Matthew Morrison, Kelsey Grammer, Laura Michelle Kelly, and the stars of Finding Neverland offered the press a sneak peek at the new Broadway musical in their rehearsal studio on February 26. Directed by Diane Paulus, the production begins performances March 15 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre before opening on April 15.
Featuring a score by Gary Barlow and Eliot Kennedy and a book by James Graham,Finding Neverland explores the friendship of playwright J.M. Barrie’s and Sylvia Llewelyn Davies, a widowed mother whose four boys inspired the beloved Peter Panstories. It is based on the 2004 film of the same title, which itself was based on Allan Knee’s play The Man Who Was Peter Pan. The show played a 2014 tryout run atAmerican Repertory Theater.
Morrison leads the cast as Barrie, alongside Kelly as Llewelyn Davies and Grammer as Charles Frohman/Captain Hook. Also featured in the cast are Carolee Carmello, Teal Wicks, Alex Dreier, Aidan Gemme, Jackson DeMott Hill, Noah Hinsdale, Sawyer Nunes, Chris Richards, Hayden Signoretti, Courtney Balan, Dana Costello, Colin Cunliffe, Rory Donovan, Chris Dwan, Kevin Kern, Josh Lamon, Melanie Moore, Mary Page Nance, Fred Odgaard, Emma Pfaeffle, Jonathan Ritter, Tyley Ross, Julius Anthony Rubio, Paul Slade Smith, Ron Todorowski, Jaime Verazin, and Jessica Vosk.
Check out photos of the stars in performance in the gallery.
All the pictures are ©David Gordon for TheaterMania.
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