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Sunday, June 8

Laura Michelle Kelly in musical Peter Pan Musical Finding Neverland

The full cast for the musical Finding Neverland has now been announced with Jeremy Jordan (Smash) playing J M Barrie and Laura Michelle Kelly (Mary Poppins) as Sylvia Llewellyn leading the cast.

It will open at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge Massachusetts and run from July 23rd-September 28th. It will be directed by Diane Paulus featuring a score by Gary Barlow and Elliot Kennedy and book by James Graham.

The production is a completed revamped version of the musical which was presented at the Curve Theatre in Leicester starring Julian Ovenden and Rosalie Craig which received mixed reviews and an expected West End transfer was postponed.

Inspired by the film of the same title starring Johnny Depp and Kate Winslet the musical explores the friendship between faltering playwright J M Barrie and Sylvia Llewelyn Davies (a widowed mother of four boys) and how that relationship inspired him to write his  Peter Pan stories.

The principal cast will also include Roger Bart/Charles Frohman, Carolee Carmello/Madame du Maurier, Jeanna de Waal/Mary Barrie, Aidan Gemme/Peter, Alex Dreier/Michael, Sawyer Nunes/George and Hayden Signoretti as Jack.

They will be joined by Courtney Balan, Dana Costello, Rory Donovan, Gaelen Gilliland, Thayne Jasperson, Josh Lamon, Melanie Moore, Mary Page Nance, Stuart Neal, Emma Pfaeffle, Jonathan Ritter, Tyley Ross, Julius Rubio, J.C. Schuster, Paul Slade Smith, and Ron Todorowski.

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