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Avon Theatre
May 21 – October 27 |
Opens June 15


Adapted by Ella Hickson

From the book by J.M. Barrie

Directed by Thomas Morgan Jones

Choreographed by Jera Wolfe

North American Première


Ella Hickson's smash adaptation of J.M. Barrie's beloved Peter Pan puts Wendy centre stage in a reimagined journey to Neverland, home of Hook and the Lost Boys. Join Wendy Darling, Peter Pan and all your favourite characters in this thoroughly modern adventure that delivers the same unforgettable thrills, spills and fairy dust of the original tale.

Production support is generously provided by The Schulich Foundation.



    Portrait of Cynthia Jimenez-Hicks
    Cynthia Jimenez-Hicks


    2024: Wendy in Wendy and Peter Pan and Philarmonus in Cymbeline. Stratford debut. Elsewhere: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Broadway and San Francisco Companies); Play That Goes Wrong (Neptune); A Christmas Carol, The Party, The Candidate (Citadel); Girls Like That (Tarragon); This London Life (Grand); Boys, Girls and Other Mythological Creatures (Carousel Players). Film/TV: From (MGM), Barbelle (Boss&Co), Marry F Kill (Incendo), Law & Order (Citytv), Murdoch Mysteries (CBC), Hudson & Rex (Citytv), Love's Match (Champlain Spring Prod), In the Dark (CW). Training: National Theatre School. Online:, @cynthia.jimenez.hicks. Et cetera: Thank you Emma and my family for their endless support. I'd like to dedicate this season to all the shooting stars we have lost since 2020. And to Cameron, for teaching me how to fly.

    Portrait of Jake Runeckles
    Jake Runeckles
    Peter Pan

    (she/her) Birmingham Conservatory, 2018

    2024: Peter Pan in Wendy and Peter Pan and Lady in Waiting in Cymbeline. Second season. Stratford: The Neverending Story, Henry VIII, The Crucible. Elsewhere: I and You (Outlook Theatre), The Secret Garden (Young People's Theatre), The Nails (SummerWorks), Animal Nature (Clay and Paper Theatre). Film/TV: Impulse. Training: George Brown Theatre School, Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre. Online: @jakeruneckles.

    Portrait of Laura Condlln
    Laura Condlln

    (she/her) Birmingham Conservatory, 2004/2005

    2024: Malvolio in Twelfth Night and Hook in Wendy and Peter Pan. 16th season. Stratford (selected): Pauline (Casey and Diana), Mary Shelley (Frankenstein Revived), Emelia (Othello), Irene Malloy (Matchmaker), Mistress Page (Merry Wives of Windsor), Mrs. Darling (Peter Pan), Ashley (Virgin Trial), Chrysothemis (Elektra), Helena (Midsummer Night's Dream), Audrey (As You Like It), Chorus Leader (Bakkhai). Elsewhere (selected): 15 Dogs (Crow's); goldfish (Here For Now); Fun Home (Mirvish/Musical Stage Company); A Delicate Balance, Idomeneus, The Heidi Chronicles, Of Human Bondage, The Crucible, The Norman Conquests (Soulpepper); An Enemy of the People, Sextet (Tarragon); Chimerica (Canadian Stage/MTC); THIS, Beckett: Feck It! (Canadian Stage); Top Girls (Segal Centre); 4:48 Psychosis (Necessary Angel). Awards: Dora nominee/winner, two-time Toronto Theatre Critics award winner. Film/TV: The Players (dir. Sarah Galea-Davis), Wilfred (dir. Samuel Davey), The Lake (Amazon), Nurses (Global), Murdoch Mysteries (CBC). Et cetera: For Jnr, thank you.

    Portrait of Nestor Lozano Jr.
    Nestor Lozano Jr.


    2024: Tink in Wendy and Peter Pan and appears in Salesman in China. Second season. Stratford: Angel Dumott Schunard in Rent and Mrs. Whatsit in A Wrinkle in Time. Elsewhere: The Wizard in The Wizard of Oz: The Panto (Drayton Entertainment); Miss Understanding in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (Stage West Calgary); Derrick in Peter Pan: The Panto (Neptune Theatre); Papa Ogre/Bear in Shrek The Musical (Globe Theatre). Training: Bachelor of Music Theatre Performance, Sheridan College; Wexford Performing Arts. Online: @nestorlozanojr. Et cetera: Love to family, friends, 10 Talent and the Festival. Nestor dedicates this season to all the little fairies - may all your dreams come true with faith, trust and a little bit of pixie dust. 

