J.M. Barrie News

WAKE UP with BWW 7/23/14 - NEVERLAND, SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, STREETCAR and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 23, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: It's a night for movie adaptations! FINDING NEVERLAND begins in Boston, and SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE opens in the West End, with A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, starring Gillian Anderson, also launching tonight across the pond! (more...)

Broadway-Bound FINDING NEVERLAND Begins Previews Tonight at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

The world premiere of the musical FINDING NEVERLAND, with music and lyrics by Gary Barlow and Elliot Kennedy, book by James Graham, directed by Diane Paulus with choreography by Mia Michaels, will be presented at A.R.T. by special arrangement with Harvey Weinstein. The production of the new musical begins previews tonight, July 23 and runs through Sunday, September 28. If all goes well, the musical is slated to hit Broadway Spring 2015. (more...)

Jeremy Jordan Talks FINDING NEVERLAND Rehearsals
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 23, 2014

The highly anticipated stage adaptation of the hit PETER PAN-centric film FINDING NEVERLAND is currently in rehearsals and the show's star, Jeremy Jordan, opens up about the process of bringing the film to the stage as part of a new interview. (more...)

Sneak Peek Of Jeremy Jordan Onstage In FINDING NEVERLAND
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 23, 2014

The hotly anticipated new stage adaptation of the recent PETER PAN-centric film FINDING NEVERLAND is currently in rehearsals, set for their first preview this week, and a preliminary sneak peek of Jeremy Jordan onstage is now available to view. (more...)

Laura Michelle Kelly & More At FINDING NEVERLAND Sitzprobe
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 22, 2014

The cast of the hotly anticipated new stage adaptation of the recent PETER PAN-centric film FINDING NEVERLAND is currently in rehearsals and they joined together for a sitzprobe sing-through of the score attended by songwriter Gary Barlow last week, depicted in a series of photos now available to view, and a new shot of star Laura Michelle Kelly is now available, as well. (more...)

BWW Previews: Shows for Kids by Kids at Ogunquit Playhouse
by Dan Marois - Jul 21, 2014

Through the efforts of the Ogunquit Playhouse Children's Theater Camp, there's a good chance you'll see a future star of the theater in one of the upcoming summer performances produced for younger audiences. (more...)

Behind The Scenes Of FINDING NEVERLAND Sitzprobe
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 20, 2014

The cast of the hotly anticipated new stage adaptation of the recent PETER PAN-centric film FINDING NEVERLAND is currently in rehearsals and they joined together for a sitzprobe sing-through of the score attended by songwriter Gary Barlow last week, depicted in a series of photos now available to view. (more...)

BWW Reviews: PETER PAN is Enchanting! Arizona Broadway Theatre's Production is a Triumph! Errigo is Amazing!
by Herbert Paine - Jul 16, 2014

Arizona Broadway Theatre has pulled out all the stops and mounted a production of Peter Pan that is unparalleled in its charm and dazzle. David Errigo, Jr. delivers the quintessential Peter Pan ~ puckish, daring, self-assured, clever, poignant, stubborn. (more...)

FINDING NEVERLAND to Play Broadway's Winter Garden After ROCKY Shutters?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Following the announcement that Broadway's ROCKY will be closing at the Winter Garden Theatre next month, New York Times reporter Patrick Healy tweeted that FINDING NEVERLAND might be next up at the venue. There has been no official announcement, but BroadwayWorld will be on the look-out and bring you dates as soon as we know them! (more...)

From Sea to Shining Sea- Where to Find the Brightest Stars at Regional Theaters This Summer!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 15, 2014

New York City is the place where stars flock to take their turns on the grandest stages in the world. Throughout the past year, Broadway has welcomed such film and television stars as Daniel Radcliffe, Patrick Stewart, Bryan Cranston, Debra Messing and Ian McKellen, as well as a slew of celebrated Broadway favorites such as Sutton Foster, Audra McDonald, Neil Patrick Harris and many more. The Great White Way isn't the only place for stars to shine on stage though. During the summer months, many cherished performers travel to regional theatres around the country to share their extraordinary talents with the rest of America. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a roundup of this summer's starriest productions at a theatre near you! (more...)

