Peter Pan 360 – Interviews w/ Director Thom Southerland and Captain Hook Stephen Carlile

“All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.”
― J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan      

Dive into the world of Peter Pan 360.  Click through for our interviews with Captain Hook – Stephen Carlile and Director Thom Southerland.

“Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting.”
― J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan      

Peter Pan 360 opens tonight!!

Fly to Neverland in a whole new way with this spectacular innovative live stage production of Peter Pan in the Threesixty Theatre – a state of the art 100-foot high structure that is a luxurious climate-controlled, world-class theatre-tent. Combining intimate theater-in-the-round, overhead surround CGI projection, and actors in dazzling flying sequences forty feet in the air, Peter Pan 360 brings J.M. Barrie’s classic tale to fantastical life.  Peter Pan 360 – ATTPAC.

First up here is our chat with Captain Hook/Mr. Darling – Stephen Carlile.

Stephen Carlile as Captain Hook










I started our conversation with Stephen Carlile by chatting about costumes and clothing changes.

Captain Hook talked about all the traditional battles he has with Peter Pan, The Lost Boys, and The Alligator.

Peter Pan and the Lost Boys vs Captain Hook    

Peter Pan vs Capt HookCapt Hook vs Lost Boys







Stephen also talked about the rehearsal process and about learning to sword fight with his left hand.

Finally, I asked Stephen who are his inspirations for his take on Captain Hook.

Stephen Carlile is Mr. Darling and Captain Hook.











Captain Hook!

Interview with Director – Thom Southerland.

Director Thom Southerland










Thom and I started our chat by discussing how it's a real luxury for him to dive into the show with every new city.

I asked Thom if there was any particular audience moment that has stuck with him for this current tour.

Thom explained how the constant tweaking of the show allows for the character and actors to continue to grow and expand with each performance.

Finally, Thom gives a quality shout out to Texas!

Director Thom Southerland.











Peter Pan 360 opens in Dallas tonight and runs through December 6th!  For more information please go here and/or here.

“Dreams do come true, if only we wish hard enough. You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.”
― J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

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