The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director) and Lythgoe Family Productions (LFP) present this year’s Panto at the Playhouse PETER PAN AND TINKER BELL A PIRATES CHRISTMAS. The cast features Sabrina Carpenter as “Wendy” (“Girl Meets World”, Hollywood Records recording artist), John O’Hurley (“Seinfeld,” Broadway’s Chicago, “Dancing With The Stars,” National Tour and Vegas production of Spamalot) as Captain Hook, Parvesh Cheena (NBC’s “Outsourced”, “A to Z” and “Transformers Rescue Bots”) as Smee, Chrissie Fit (“Pitch Perfect 2,” “Teen Beach Movie”) as Tinker Bell, Kevin Quinn as “Peter Pan” (“Bunk’d,” Season 12 of “American Idol”, “Adventures in Babysitting”), Nikki SooHoo as “Tiger Lily” (“The Lovely Bones,” “Bring It On: Fight to the Finish” and “Stick It”), Corey Fogelmanis as “John” (“Girl Meets World”), and August Maturo as “Michael” (“Girl Meets World”).
PETER PAN AND TINKER BELL A PIRATES CHRISTMAS plays through January 3, 2016 at The Pasadena Playhouse.
Returning from last year’s hugely successful Panto at The Playhouse production of Sleeping Beauty and Her Winter Knight, will be director Bonnie Lythgoe (“So You Think You Can Dance”), choreographer Spencer Liff (Emmy nominee “So You Think You Can Dance”) and musical director Michael Orland (“American Idol”). The book is by Kris Lythgoe, scenic and costume design by Lythgoe Family Productions, and the LFP producers include Becky Baeling Lythgoe and Kris Lythgoe.
Lythgoe Family Productions produces fun, musical theatre the whole family can enjoy. Known for their creativity and involvement in television hits “American Idol” and “So You Think You Can Dance,” the Lythgoes are dedicated to bringing affordable theatre to families across America. Based on the Grimm fairytales and others, each story has been modernized with topical scripts for parents and well known pop songs for kids. The Lythgoes pride themselves on creating a memorable experience a family can share together. Past Panto at The Playhouse productions include: Sleeping Beauty and Her Winter Knight starring Olivia Holt and Lucy Lawless, A Snow White Christmas starring Ariana Grande and Neil Patrick Harris and Aladdin and His Winter Wish starring Ben Vereen, Bruce Vilanch, and Ashley Argota.