Bedlam returns to Off-Broadway, bringing their high-energy, stripped-down aesthetic to a new production of J.M. Barrie’s classic tale of Neverland. More…
Join the Darling children as they follow Peter Pan and Tinker Bell to Neverland, where children never grow old. Bedlam's cast of six will inhabit all of Barrie's 25 characters including Pirates, the Lost Boys, Indians, and the maniacal Captain Hook. Recommended for ages 14+, but may be suitable for mature audiences, 12+. Contains adult situations.
See it if You love Bedlam and want to support them, hell or high water.
Don't see it if You love Bedlam and would like to keep doing so. An indulgent, embarrassing mess, overly conceptual & dead on arrival.
See it if you are a fan of the original novel and want to see an intelligent and thoughtful deconstruction of some of its more adult themes.
Don't see it if you don't know the original, are looking for a fully successful theatrical work, want clear storytelling, dislike overtly sexual material.
See it if you are a hardcore theatre fan who wants to see everything or are a dedicated Bedlam fan.
Don't see it if expect to see a coherent story with well defined characters and plot.
See it if You’re looking for an experimental theatre piece & comfortable seeing a deconstructed take that doesn’t fully follow the original narrative
Don't see it if You’re a fan of the original play. You’re looking for an easy to follow adaptation of Peter Pan. This is not a family experience.
See it if You enjoy Bedlam productions, appreciate a free-wheeling production, have a silly sense of humor, and love Peter Pan.
Don't see it if Expect a faithful adaptation of the original or need a conventional story line. Would be confusing if you didn’t know the Peter Pan story.
See it if you want to empathize with actors as they explore a text with an audience, and learn what the source material means to them on a gut level.
Don't see it if you don't like Wooster group, studio seating, The Deuce, post-modernism, surly Darlings, I Love Lucy, UNO, repetition...
See it if you're sick to death of boring theater and you want to be inspired by great actors and design. best show I've seen in a long time
Don't see it if you liked the one with Allison Williams, but seriously it is a very hip interpretation for a sophisticated contemporary theater viewer
See it if You love Bedlam, want to laugh your butt off and appreciate unconventional adaptations. It's really sexy too! Had a great time with friends!
Don't see it if you are expecting your Grandma's Peter Pan. Meaning, the same version you've seen 500 times. This is a totally original production.
See it if You love moving, hilarious, incredibly acted and out-of-the-box theatre. Every moment is rich, nuanced and gorgeously rendered. Truly unique
Don't see it if You want a traditional, Disney-like retelling of the story, or have really strict opinions on what Peter Pan "should be."
See it if You enjoy being intellectually engaged and want to see a new exciting take on an old classic. Visually beautiful and playful style.
Don't see it if You don’t like downtown theater and can’t think outside of the box. You have limited ability to connect ideas and abstract thoughts.