No Lovely Thoughts for ‘Peter Pan Live’

By Karen Fratti 

peterpanliveNo one was going to make you watch NBC’s “Peter Pan: Live” and like it. Even NPR, NPR of all outlets, got in on the snark leading up to the broadcast. But people really let Allison Williams and the whole production team have it. Mocking plot points that most other productions also included. The accents (they were always British, in my mind). The dog’s name. Seriously: we mocked Nana, the dog, in “Peter Pan” last night. Are you proud of yourselves? Do you feel better? Here are some extra nasty ones: 









I suppose with all of the real issues being dealt with on social media and in real life, we needed a collective punching bag this week. But did it have to be Peter Pan, thinking lovely thoughts?