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Opens 3 Dec 2017
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Finding Neverland is the true story of playwright and author JM Barrie and how his friendship with the widowed Sylvia Llewellyn Davies and her children inspired one of the world's most treasured stories. Based on the Academy Award winning movie, expect to fall in love with the power of imagination and storytelling all over again.
After two adaptations were staged in 2011, Finding Neverland was picked up by Harvey Weinstein, who brought in Diane Paulus to direct (Pippin), James Graham and and Ivor Novello winning Gary Barlow to take on the score. After an acclaimed try out at Boston's ART with Jeremy Jordan and Laura Michelle Kelly, Neverland was picked up for a Broadway transfer, opening at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater in March 2015, and now flies into the West End in January 2017!
Before Peter Pan cast his spell on the Darling children, author JM Barrie was feeling depressed at the failure of his work, struggling to find the right audience. After being introduced to widow Sylvia Llewellyn Davies, he discovers a strong connection to the family and dedicates his life to enriching their lives through the magic of stories. Whilst creating worlds to help the boys deal with loss and grief and growing up, he becomes inspired to write the story of Peter Pan and the Lost Boys and their own Neverland...
Opening night: 3 December 2017
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