Glenbard East traveling children’s theater to present ‘Peter Pan’

The Glenbard East theater department and forensics team will present Disney Jr’s enchanting production, “Peter Pan,” presented through a special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).

This traveling winter production of “Peter Pan” will first tour Marquardt Elementary District 15 elementary schools before flying into Rider Hall at Glenbard East, on Friday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 17 at 2 p.m.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students and senior citizens.

Tickets are available at

Take a photo onstage with the cast for $5 after Saturday’s 2 p.m. show. Glenbard East is at 1014 S. Main St. in Lombard.

Under the direction of Micki Marin-Bunting, join Peter Pan (portrayed by Avery Corral) and Tinkerbell (Tiffany Huels) as they lead Wendy (Corinne Petiprin) and her brothers (Erik Vasquez and Quinn McIntosh) on an enthralling journey to the mystical land of Neverland. But beware, as Captain Hook (Sal Manfre), his assistant Smee (McKenna Schanks), and their band of pirates plot to thwart our heroes at every turn.

The cast includes: Drew Abel, Kiera Alcantara, Alyssa/Wheezy Cantón Ahlgrim, Jordan Carino, Ari Bennett, Ace Escamilla, Caleb Freaney, Grey Gannon, Jilly Gorvett, Tiffany Huels, Alexis Hoey, Meri Hoske, Carli Johnson, Annalee Kalbfleisch, Taylor Kowallis, Erik Vazquez, Ivonne Vazquez, Leo Luchtmann, Aeryn MacShane, Sal Manfre, Quinn McIntosh, Gianna Mitchell, Angel Millan, Yahia Nabil, Sophia Opila, Maxine Pascasio, Allie Piña, Corrine Petiprin, Maddie Cook, Madelyn Roecker, McKenna Schanks, Riley Tessler, Olive Turner, Elle Turner, Tricia Tran, Jake Velasco, MJ Acuna, Kate Eckhart, Avery Corral, Maxx Weinsheim, Jeronimo Valencia Castrillon and Giuliana Lorenzini.

The crew includes: Stephanie Cao, Rowan Chavez, Jason Cisnero, Cheyanne Christian, Christina Chiero, Liv Gomez, Maritza Grimaldo, Molly Howser, Melissa Jimenez, Anya Khan, Annalee Kalbfleisch, Meri Hoske, Hayley Mette, Charlotte Martin, Ava McGee, Leo McIntosh, Jenna Pope, Estrella Pedroza, Ethan Reinholtz, Elias Rose, Kat Theusch, Olive Turner, Owen Voke, Sarah Weiberg and Beatriz Zactazi.

The production staff includes: director: Micki Marin-Bunting; choreographers: Micki Marin-Bunting, Olive Turner, and Andy Bero; technical director: Andy Bero; sound design: Josh Rubin; and costume design: Kimberly Anderson.

The student-production staff crew heads include: assistant director: Cheyanne Christian; stage manager: Ave McGee; dance captain: Olive Turner; music director: Annalee Kalbfleisch; costumes: Charlotte Martin; lighting: Ethan Reinholtz; props: Kat Theusch; set: Christina Chiero and Tess Welninski; production design: Sarah Weiberg; publicity: Owen Voke; and sound: Jason Kane Cisnero and Elias Rose.

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