MATTE O'BRIEN (Books and Lyrics/Director) Matte is a writer and director based out of New York City. He began his theatrical career over twenty years ago as a performer. He is a member of Actors Equity Association and has performed Off Broadway in New York City, on National Tours and at regional theatres across the country. As a writer, he has had numerous pieces produced around the country, including WHITE NOISE, which was recently produced at the Royal George Theater in Chicago. His work has been seen at the Syracuse Stage and Syracuse University New Works Program. His play THE MEANING OF LIFE AND OTHER USELESS PIECES OF INFORMATION made its New York City debut in 2009 and his show BECOMING DAVID was given a developmental reading starring Tony Award nominee, Lorraine Serabian. He served for several seasons as the Artistic Director for the Colonie Summer Theatre and as a founding member and Producing Artistic Director for Rope Swing Entertainment in New York City.

Matt Vinson (Music/Orchestrations/Vocal Arrangements) Matt is a New York City based composer, pianist, and musical director. He performs and composes in diverse genres ranging from classical and jazz to music for film and theatre. Musical works for theatre include PETER AND I, with librettist Matte O'Brien; EXILES IN PARADISE, DOING NOTHING ALL DAY, and ELFRIEDE'S STORY, written for California Repertory Company; and vocal arrangements and music coordination for POLITICAL SUBVERSITIES, conceived by Elizabeth Swados. Matt holds a degree in music and humanities from the University of Southern California, and he is a composing alumnus of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop.

AMANDA MORTON (MUSICAL DIRECTOR) Amanda is a NYC-based music director, audition coach, and performer. Upcoming projects include: Music Director for A Doctor In Spite of Himself, an original musical by Sheldon Harnick, Music Director/performer for Wonder Pig, an original musical by Larry Lees (16 Days, Jonestown) and Brian Silliman (The Magic of Mrs. Crowling, The Colonel's Holiday) and Music Supervisor for Theatre Horizon's Voices of Christmas. She has lent her piano skills to the Dramatists Guild Awards, performing with Sheldon Harnick in honor of Joseph Stein, as well as The Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards at the Kennedy Center. Select NYC credits include: 16 Days (Studio Cast Recording), The Cooper Clan: Up Till Now (Joe's Pub), Exit Music (York Theatre Company, Dir. Gordon Greenberg). Amanda graduated from Ithaca College with a BFA in Musical Theatre.

AYNSLEY BUBBICO (Sylvia) Aynsley is thrilled to be a part of this production. Past theatre credits include Amadeus, Othello, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Tick, Tick...Boom!, and most recently, Jersey Shoresical: A Frickin' Rock Opera. TV: Guest appearances on "How I Met Your Mother" (CBS) "12 Miles of Bad Road" (HBO) "Cold Case" (CBS) and "Attack of the Show!" (G4). Additionally, she portrayed the recurring character of Laura for four seasons on the hit ABC Family series "Greek". Thanks to my amazing parents and friends for their constant support and love. Matte, thank you for trusting me with this wonderful role. This one's for Grandpa Amil. "Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting."

CHRIS DWAN (Peter Pan) is extremely excited to be a part of this incredible show! He has been involved with the project since its first reading in May 2010 as part of Syracuse University's New Works Program and has also appeared in each of the 3 subsequent readings in NYC. Off-Broadway Debut! Regional: Little Women (Syracuse Stage); The Producers (Arundel Barn Playhouse); King Henry IV Part 1, The Sound of Music (Cherry Hill Village Theatre). Proud Graduate of Syracuse University. SU Credits: Cabaret, Room Service, Falling to Earth. Huge thanks to Matte, Matt, Amanda, Lee Ann, Justin and Marie! Special thanks to Samantha and everyone at Abrams! Love and infinite gratitude to my friends and family! "Hi Mom!"

BEN HART (J.M. Barrie) Ben is so grateful to be a part of Peter and I. He most recently appeared in the international tour of Avenue Q, before returning to Brooklyn to start his T-Shirt company, Oopsy Daisy, Inc. So many thanks to Matte, Amanda, Matt and the rest of the team for the opportunity to be a part of such an inspiring new musical!

GEOFFREY KIDWELL (Michael Llewelyn Davies) Geoffrey is overjoyed to be a part of the Peter and I team after having played the role of Michael in the show's earlier stages. A graduate of the UCLA School of Theatre Film and Television, he has been fortunate enough to dance accompanied by such groups as the Detroit Philharmonic and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. Regional: A Chorus Line (Al), Cabaret (Cliff), Grease (Doody), Hello Again (The Senator), King Lear (France) New York: Rated RSO (NYMF), 49th Street and Other Stories (Off-Broadway 2012). Many thanks to Renee Glicker and About Artists Agency. Proud member of Actors Equity Association.