    Portrait of Tara Sky
    Tara Sky
    Tiger Lily


    2024: Queen Soldier in Cymbeline and Tiger Lily in Wendy and Peter Pan. Fourth season. Stratford: Cordelia in King Lear, Ginette Ménard in Les Belles-Soeurs and Beth Summers in 1939. Elsewhere: Christine in Where the Blood Mixes (Soulpepper); Ensemble in Reasonable Doubt (Persephone Theatre); Celeste in Think of the Children, Ensemble in Serious Money, Joan and Jennifer in 7 Stories, Ensemble in We came from dust, Banquo and Lady Macduff in Macbeth (NTS); Young Grete in Holy Mothers (SummerWorks); Angel in Nativity (NAC). Film/TV: Delivery, The River You Step In, Ruby Sky P.I. Training: National Theatre School of Canada, Etobicoke School of the Arts. Instagram:, @taraskybeads. Et cetera: Thank you, ʼanálhzaqʷ, to the trailblazers who paved the way for me to be on stages like this one.

    Portrait of George Absi
    George Absi


    2024: Angelique in La Cage aux Folles and Nibs in Wendy and Peter Pan. Stratford debut. Elsewhere: Chris, Mrs (Winter Garden); Angel in Kinky Boots, The Wizard in Wizard of Oz: The Panto, Understudy in Mamma Mia, Buttons in Newsies, Ensemble in Sleeping Beauty: The Panto, Jimmy in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (Drayton Entertainment); Beauty and The Beast (Neptune Theatre); Narrator in Notre Dame de Paris (Betty Oliphant Theatre). Choreography: Assistant Choreographer: The Prom, Mamma Mia (Theatre Aquarius); Choreographer at Diamond Tooth Gerties. Film/TV: The Boys, Once Upon A Time, Handmaid's Tale, Full Out, Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist, Let's Go Luna. Choreography for Schitt's Creek, Slumberland, Canada's Got Talent, Ukulele U, Shakin In Them Boots. Online: @georgeabsi. Et cetera: George dedicates this season to the memory of his grandparents.

    Portrait of Sean Arbuckle
    Sean Arbuckle
    Mr. Darling
    2024: Georges in La Cage aux Folles and Mr. Darling in Wendy and Peter Pan. 22nd season. Stratford (selected): Casey and Diana, Frankenstein Revived, Richard III, Serving Elizabeth, Guys and Dolls, Julius Caesar, 42nd Street, A Little Night Music, The Neverending Story, Pericles, King John, The Pirates of Penzance, Titus Andronicus, Three Sisters, The Merchant of Venice, Cabaret, Trojan Women, The Tempest, As You Like It, Timon of Athens, The Swanne: Princess Charlotte, Macbeth, London Assurance, Twelfth Night, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. Elsewhere (selected): Casey and Diana (Soulpepper); The Immigrant (Harold Green); London Road (Canadian Stage, Dora Award); Othello (Segal Centre); The Winter's Tale (McCarter/Shakespeare Theatre); Phèdre (A.C.T.); Humble Boy (Pioneer Theatre); A Christmas Carol, The Turn of the Screw (Grand Theatre); The Importance of Being Earnest (Roundabout); Copenhagen (US national tour). Film/TV:12 Monkeys, Mayday, Murdoch Mysteries, Dark Matter, Reign, Defiance. Training: Juilliard.
    Portrait of David Ball
    David Ball
    2024: Phaedra in La Cage aux Folles and understudy in Wendy and Peter Pan. Stratford debut. Elsewhere: Roger Larson in Kelly v. Kelly (Musical Stage Company); 7 seasons at the Shaw Festival including Cabaret, Sweeney Todd, Guys and DollsThe Next Whisky Bar, Grand Hotel, Sweet Charity, and more; Robbie Ross in The Judas Kiss, Hedwig in Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Talk Is Free); Ren in Footloose (Rainbow Stage); Anne of Green Gables (Charlottetown Festival); Awards: Extraordinary Award, Saunderson Award - Shaw Festival; Brian Linehan Triple Threat Award - Sheridan College (3-Time Winner); Emerging Artist Award - Barrie Arts Awards. Et cetera: Love to M&D&J&S&E. This one's for all the little boys out there, dancing in their friend's basement in pink plastic kitten heels. Keep dancing. One day they'll let you do it on the Stratford stage.


