Peter Pan, a Legacy of Giving to Children’s Hospitals

Peter Pan, a Legacy of Giving to Children’s Hospitals

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peter_pan_1915_cover.jpgFollowing the highly successful debut of the play about Peter Pan in 1904, the Scottish novelist and playwright J. M. Barrie donated the copyright of the works featuring Peter Pan to Britain’s leading children’s hospital in 1929, requesting that the royalties go to supporting the work of the institution.

Honoring this tradition, the cast of the latest major stage production, a 360 degree performance touring internationally, visited a children’s hospital in San Francisco to read the story to patients and sprinkle a little fairy dust on those who need a lift.

(WATCH the video below, or at ABC Local)

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