Gary Barlow’s adaptation of FINDING NEVERLAND will close on Broadway this summer on 21st August. At time of closing, the production, currently led by Alfie Boe and Laura Michelle Kelly, will have played 33 previews and 565 regular performances at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. It officially opened on 15th April 2015.
Plans for the musical come fly back to Broadway are already in the works, as are several worldwide productions and a movie adaptation. “NEVERLAND will be beginning its around the world tour starting in the U.S. in October, then London is spring of 2017 and Asia in 2018“, producer Harvey Weinstein said in a statement. “[The Nederlander Organization] has offered us a Broadway house to return after the US tour… and on top of that, I’m excited to announced that we will be producing FINDING NEVERLAND the musical as a film.”
Directed by Diane Paulus and featuring a score by Gary Barlow and Elliot Kennedy and a book by James Graham, FINDING NEVERLAND follows the story of J.M. Barrie (Boe) and his relationship with the family of widow Sylvia Llewelyn Davies (Kelly). Llewelyn Davies’ children eventually become Barrie’s inspiration to write Peter Pan.
The cast currently also includes Marc Kudisch, Sally Ann Triplett and Teal Wicks.
Until 21st August
Tuesday & Thursday – 7:30pm
Wednesday – 2:00pm
Friday – 8:00pm
Saturday – 2:00pm & 8:00pm
Sunday – 2:00pm & 7:00pm