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California's La Jolla Playhouse has announced it plans to present a new Peter Pan play, Peter and the Starcatchers, in the winter of 2009. To be performed by special arrangement with Disney Theatrical Productions, the play is based on Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson's popular novel, Peter and the Starcatchers. The prequel to J.M. Barrie's classic tale, Peter Pan, is to be performed in the La Jolla Playhouse's Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre from Feb. 13 through March 8 next year....
By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - When the authorized sequel to J.M. Barrie's children's classic "Peter Pan" is published in October, it will not be the only adaptation of the original vying for attention in book stores. Children's author Geraldine McCaughrean has finished writing "Peter Pan in Scarlet" and has given the first hints about what happens to Peter and his young friends in the eagerly awaited follow-up to the 1911 original. Great Ormond Street Hospital, the owner...
- A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
- A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
- In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
- The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
- A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.