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The Old Rep Theatre have today announced their Christmas show for 2023 will be family favourite Peter Pan The Musical, flying into Birmingham on Tuesday 5 December and will run until Sunday 31 December.

This will mark the eighth Christmas production that The Old Rep have produced alongside the BOA Group.

This musical adventure follows the Darling children, Wendy, John, and little Michael as they embark on a voyage to Neverland with Peter Pan. Here they encounter a host of surprises from fantastical fairies and carnivorous crocodile to pack the pugnacious pirates led by the infamous Captain Hook himself!

Watch as Wendy and her brothers navigate the skies, flying over oceans to the enchanting world of eternal youth. Indulge in nostalgia as you join Peter Pan and his band of mischievous Lost Boys on a journey that will whisk you away and remind you of what it is to be a child again.

This swashbuckling production promises to be packed with captivating costumes, spectacular songs, creative choreography, and fantastic flying sequences. Peter Pan The Musical will be an unforgettable theatrical extravaganza making it an unmissable family treat.

Kate Tague, Chief Executive of the BOA Group said: “We are delighted to be announcing this year’s Christmas production is Peter Pan. This professional production will include leading talent from across the region alongside some of Birmingham’s very best up and coming performers.”

“Drawing on the experience of the students, staff, alumni and partners of the BOA Group, this family favourite will be brought to life with fantastic special effects and digital scenery, celebrating classic British literature in the historic surroundings of the Old Rep Theatre. We can’t wait to see you there!”

Principal of BOA Stage and Screen Production Academy, Michael Painter, also added: “We are incredibly excited about this production of Peter Pan! To ensure it is truly special, we are making the very best of all the industry links, expertise, and innovation that BOA Group has to offer. We are drawing on leading creative professionals from across the city, paring them with fresh BOA talent, and providing them the facilities and resources to realise a magical vision for the show.”

“We intend to do justice to this beautiful story and world-renowned British musical adaptation by honouring its’ traditional flavour, embracing the nuances of our Victorian repertory theatre, whilst celebrating new technology and innovation. This one is not to be missed!”

There will be Preview performances on Tuesday 5 December and Wednesday 6 December, both 7pm. British Sign Language (BSL) interpreted performances on Friday 15 December (10.15am) and Thursday 28 December (2.30pm). As well as Relaxed performances on Wednesday 13 December (10.15am) and Friday 29 December (2.30pm).

Tickets are on sale Friday 23rd June at 10am. For further information, call Box Office on 0121 359 9444 or visit oldreptheatre.co.uk.