    Portrait of Noah Beemer
    Noah Beemer
    2024: Arviragus in Cymbeline and John in Wendy and Peter Pan. Third season. Stratford: Charles Wallace in A Wrinkle in Time, Paul in Rent, Ensemble in Finally There's Sun. Elsewhere: Jack in Into the Woods, Tobias in Sweeney Todd (Dora Nomination), Bosie in The Judas Kiss (Talk Is Free Theatre); Tinman in The Wizard of Oz: The Panto (Drayton Entertainment); Ricky in Ride the Cyclone, Sky in Mamma Mia! (Tweed and Company); Lampwick in Pinocchio (Young People's Theatre); Gabriel in Kiss of the Spider Woman (Eclipse Theatre). Training: Bachelor of Music Theatre Performance, Sheridan College; Mechanicals Program, Factory Theatre. Et cetera: Noah would like to say a big thank you to his family and friends for all their love and support!
    Portrait of James Daly
    James Daly


    2024: Jean-Michel in La Cage aux Folles and Martin in Wendy and Peter Pan. Second season. Stratford: Sir Robin (cover) in Monty Python's Spamalot. Elsewhere: Dracula: A Comedy of Terrors (New World Stages - Off-Broadway); Damn Yankees, Grand Hotel, Oh, What A Lovely War, "Master Harold"…and the Boys, Uncle Vanya, Peter and the Starcatcher, Light Up The Sky (Shaw Festival); Dracula: A Comedy of Terrors, Mythic (Segal Centre); Cabaret (Grand Theatre); The Millennial Malcontent (Tarragon Theatre); Sleeping Beauty (Ross Petty Productions); The Rocky Horror Show (STC); Next to Normal (Clearwater Theatre). Film/TV: Letterkenny, Workin' Moms, Frankie Drake Mysteries, Saving Hope. Training: National Theatre School of Canada. Awards: Toronto Theatre Critics' Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Play (Master Harold… and the Boys). Online: @jamespatrickdaly.


    Portrait of Aidan deSalaiz
    Aidan deSalaiz

    (he/him) Birmingham Conservatory, 2006

    2024: Francis in La Cage aux Folles and Pirate in Wendy and Peter Pan. Sixth season. Stratford: Monty Python's Spamalot, Caesar and Cleopatra, Shrew, Romeo and Juliet, Pentecost, Of Mice and Men, Othello, Coriolanus, Twelfth Night, Much Ado.... Elsewhere: Baker - Into the Woods (Winter Garden/New Zealand, Dora nom.); Oscar Wilde - The Judas Kiss (Talk Is Free); Jamie - The Last Five Years (Neptune); Emmett - Legally Blonde (Theatre Aquarius); Robbie - Wedding Singer (Stage West, Calgary Critics nom.) Other highlights: The Best Brothers (Western Canada Theatre/TNW); Having Hope At Home (Neptune); A Christmas Carol, The Wild Guys (Grand Theatre); Lucky Stiff, Spamalot (Drayton); Red, Cabaret, The Mousetrap (Aquarius); Sherlock Holmes (MTC); Lies My Father Told Me (Segal Centre); Visiting Mr. Green (Harold Green), Altar Boyz (Angelwalk Toronto). Training: Toronto Met (BFA - Theatre). Awards: Chalmers Apprentice Award. Et cetera: Love to Billy and my family.

    Portrait of Justin Eddy
    Justin Eddy
    2024: Michael in Wendy and Peter Pan and Chinese Opera Performer, Theatre Patron in Salesman in China. Second season. Stratford: Richard II, Grand Magic, Love's Labour's Lost. Elsewhere: Gilbert Blythe in Anne of Green Gables - The Musical, Tell Tale Harbour (The Charlottetown Festival); Cinderella, Elf the Musical, Hello, Dolly!, Les Misérables: School Edition, Evita, A Christmas Carol, Home for the Holidays (Grand Theatre); The Great Cosmic Crisis (Theatre Direct); 365 Days/365 Plays, Everybody, The Most Offending Soul Alive, Bonus Points If You Have Air Conditioning (National Theatre School). Training: National Theatre School of Canada. Online:, @jstneddy. Et cetera: Justin dedicates this season to his family; blood and chosen.
    Portrait of Sara-Jeanne Hosie
    Sara-Jeanne Hosie


