfect show for children AND adults to enjoy together.
PAN the musical website at: http://www.PanMusical.com
The scripts and scores are completed for my latest musical – “PAN” (http://www.PanMusical.com). Even though the show had a community theater premiere in Sept. 2013, the follow-up process of completing the scores is very intense. Edits to script and score from the live run have to be incorporated. Tech notes, alternate melodies, clarifications to script and tech, and the never ending process of adding as much complete information as possible to the final orchestral score.
The review is in for C.L. Askland’s “PAN the musical” world premiere!
From reviewer Lily Olason from Entertainment News Northwest Magazine:
“Askland creates more magic”
“…this show delights believers of any age”
“Askland’s take on the Neverlandian pirate troupe is excellent”
“Captain Hook (Peter Whited) is delightfully menacing”
“Throughout, the musicality and original score stuns”
“It’s as much fun to watch the show as to listen”
“The aesthetics of this show…are a knockout”
“Choreographed fabulously by Glynna Goff”
“Forty-year-olds will love this as much as their third-grader”
“It is certainly appropriate for kids”
PAN the musical “asks the big questions, it makes you think, and hands you a mirror”
“Pan: The Musical is a local, skilled and professional-caliber production with a big heart”
Cover articles from Cascadia Weekly magazine and the Skagit Herald newspaper on my latest theater work, “PAN the musical”. Previous cover articles included Entertainment News Northwest magazine. Thank you very much to these publications for supporting new theater works. For more info about my treatment of JM Barrie’s “Peter and Wendy” story visit http://www.PanMusical.com
Check out my latest theater work, “PAN the musical“, premiering Sept. 20 thru Oct. 6, 2013 at the Historic Lincoln Theatre in Mount Vernon, WA. Thank you to Entertainment News Northwest magazine for this great cover article on the show.
August 6, 2013 – Mount Vernon, WA:
PAN the musical world premiere will run Sept. 20 – Oct. 6, 2013 at the Lincoln Theater in Mount Vernon, WA.
Peter Pan comes to life with a cast over 40 strong in this live musical stage production. Fun audience interaction, melodramatic suspense, vaudeville gags and high brow musical theater combine to delight adults and children alike. Share this classic tale with your family while you help Peter Pan and the Lost Boys defeat the Pirates of Neverland.
A world premiere musical by Conrad Askland. Directed by Joe Bowen and presented by META Performing Arts. An interactive family friendly experience. The classic story for a new generation.
PAN the musical 2013 trailer
PAN 2013 Performance Dates
Friday, Sep 20, 7:00 pm
Saturday, Sep 21, 7:00 pm
Sunday, Sep 22, 2:00 pm
Friday, Sep 27, 7:00 pm
Saturday, Sep 28, 2:00 pm
Sunday, Sep 29, 2:00 pm
Thursday, Oct 3, 7:00 pm
Friday, Oct 4, 7:00 pm
Saturday, Oct 5, 7:00 pm
Sunday, Oct 6, 2:00 pm
Reserved seating ticket prices: $20, $17, $15, and $10 available now plus a special $10 bargain show on Thursday, Oct. 3, 7:00 pm – all seats first come first served night of the performance – tickets available two hours prior to curtain.
Fair warning: The first couple rows may get wet!
AUDITION NOTICE – Auditions for PAN the musical will be Tues. May 28 and Wed. May 29, 2013 from 6-9pm at the Lincoln Theater in Mount Vernon, WA. This is a new family-friendly creation by Conrad Askland based on JM Barrie’s 1911 book “Peter and Wendy”. Join Peter Pan, Hook, Wendy and the Lost Boys on their adventures in Neverland. The classic story for a new generation.
For more info and to schedule auditions visit the Peter Pan musical website at PanMusical.com