CLARKSVILLE — Our Lady of Providence's fall show “Peter and the Starcatcher” pairs drama with comedy, a play with a musical and theater with faith.

“One of the quotes [from the show] is ‘to have faith is to have wings’ and I think it has a really strong message about hope and faith,” director Lynne Miller said.

The play, which has some singing but less than a traditional musical, portrays how a young orphan from England became the immortal and airborne Peter. Greed, despair, friendship, duty and love are also “playfully explored” according to a press release.

“I love theater… it’s just going back and doing all things that I love to do. I mean, I guess there’s some things we do because we have to do to them and some things we do because we love to them. Fall show is something I love to do. I love to rehearse. I love to work on shows. It’s really fun,” Miller said.

Twenty students at Providence have worked on the show since the end of July, according to Miller.

“We certainly have a core group of kids who are committed to our theater program. This is what they’re passionate about,” she said.

Show times are Sept. 15, 16, 23 and 24 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 17 at 2 p.m. in the Ray Day Little Theatre at Providence. Tickets are $10 each and be purchased in advance at www.providencehigh.net, by calling 812-945-2538, ext. 314 or at the box office prior to the show.

Education Reporter

Erin Walden is the education reporter for the News and Tribune. She studied journalism at the University of Cincinnati. Send tips and story ideas to erin.walden@newsandtribune.com.

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