Professional Theatre by and for Alaskans. Alaskan regional theatre with performances at The Alaska Center for the Performing Arts from Sept. through May. Perseverance Theatre's seasons are a mix of classic, contemporary, and new works. The 2016-2017 Season includes six plays in Anchorage: Peter and the Starcatcher by Rick Elice, with music by Wayne Barker, and based on the book by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. Not Medea a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere by Allison Gregory. A Christmas Carol by Arlitia Jones and Michael Evan Haney based on the book by Charles Dickens. Hold These Truths by Jeanne Sakata. They Don't Talk Back by Frank Henry Kaash Katasse, a World Premiere produced in association with Native Voices at the Autry and La Jolla Playhouse. To Kill a Mockingbird by Christopher Sergel, based on the book by Harper Lee.