The adventure begins tomorrow at the Laguna Playhouse with Peter Pan and Tinker Bell: A Pirates’ Christmas

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham, Executive Director Ellen Richard, and Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP) are thrilled to announce that Lincoln Clauss (Broadway’s Bat Out of Hell) will star as “Peter Pan,” Dakota Lotus (Disney’s Coop & Cami Ask The World) will star as “John Darling,” Bryce Charles (Pasadena Playhouse Ragtime, The Book of Mormon) will star as “Wendy Darling,” Ben Giroux (Back to the 90s, Nickelodeon’s Henry Danger) will star as “Smee,” and Clarice Ordaz (So You Think You Can Dance) will star as “Tiger Lily” in Lythgoe Family Panto’s Peter Pan and Tinker Bell: A Pirates’ Christmas, written by Kris Lythgoe, with choreography by Kitty McNamee, musical direction by Doug Peck, and directed by BT McNicholl. 

They will join the previously announced TV and Broadway actor John O’Hurley (Seinfeld, Dancing with the Stars, Broadway’s Chicago) starring as “Captain Hook” and Ashley Argota (Laguna Playhouse’s Beauty and the Beast: A Christmas Rose) starring as “Tinker Bell.” 

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“Peter Pan and Tinker Bell: A Pirates’ Christmas” opens at the Playhouse tomorrow (Dec 4) 

Peter Pan and Tinker Bell: A Pirates’ Christmas will begin performances on Wednesday, Dec 4 and run through Sunday, Dec 29, with a press opening on Thursday, Dec 5 at 7 p.m. at the Laguna Playhouse. 

Peter Pan and Tinker Bell: A Pirates’ Christmas is a singing, swashbuckling adventure performed in the high-flying style of a British holiday Panto. Take off on a wild quest with Tinker Bell, Wendy, and Peter Pan as they try to put a stop to the plot of some dastardly pirates who plan to kidnap Peter as a present to Captain Hook. Filled with big laughs, magic, dancers, and contemporary songs by everyone from Taylor Swift to The Bee Gees, this family show has a little bit of something for everyone.

Performances are Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 7 p.m, and Saturdays and Sundays at 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. 

There will be added performances on Thursday, Dec 12 at 11 a.m. and Saturday, Dec 14 at 11 a.m., 3 p.m., and 7 p.m.; Sunday, Dec 22 at 11 a.m., 3 p.m., and 7 p.m.; Monday, Dec 23 at 12 p.m. and 4 p.m.; and Thursday, Dec 26 and Friday, December 27 at 3 p.m.

Tickets range from $41 - $76 and can be purchased online at or by calling (949) 497-ARTS (2787). Group discounts are available by calling (949) 497-2787 ext. 229. Prices subject to change.

Laguna Playhouse is located at 606 Laguna Canyon Rd.