EMILY PADGETT (Wendy) Emily is honored to be a part of this magical show. She recently was seen as Eden Siller in the World Premiere of WHITE NOISE in Chicago. Previous Broadway Credits include ROCK of AGES, LEGALLY BLONDE, and GREASE. Love and Thanks to Jen Namoff and the gang at Intrepid Talent, and to Matte O'Brien for teaching me how to fly!

JARED ZIRILLI (Rupert Buxton) Jared is so excited to be a part of this incredible project! Born and raised a Long Island boy. Most recently, New York Fringe Festival- "Winner Take All". New York: Alan in "Rubber Room" (off Broadway debut) with Artistic New Directions. Bway/Tour: Fiyero Cover/Ensemble "WICKED" 1st national tour. Regionally: Radames in "Aida" (Drury Lane Chicago), Aladdin in "Aladdin: The Musical Spectacular" (Hyperion Theatre- Disney Productions), Matthew in "Altar Boyz" (DC Premiere, dir-Stafford Arima), Giuseppe in "The Light in the Piazza" (Maine State) and Roger in "Rent" (regional premiere- Hangar Theatre). Also played Michael in upcoming Independent feature "Three of a Kind", currently being submitted to festivals nationwide. Jared graduated with a BFA in performance from Ithaca College. Love to the boys at Henderson Hogan. Thank you to the entire creative team for this opportunity! All love to Mom, Justin, Ray, Dad and Grandpa!

ALEX ALCHEH (Producer) Alex Alcheh is a very proud recent graduate from Syracuse University's acting program. While at Syracuse University he performed in and directed several productions. Currently he is living the dream in Brooklyn, auditioning and producing this beautiful piece. Thanks so much to Araca for the opportunity, and to the rest of the team for your incredibly hard work.

BRIAN BARNETT (Lighting Design) Brian is thrilled to be working with Matte O'Brien and Lee Ann Gullie again, having previously collaborated with them on The Meaning of Life... and Other Useless Pieces of Information. Brian is a proud Member of United Scenic Artists 829. He has had a varied carear in design ranging from architectural lighting for private residences, to corporate events, as well as drama, musical theatre, and opera. He has lit the medieval opera The Play of Daniel at The Cloisters, The Mikado for Indianapolis Opera, Crazy for You for Maine State Music Theatre, and has assisted designers at Palm Beach Opera, The Papermill Playhouse, St. Louis Muny, The Berkshire Theatre Festival, The George Street Playhouse, and Barrington Stage to name a few. Brian is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati, College Conservatory of Music.

MICHELLE TOBIAS (Assistant Lighting Designer) Michelle is currently a senior at NYU: Tisch School of the Arts studying lighting design and technical direction. Recent lighting design credits include: gardenplays (NYTW); The Altruists (NYU Mainstage); Super People! (NYU: ETW). Recent assistant technical director credit: Two Gentlemen of Verona: The Musical (NYU Mainstage).

AUDREY LANE ELLIS (Assistant Choreographer) Audrey is a choreographer, dancer and teaching artist in the New York Area. She has danced for D.C. choreographers Ed Tyler and Adrienne Clancy and was a company member of Tara Burns Dance, Headless Horse Dance and El Gato Teatro in NYC. Recently she has both choreographed and directed operas for Metropolis Opera Project and has presented works at Dixon Place and Trisklion Arts Collaborations in Dance Festival. She is also the co-author of a dance festival in Upstate New York called a + s works on the farm. Audrey earned her B.A. in Dance and Philosophy from Goucher College and M.A. in Philosophy and Art from Stony Brook University.

WILLIAM DAVIS (Set Design) William is thrilled to design this production of Peter and I. He has been a freelance designer and scenic artist regionally and in new york for over seven years. He recently designed a production of "The Producers" this summer in upstate New York and will be returning for his second season as resident scenic designer at the Herb Strauss Theater in Flordia. William has also been a stylist assistant for three years in both fashion and sets for catalog and corporate advertising.

ZAC JAC DUAX (Sound Design) Zac got his BFA at Ithaca Collage. He has worked in audio on and off Broadway for the past 6 years for Digico and can be found at any give time at Billy Elliot, Sister Act, Book of Mormon, Lion King, War Hores and most recently at the Bring It On tour. He would like the thank Lew Mead and Jack Kelly for their contributions to this project.

RYAN J. MOLLER (Costume Design) Recent projects include: The Little Dog Laughed,I Married Wyatt Earp, The Drowsy Chaperone (IT Nomination) , Project: Lohan (La Mama), The Importance of Being Earnest , As You Like It, Miss Evers Boys , An Ideal Husband, Hansel and Gretel and La Serva Padrona (NJ State Opera).Assistant design for La Boheme (Santa Fe Opera) Tess (NYMF 2010) and The Marriage Play (NY Fringe Festival 2009). He has worked with: The Santa Fe Opera (NM), Primary Stages (NJ), Prospect Theatre (NY), Gallery Players (NY), Troika Entertainment (MD), GALA Hispanic Theatre (DC), The Acting Company (NY), Premiere Stages (NJ)), and The National Theatre of Bermuda. Upcoming: The Winter Wonderettes (Sanabell, FL), The Little Shop of Horrors (Gallery Players). MFA from the North Carolina School of the Arts.

