Teens and tweens from all around the world are lying on the beach in the port town of Neverland. It is a metropolis, where tourists have fun, goods are loaded and young mavericks are forming their own community, unnoticed. Their leader: Peter Pan.
This re-working of the story of the boy who doesn’t want to grow up tells of a world in which young people set out on their own path to seek a new existence beyond traditions and family ties: they find replacement families among like-minded people, speak different languages but can still understand each other. They are spoiled and scruffy, they are their own bosses, they have shredded their biographies and are looking for new, non-traditional values and ideals.
Together with an international ensemble, director in residence Antú Romero Nunes uses motifs from J.M. Barrie’s ‘Peter Pan’ to tell a present-day story about cross-national cohabitation and work. Actors and actresses from six different countries meet each other and compose world music through their mix of languages.
An international co-production with various European partners
World premiere 12th October 2019, Thalia Theater