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PETER PAN GOES WRONG : A NIGHT OF RAMSHACKLE REVELRY

To begin at the beginning.

Well, not quite.

Anyone got a hammer?

PETER PAN GOES WRONG goes awfully wrong before it begins as clueless stage hands ask entering audience members for tools and their assistance in running extension cords through the auditorium.

It’s surprising no one asked for a left handed screwdriver, a pointless nail or a wood magnet.

This pre-show palaver is a precursor of things to come in this accursed production of J.M. Barrie’s perennial story of stunted pubescence, belief in fairies and fearsome pirates presented by the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society Theatre, a company consisting of a cast and crew of unsurpassed incompetency, a nest of theatrical ninnies. Continue reading PETER PAN GOES WRONG : A NIGHT OF RAMSHACKLE REVELRY