AUDREY LANE ELLIS (Assistant Choreographer) Audrey is a choreographer, dancer and teaching artist in the New York Area. She has danced for D.C. choreographers Ed Tyler and Adrienne Clancy and was a company member of Tara Burns Dance, Headless Horse Dance and El Gato Teatro in NYC. Recently she has both choreographed and directed operas for Metropolis Opera Project and has presented works at Dixon Place and Trisklion Arts Collaborations in Dance Festival. She is also the co-author of a dance festival in Upstate New York called a + s works on the farm. Audrey earned her B.A. in Dance and Philosophy from Goucher College and M.A. in Philosophy and Art from Stony Brook University.

EMILY BATSFORD (Producer) Emily is a 2011 Syracuse University graduate, majoring in Acting. She has been involved in arts administration for several years, starting with her involvement as International Thespian Society president for her high school chapter. In college, Emily served as Head of Fundraising for Starving Artists, a student-run theatre group dedicated to enriching the community through arts outreach projects. During that time, she also worked with Syracuse University's Black Box Players as a director and actor. Her production of Tennessee Williams' play, AND TELL SAD STORIES OF THE DEATHS OF QUEENS won this year's Black Box Award for Best Production. Emily has a passion for new theatre work, and she has developed and showcased five never-before-seen scripts since 2009.

LEE ANN GULLIE (PRODUCER) Lee Ann is currently the Manager of Events and Special Projects for Second Stage Theatre in NYC. Prior to working at Second Stage, Lee Ann was the Development Manager at the New York Musical Theatre Festival and the Managing Director for CollaborationTown, A Theatre Company. She is the Producing Director and Business Manager of Rope Swing Entertainment which she co-founded with Matte O'Brien. Lee Ann is a graduate of Cornell University.

PATRICK MURNEY (Producer) Patrick is a New York City Native, born and raised. He has his BFA from Syracuse University, and since he has graduated in 2009 has performed in plays, musicals, and television shows. Credits include: Theater: WHITE NOISE (Le Petite, New Orleans)(Royal George Theater, Chicago), LETTER FROM ALGERIA (Off Broadway), TV: LAW & ORDER (Dwayne Phillips), BLUE BLOODS(James Ratchet), SUITS (Pilot, young man), ONION NEWS NETWORK (John Dillow). He is very excited to be a part of this extremely moving piece, and help it speak to the current status of the world. peace and love!

JUSTIN NICHOLS (Producer) Justin is a producer, actor, director, and teacher graduating from Syracuse University. As a producer, he has been a part of the board of Starving Artists , a Syracuse University production company, and is currently an intern with 321 Productions. He also put on a fully mounted production of THE LAST 5 YEARS, which he also directed. As a teacher, he has worked with students from ages 10 to 18 on basic acting skills, musical theatre performance, and Shakespeare as part of the Lyric First Stage program in Boston, MA and the Peacock Players Summer camp in Nashua, NH.

ROPE SWING ENTERTAINMENT (Producer) Rope Swing was founded in 2007 by lifelong friends Matte O'Brien and Lee Ann Gullie and is dedicated to the development and production of new exciting theatrical pieces. With the strong belief that theatre is the greatest form of storytelling, Rope Swing's mission is to cast a light on the next generation of American playwrights, composers and lyricists in the hopes that their stories may be heard. Rope Swing has produced various readings, workshops and full productions throughout NYC.

REBECCA LEIFMAN (Associate Producer) Becky began producing as a co-founder of Two Lights Theatre Company in Chicago. After graduating from Syracuse University's drama department, she went on to intern at The Acting Company where she is currently on staff as the Development Assistant. Becky is the Director of Development and Finance for CO/LAB Theater Group, a non-profit organization providing individuals with developmental disabilities a creative and social outlet through theater arts, which started classes this week! Becky would like to thank Matte and Lee Ann for the opportunity to work with an irreplaceable cast, crew, and production team.

ASHLEY J. NELSON (Stage Manager) Off Broadway: All New People, Wings, Trust, The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity, Wildflower, 10 Things to do Before I Die (Second Stage Theatre). Other: Thoroughly Modern Millie, Bright Lights Big City (Marymount Manhattan College), New York City Ballet Bridges Program (New York City Ballet), Spidermusical (The Mint Theatre).

KENDALL BOOHER (Assistant Stage Manager) New York: By the Way: Meet Vera Stark, Bachelorette (Second Stage Theatre), The Drowsy Chaperone (The Gallery Players); Regional: Ten Cents a Dance, After Robert Hutchens (Williamstown Theatre Festival), Oliver!, Little Shop of Horrors (Heritage Theatre Festival).