The Christmas present this yr at Waterside Arts Centre, Sale in Manchester is introduced by tutti frutti and York Theatre Royal. Underneath a Magical Moon – a re-imagining of Peter Pan as retold by Wendy Darling – is written by main playwright Mike Kenny, and is suited greatest to youngsters aged round Three-12, and their households.
The scene is ready within the small backyard of the three youngsters – Wendy, John and Michael, and takes place someday after the occasions in Neverland. They are tenting out in a single day, and Wendy relates the story of Peter Pan for the boys, with the three of them taking part in all the characters.
Wendy is older, and is aware of she is starting to lose her innocence and 'develop up', and the three youngsters all contemplate what this can imply, and the way they really feel in regards to the inevitability. It's properly executed, and left me questioning when it was that I finished being excited by the thought of a backyard camp out.
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