Bundaberg Mayor Mal Forman spends some time catching up with Peter Pan and Tinker Bell.
Bundaberg Mayor Mal Forman spends some time catching up with Peter Pan and Tinker Bell.

Peter Pan and Tinker Bell move into Bundy

A CLASSIC fairytale will come to life at the Moncrieff Theatre when Pilotlight Productions presents the World Premiere of Peter Pan - The Second Star.

In the tradition of classic family entertainment comes this original sequel which follows the adventures of a new generation of Darling children, who live in Queensland.

Mayor Mal Forman, Cr Wayne Honor, Cr Judy Peters and Bundaberg Regional Council CEO Peter Byrne were treated to a sneak preview when they sat in the audience at the Isis Cultural Centre for a special performance on Wednesday night.

Cr Forman said he was impressed by the enthusiasm of the children and the overall talent of the cast.

"Tony Carey has shown himself to be extremely talented and has achieved a production with original songs to go with the much-loved tale of Peter Pan," Cr Forman said.

Two special performances will be offered to school students in the region on Friday, June 21 at 9am and noon.

Schools may book on 4126 2323, at a cost of $2 per student.

Two general sessions will take place on Saturday, June 22 at 7pm and Sunday, June 23 at 2pm.

Tickets will be available at the door at $15 for adults, $10 for pensioners and students and $5 for under-12s.

Seating is reserved.

Peter Pan - The Second Star is the first major musical theatre production from Pilotlight Productions which has garnered praise across the region for the results of its training members in stagecraft and theatre arts.

The production represents a major milestone for the group, bringing together all the different theatre disciplines for a spectacular show.

The musical has been written and composed by Pilotlight president and musical director and Childers local Tony Carey based on the characters created by Sir James Barrie.

It is a sequel to the original Peter Pan musical play, presenting a new adventure for a new generation.

In another twist on the famous children's tale, Peter Pan and Tinker Bell find Wendy, John and little Michael Darling living near Bundaberg, bringing Neverland and its wonders much closer to home.