Peter and Wendy will fly again at Teatro Nacional this weekend

Hook and Peter again cross swords. Teatro Nacional graphic

The Ballet Juvenil Costarricense is presenting “Peter Pan,” a ballet in two acts Saturday and Sunday. The ballet is based on the children’s story, and the lead role of Peter will be filled by Solieh Samudio, lead dancer of the Ballet Nacional de Panamá.

The Spirit Dance Academy of Panamá also is invited. The Pointé Centro de Danzas and the Ballet Academy from Costa Rica also is providing dancers.

The Ballet Juvenil is the group that has presented “The Nutcracker” at Christmas for three years.

The choreography was by Annia Rosales, director of the Ballet Juvenil. Expats might be interested in known that Captain Hook is called Capitán Garfio.

Despite being in just two acts, the ballet includes the battle scene between Peter, Wendy, the lost boys and their opponents Capt. Hook and his pirate crew, said the Teatro Nacional, where the ballet is being staged. And there is the crocodile.

The Saturday show is at 8 p.m., and the Sunday curtain rises at 11 a.m. Tickets range from 10,000 colons or about $20 to 5,000 colons or about $10. Plus there are discounts for children under 12.

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