NBC’s Tiger Lily (Alanna Saunders) to play Wendy

CTC is thrilled to announce that Alanna Saunders, who plays Tiger Lily in NBC’s Peter Pan Live, will play Wendy in this spring’s Peter Pan the Musical. Joining her will be 2014 Ivey Award-winner for Emerging Artist Tyler Michaels in the title role. Audience favorite Reed Sigmund, now in his 15th season as a CTC Acting Company member, brings his signature style to the loathsome, tortured Captain Hook and Peter Rothstein (who last directed Shrek the Musical at CTC) will direct.

Alanna Saunders is based in New York City and graduated from the University of Miami with a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre in 2014. Her stage credits include Connecticut Repertory Theatre’s A Chorus Line and Gypsy with Tony Award-winner Leslie Uggams. A native of Bloomington, Minnesota, Tyler Michaels graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead with a B.A. in Theatre Arts. Since returning to the Twin Cities in 2011, Tyler has performed at the Guthrie Theater, Hennepin Theatre Trust, Flying Foot Forum, Theater Latté Da, Chanhassen Dinner Theatres, 7th House Theater Collective, Actors Theater of Minnesota, Circa Productions, among others.