"Cathy Rigby is Peter Pan!"

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Former Olympic gymnast revisits her Tony-nominated role of the ever-youthful Peter Pan complete with gravity-defying choreography

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Seating is fulfilled with no specific priority. Tickets can be picked-up starting April 20th at noon. Customers are encouraged to pick-up tickets in advance; customers exchanging a voucher on the day of the show should plan to arrive early.

Cathy Rigby is Peter Pan!

If Peter Pan competed in gymnastics, he’d probably be a gold medalist too. The way the sprightly forever-boy twists, tumbles, and flies through the air promises an impressive floor routine and makes it only natural that International Gymnastics Hall of Famer Cathy Rigby would fill his tights. Her years of competition—widely popularizing gymnastics with American audiences in the ’70s—combined with seven years of intense performing-arts training, vocal training, and pixie-dust baths readied her for Pan’s agile leaps and gravity-defying glides. The role first attracted her in 1991, for Broadway’s 35th Anniversary of Peter Pan, where she garnered a Tony nomination for Best Leading Actress and sparked her love affair with Neverland. <p>

In the years since, Cathy has revisited J.M. Barrie’s classic in increasingly colorful, awe-inspiring performances—a televised 2001 version of which earned two Emmys. In the latest incarnation, Cathy flies with Wendy, John, and Michael to her island outside of time, encountering fairies, pirates, and Native Americans along the way. Broadway’s Brent Barret dons the red coat of Captain Hook, whose pirate gang is forever at odds with Pan and his Lost Boys. Throughout the performance, Rigby tackles the acrobatics with gusto, prompting The L.A. Times to declare that “to see her fearless and ebullient flying, newly choreographed by Paul Rubin with even more athletic flips, is to suspect that the role actually functions as a youth elixir.”<p>

Cathy Rigby is Peter Pan! – “I Won’t Grow Up”
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Boch Center

The Boch Center's calendar of musicals, operas, rock concerts, dance productions, standup comedians, and classic-film screenings is a culmination of its decades as a Boston historical landmark. Starting out in 1925 as a "movie cathedral," the theater—then a renovated arts center capable of housing the most ambitiously scaled Broadway productions—morphed into the headquarters of the Boston Ballet. Throughout all its names and incarnations, the venue has retained the grandeur and luster of some long-lost wing of Versailles. In the lobby, dark-veined columns carved from imported marble vault skyward toward an arched ceiling and an enormous crystal chandelier that hangs like a pendulum from its center. In the theater itself, frescoes and intricate filigree surround the golden cupola that looms over a sea of scarlet velvet seats—a sight as awe-inspiring to audiences as it is terrifying to first-graders performing their first clarinet recital there.

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