    2024: Mme. Dindon, Mme. Renaud in La Cage aux Folles and Smee in Wendy and Peter Pan. Fourth season. Stratford: AD: Man of La Mancha, A Little Night Music; Choreographer: Private Lives. Elsewhere: Miss Stacy in Anne, Tanya in Mamma Mia! (Charlottetown Festival); The Villain in the Ross Petty Pantos (5 Seasons); Myth of the Ostrich, Take Care (Here For Now); Kate in The Wild Party, Charlotte in Falsettos (Musical Stage); Mary in Mary Poppins, Fantine in Les Miserables, Alison in Fun Home (Arts Club); Baker's Wife in Into the Woods (Neptune); Velma in Chicago (Mayfield); Rona in Spelling Bee (Belfry); Les Belles-Soeurs (Nat'l Tour); All Shook Up, Bittergirl (Drayton). Direction & Choreography: Kiss of the Spider Woman (Eclipse); My Fair Lady (Bluebridge); Buddy Holly (Chemainus); Out of Order (Drayton); Godspell, Altar Boyz, SUDS (Arts Club). Online: @sjhosie. Et cetera: SJ owns FAWN at 13 York Street (@fawn.overyou).

    Portrait of Wahsontí:io Kirby
    Wahsontí:io Kirby

    Birmingham Conservatory, 2022/23

    2024: Cornelius in Cymbeline and Tootles in Wendy and Peter Pan. Fourth season. Stratford: Costard in Love's Labour's Lost, Angel in Richard II, Becky in Hamlet-911 and Evelyne Rice in 1939. Elsewhere: Stella in Celestial Bodies (Geordie Theatre); Friar Laurence in Romeo and Juliet (National Theatre School of Canada); Ensemble in Aqsarniit (Confederation Centre of the Arts, two seasons); Speck in Mistatim (Red Sky Productions - Prologue Showcase). Film/TV: Caitlin in Mohawk Girls (voiceover, four seasons). Training: Dawson College Professional Theatre Program; National Theatre School of Canada. Et cetera: Kanien'kehà:ka from Kahnawá:ke Mohawk Territory. Wahsontí:io dedicates this season to their family and friends. Tsi nèn:we enkonnoronhkhwá:ke.

    Portrait of Ayrin Mackie
    Ayrin Mackie
    Doc Swain


    2024: Babette in La Cage aux Folles and Doc Swain in Wendy and Peter Pan. Sixth season. Stratford: Monty Python's Spamalot, Frankenstein Revived, A Chorus Line (Sheila), A Little Night Music (Mrs.Segstrom), Man of La Mancha, Crazy for You, Sound of Music, Taming of the Shrew, Pirates of Penzance, Elektra. Elsewhere: Mirvish: The Wizard of Oz (Toronto & National Tour), Lord of the Rings (Eowyn), The Producers; Citadel/Theatre Calgary: Crazy for You (Polly), and West Side Story; Drayton: Lucky Stiff (Rita), How to Succeed... (Hedy LaRue), Cinderella (Baroness). Other: Mina Murray in Dracula: A Chamber Musical (INNERchamber concert); Annie in Lies My Father Told Me (Segal Centre). Et cetera: Ayrin is a mama to two incredible kiddos, 5 and 2 years old. She lives in Stratford and also loves teaching Kuundalini yoga...when she has a spare minute!


    Portrait of Marcus Nance
    Marcus Nance
    Doc Giles, Crocodile, Skylights
    2024: Jupiter in Cymbeline and Doc Giles, Crocodile, Skylights in Wendy and Peter Pan. 12th season. Stratford: Frankenstein Revived, Richard II, Why We Tell the Story, Billy Elliot, Little Shop..., Music Man, Guys and Dolls, HMS Pinafore, Carousel, Sound of Music, Crazy for You, Man of La Mancha, Camelot, Jesus Christ Superstar, Moby Dick, To Kill a Mockingbird, My One and Only. Broadway/Off-Broadway: La Bohème, Jesus Christ Superstar; Kismet, Of Thee I Sing (Encores!). Elsewhere: Natasha Pierre… Comet of 1812 (Crow's Theatre); HMS Pinafore (Vancouver Opera); Ragtime (Theatre Calgary); Follies (Koerner); Sweeney Todd, Floyd Collins, (Shaw); Wizard of Oz, Beauty and the Beast (Grand Theatre); Little Mermaid, Mikado (Drayton); Evangeline (Charlottetown); J.C.S. (La Jolla); Dark Star Requiem (Luminato); Porgy and Bess (Toronto Symphony); Elsewhereless (Tapestry). Film/TV: Queen Tut, Good Sam, Murdoch Mysteries, Departure, Mayday, Prodigal Son, The Producers. Training: Fresno State University. Online: Instagram: @nance.marcus.
    Portrait of David Andrew Reid
    David Andrew Reid


