Finding Neverland, the glorious new musical under the visionary direction of Tony Award-winner Diane Paulus, will soon arrive on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). The company just met the press, and BroadwayWorld brings you interviews and a sneak preview below!
FINDING NEVERLAND features a magnificent cast led by Matthew Morrison (“Glee,” South Pacific),Kelsey Grammer (“Frasier,” La Cage aux Folles), Laura Michelle Kelly (Mary Poppins) and Carolee Carmello (Parade), with Teal Wicks, Alex Dreier, Aidan Gemme, Jackson DeMott Hill, Noah Hinsdale,Sawyer Nunes, Christopher Paul Richards, Hayden Signoretti withCourtney Balan, Dana Costello,Colin Cunliffe, Rory Donovan, Chris Dwan, Kevin Kern, Josh Lamon, Melanie Moore, Mary PageNance, Fred Odgaard, Emma Pfaeffle, Jonathan Ritter, Tyley Ross, Julius Anthony Rubio, Paul Slade Smith, Ron Todorowski, Jaime Verazin and Jessica Vosk.
Based on the Academy Award-winning Miramax motion picture by David Magee, and the play THE MAN WHO WAS PETER PAN by Allan Knee, Finding Neverland follows the relationship between playwright J. M. Barrie and the family that inspired Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up – one of the most beloved stories of all time.
Directed by Tony-winner Diane Paulus (PIPPIN, HAIR)with book by Olivier Award -nominee James Graham, music and lyrics by Gary Barlow (TAKE THAT) and Grammy Award-winner Eliot Kennedy, choreography by Emmy Award-winner Mia Michaels (“So You Think You Can Dance,” Cirque du Soleil‘s Delirium), this new musical, packed with mesmerizing visuals, irresistible songs and plenty of laughs, is a timeless story about the power of imagination… and spectacular proof that you never really have to grow up.