Diane Paulus Talks Future Of Theatre & FINDING NEVERLAND
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 15, 2014

The cast of the hotly anticipated new stage adaptation of the recent PETER PAN-centric film FINDING NEVERLAND is currently in rehearsals and they took some time out to celebrate Independence Day with an impromptu sing-a-long during the fireworks festivities as evidenced in a new video clip shared on social media and now available to view. (more...)

Film, Television, and Theatre Icon Christopher Walken Cast as Captain Hook in NBC's PETER PAN LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2014

Oscar-winning actor Christopher Walken, one of the most revered talents of his generation and a veteran of film, television and stage, will portray the iconic Captain Hook in NBC's Dec. 4 telecast of 'Peter Pan Live!' (more...)

The Village Theatre Will Premiere Six Brand New Musicals in Development, 8/8-17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2014

The Village Theatre is the birthplace of new works such Next to Normal and Million Dollar Quartet. And now, it has announced its lineup for the 14th Annual Village Originals Festival of New Musicals, which runs from Aug 8 to 17. They will be showcasing six new musicals which have been under development. (more...)

Village Theatre's Festival of New Musicals to Run 8/8-17; Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Over one jam packed weekend, August 8 -10, six new musicals will be brought to life with help from more than 100 artists and one dozen directors and authors from across the country. (more...)

Warner Stage Company to Present PETER PAN, 7/26-8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

The Warner Stage Company's Main Stage Musical Season continues Saturday, July 26th at 7:30 pm with the opening night of Peter Pan. (more...)

South Coast Rep Theatre Conservatory Sets Workshops, Productions Running July-Oct 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

South Coast Repertory has announced its upcoming classes, workshops, performances and events for its theatre conservatory, July through October 2014. Details below! (more...)

Diane Paulus Discusses Details Of FINDING NEVERLAND
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 08, 2014

The cast of the hotly anticipated new stage adaptation of the recent PETER PAN-centric film FINDING NEVERLAND is currently in rehearsals and they took some time out to celebrate Independence Day with an impromptu sing-a-long during the fireworks festivities as evidenced in a new video clip shared on social media and now available to view. (more...)

Photo Flash: A.R.T.'s FINDING NEVERLAND - Full Rehearsal Shots!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Diane Paulus, Artistic Director and William Russo, Managing Director; announced today the casting for its first production of its 2014/15 Season: the world premiere of the musical Finding Neverland, with music and lyrics by Gary Barlow and Elliot Kennedy, book by James Graham, directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus with choreography by Mia Michaels, presented at A.R.T. by special arrangement with Harvey Weinstein. The production begins previews at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street in Cambridge, MA on Wednesday, July 23 and runs through Sunday, September 28. The production will be available for press viewing starting Wednesday, August 13. Invitations for press opening will be sent out in late July. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Portland Shakespeare Project's THE TEMPEST, with Linda Alper, Matt Kerrigan & Mike Dunay
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

Portland, OR - June 16, 2014. With William Shakespeare's farewell masterpiece, The Tempest, Portland Shakespeare Project will entertain summer audiences with some of the world's most glorious poetry in this production directed by Michael Mendelson. A staged reading of The Admirable Crichton by J.M. Barrie will serve as a delightful three-day theatrical complement, directed by Jon Kretzu. Both shows will be performed on the Alder Stage at Artists Repertory Theatre. Tickets are on sale through Artists Rep's Box Office. Performances of The Tempest are Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2pm. Performances of The Admirable Crichton are Tuesday, July 22 and 29 at 7:30pm and Sunday, August 3 at 7:30pm. Full schedule, tickets link and more information atwww.portlandshakes.org. (more...)

Laura Michelle Kelly Shares Backstage Video From FINDING NEVERLAND
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 08, 2014

The highly anticipated stage adaptation of the hit PETER PAN-centric film FINDING NEVERLAND is currently in rehearsals and a new look behind the scenes is now available via an amusing new video clip shared by show star Laura Michelle Kelly. (more...)

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