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Events

When:

Saturday, November 11, 2017
6:00–7:00 p.m.

Where:

Adelphi University
Performing Arts Center
Multipurpose Rooms, 215 & 216
 
 

Peter And the Starcatcher Alumni Reception


Join Adelphi alumni, friends, and the cast of Peter And the Starcatcher for an exclusive alumni pre-reception on Saturday, November 11th from 6:00p.m. – 7:00 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center, Multipurpose Rooms.

There is no cost for the pre-reception, but please remember to purchase your show tickets!

RSVP to alumni@adelphi.edu or 516.877.3470 by Wednesday, November 8th.


About the Play:

Tony-winning Peter and the Starcatcher upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan).  From marauding pirates and jungle tyrants to unwilling comrades and unlikely heroes, Peter and the Starcatcher playfully explores the depths of greed and despair…and the bonds of friendship, duty and love.

A young orphan and his mates are shipped off from Victorian England to a distant island ruled by the King Zarboff.  They know nothing of the mysterious trunk in the captain’s cabin, which contains a precious, otherworldly cargo.  At sea, the boys are discovered by a precocious young girl named Molly, a Starcatcher-in-training who realizes that the trunk’s precious cargo is starstuff, a celestial substance so powerful that it must never fall into the wrong hands.  When the hip is taken over by pirates – led by the fearsome Black Stache, a villain determined to claim the trunk and its treasures for his own – the journey quickly becomes a thrilling adventure.


About the Director:

Jamianne Devlin graduated from Adelphi University in 2007 with her BFA in Performing Arts: Acting.  Upon graduating from Adelphi University, she served as an Assistant Stage Manager/Production Assistant for The Radio City Christmas Spectacular Tour which was performed at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry.  As an actress, she traveled to thirty-eight states while performing with the Hampstead Stage Company (2009-2011) as well as performing at Fulham Palace (THE WAR PARTY) and King’s College Chapel (LA FORTERESSE DU DANUBE) in LondonBOSTON ACTING CREDITS:  The Footlight Club’s WAIT UNTIL DARK (Susy Hendrix), CompanyOne’s SHE KILLS MONSTERS (Vera/The Beholder), and was a cast member at the BOSTON TEA PARTY SHIPS AND MUSEUM (Elizabeth Hunt Parker).  FILM/TV CREDITS: Universal Picture’s R.I.P.D. (2011) and Shonda Rhime’s pilot GUILDED LILIES (2012).  In 2010, she directed a cast of Alumni in Anton Dudley’s edWARd2, a modern adaptation of Christopher Marlowe’s EDWARD II.  The production was part of the Dublin Gay International Theatre Festival and was awarded the Edward Hilton Prize for Best Direction and Concept.  In December 2014, she graduated from London’s Royal Central School of Speech and Drama where she earned her Masters Degree in Actor Training and Coaching.  While studying at Central, she served as an Assistant Director/Dramaturg for Steve Dyke’s THE HAPPINESS COMPARTMENT (Rose Bruford College) and an Acting Coach for Central’s touring production of THE DREAMS OF SLEEPING BEAUTY (performed at the World Famous Minack Theatre in Cornwall, England).   She returned to Adelphi in 2015, to direct THE AMISH PROJECT and is currently a proud member of the Adjunct Faculty within the Department of Theatre Arts. 

 
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