    2024: Bitelle in La Cage aux Folles and Pirate in Wendy and Peter Pan. Stratford debut. Elsewhere (Selected): Charlie in Brigadoon, (Shaw Festival/5th season); Lance Corporal Harold Dawson in A Few Good Men (Drayton Entertainment); Jamal in Escape to Margaritaville (Theatre Calgary); Beadle in Sweeney Todd (Talk Is Free Theatre); David Heard in Choir Boy (Canadian Stage); The Color Purple (Neptune Theatre); A Christmas Carol (Ross Petty Prodcutions); Sousatzka (Teatro Proscenium Ltd/Elgin Theatre). Choreography/Movement Direction: Into The Woods (Talk Is Free Theatre); Blackout (Musical Stage Company); Damn Yankees (Assistant/Shaw Festival). TV: Milo Strange in Murdoch Mysteries, Frankie Drake Mysteries (CBC); The Boys (Amazon Studios); American Gods (Starz). Training: Sheridan College. Instagram: @davidandrewreid. Et cetera: Jamaican (Xaymacan) by birth, Canadian (Kanatan) by choice. David is excited to be making his Stratford debut alongside great friends and colleagues. Thanks to the TH gang!

    Portrait of Agnes Tong
    Agnes Tong
    Mrs. Darling


    2024: Mrs. Darling in Wendy and Peter Pan and Liu Jun, Qiu in Salesman in China. Stratford debut. Elsewhere: Sarah in The Birds and The Bees, Beckett/Jasmine/Lenore in carried away on the crest of a wave, Connie in The Great Leap, Phyllis in The Shoplifters, Jess in King Charles III, Amanda in 4000 Miles (Arts Club Theatre); Janet in Kim's Convenience (Chemainus Theatre). Film/TV:A Million Little Things (ABC), Superman & Lois (CW), The Good Doctor (ABC), Charmed (CW), Under Wraps (Disney), The Romeo Section (CBC). Upcoming: recurring role in Ellen (new series), 1000xResist (video game). Training: Studio 58. Online: @aggyT. Etc: Agnes is a breathworker and her offerings can be found at Much love to her husband Brahm, her agents Josh and Candace, her director and friend Jovanni Sy for all the magic that has unfolded thus far.

    Portrait of Chris Vergara
    Chris Vergara


    2024: Jacob in La Cage aux Folles and Tom in Wendy and Peter Pan. Stratford debut. Elsewhere: Boutons in Cinderella, Charlie/Chadwick and Buddy u/s in Elf the Musical, Merrick and Michael u/s in Peter Pan (Neptune Theatre); Angel in Rent (Rainbow Stage); Nam in A Perfect Bowl of Pho (Toronto Fringe, Patrons' Pick Winner); A Christmas Carol (Magnus Theatre); Cannibal! The Musical (Starvox Entertainment, US première and North American Tour); High School Musical (Theatre Aquarius). Training: 9 Week Conservatory, Fiasco Theater (off Broadway, New York). Online: @verbitty. Et cetera: Pinoy ako. Out and proud. Thank you to my family, to my people, to 10 Talent. Endless gratitude for my husband Richard and his unwavering love and support. Trans Lives Matter. Drag is not a crime. What a dream come true.

    Thomas Morgan Jones

    (he/him) Michael Langham Workshop, 2010/11

    2024: Director of Wendy and Peter Pan. Fourth season. Stratford: Adaptor/Director: A Wrinkle in Time. Assistant Director: The Winter's Tale and The Grapes of Wrath. Instructor: Birmingham Conservatory (eight seasons). Elsewhere: Thomas is the artistic director of Prairie Theatre Exchange, Treaty 1 Territory. As a director, playwright, dramaturg and movement coach he has collaborated on over 75 plays for theatres nationally and internationally. Recent projects include: Director: Feast by Guillermo Verdecchia,The War Being Waged by Darla Contois (PTE). Training: MA, University of Toronto; BA, University of Guelph; Viewpoints and Suzuki Method of Actor Training with SITI Company and the Suzuki Company of Toga. Online: @thommorganjones (Twitter). Et cetera: Heartfelt thanks to Antoni & Keira. For Josie & Gabriel who are my happy thoughts.


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