Peter pan

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Peter Pan gets the prequel treatment in Rep's "Peter and the Starcatcher"

Published April 18, 2015

Before the fairy tale riff "Peter and the Starcatcher" starts its run at the Milwaukee Rep on Tuesday, April 21, OnMilwaukee.com got a chance to chat with director Blake Robison about this particular Peter Pan retelling, making actors fly and why revisionist fairy tales are currently all the rage.

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Live "Peter Pan" performance didn't live up to expectations

Published Dec. 8, 2014

Last year, Carrie Underwood led a cast of musical theater performers in a production of the "Sound of Music Live!," that not only delivered a change in the normal programming, but it also drew in a large audience. NBC attempted to recapture the magic with "Peter Pan Live!" last week, and despite all the fairy dust in the world, it barely got off the ground.

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"The Pirate Fairy" is a fun, new tale from Neverland

Published March 31, 2014

On Tuesday, Disney releases "The Pirate Fairy" on a Blu-ray, DVD and digital combo pack, telling another tale from a place that's beyond the second star to the right and straight on till morning.

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Milwaukee Ballet dances on air in "Peter Pan"

Published May 7, 2012

The Milwaukee Ballet will present Peter Pan at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts May 10-13. The work will showcases the same classic storyline and the same impressive special effects (dancers in flight!) as its premiere performance, plus a few added twists.

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Up, up and away!

Published Nov. 13, 2007

It’s time for Balloon-A-Palooza, the largest balloon art exhibition in the country. It runs Nov. 17-25 at the Domes.