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FINDING NEVERLAND Breaks Box Office, Attendance Records at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 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 that its world premiere production of the musical Finding Neverland, with book by James Graham, music and lyrics by Gary Barlow and Eliot Kennedy, directed by Diane Paulus with choreography by Mia Michaels, has reached the highest attendance record for a single production at the A.R.T. The production began previews at the Loeb Drama Center on Wednesday, July 23 and is running through Sunday, September 28, for a total of 75 performances. (more...)

FINDING NEVERLAND's Harvey Weinstein Challenges Naysaying Michael Riedel to See His Show
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

After Michael Riedel's column surveying the critical response to the new, Broadway-bound musical FINDING NEVERLAND currently playing at A.R.T., in which he proclaimed the show already 'dead in the water', the musical's producer Harvey Weinstein has issued what he calls 'The Riedel Challenge'. (more...)

Michael Ajao, Paul Bigley, Arthur Byrne and More Set for OUR TOWN at the Almeida Theatre - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Casting is announced for Our Town at the Almeida Theatre. Award-winning US actor-director David Cromer will direct and perform in this intimate version of Thornton Wilder's iconic American play. The cast will also include Michael Ajao, Paul Bigley, Arthur Byrne, Sidney Cole, Kate Dickie, Laura Elsworthy, Anna Francolini, Matthew Jacobs-Morgan, Daniel Kendrick, Simon Lennon, Jessica Lester, Richard Lumsden, Annette McLaughlin, Christopher Staines, Rhashan Stoneand David Walmsley. (more...)

Photo Flash: More Production Shots of FINDING NEVERLAND at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 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, is presented at A.R.T. by special arrangement with Harvey Weinstein. The production of the new musical began previews on July 23, opened on August 13, and runs through Sunday, September 28. BroadwayWorld has a look at more production shots below! (more...)

BWW REVIEW: FINDING NEVERLAND Needs to Find Its Voice
by Jan Nargi - Aug 17, 2014

Just as central character J. M. Barrie needs to find his true voice in order to break through the writer's block that is hampering his playwriting career, FINDING NEVERLAND, the new musical about the family that inspired the beleaguered author to create Peter Pan, needs to find its voice, too. Teetering abruptly between empty frivolousness and genuine pathos, FINDING NEVERLAND is an uneven adventure in its current pre-Broadway tryout at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Mass. (more...)

Harvey Weinstein Shares He's 'Incredibly Happy' with Boston Reviews of FINDING NEVERLAND'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Harvey Weinstein, the producer behind the Broadway bound FINDING NEVERLAND, revealed that he and Tony winning director Diane Paulus are "incredibly happy with the Boston reviews of Finding Neverland," (more...)

Harvey Weinstein on FINDING NEVERLAND: 'Diane and I Are Well Aware of the Things We Need To Do'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, FINDING NEVERLAND, with music and lyrics by Gary Barlow and Elliot Kennedy, book by James Graham, and direction by Diane Paulus, will officially fly to Broadway. According to The New York Times, 'NEVERLAND' spokesperson Rick Miramontez, has confirmed that the new musical, which opened at A.R.T. earlier this week, will settle in at a Nederlander Organization theater in March 2015. In a recent interview with Deadline, Weinstein opens up about the transfer. He told Deadline: "The reason you go out of town is to try things out. Diane and I are well aware of the things we need to do, especially in the first act. The second act is near-perfect." (more...)

Review Roundup: Broadway-Bound FINDING NEVERLAND Opens at A.R.T. - All the Reviews!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previosly reported, FINDING NEVERLAND, with music and lyrics by Gary Barlow and Elliot Kennedy, book by James Graham, and direction by Diane Paulus, will officially fly to Broadway. According to The New York Times, 'NEVERLAND' spokesperson Rick Miramontez, has confirmed that the new musical will settle in at a Nederlander Organization theater in March 2015. (more...)

Travel to Neverland! Photo and Video Roundup for Broadway-Bound FINDING NEVERLAND
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previosly reported, FINDING NEVERLAND, with music and lyrics by Gary Barlow and Elliot Kennedy, book by James Graham, and direction by Diane Paulus, will officially fly to Broadway. According to The New York Times, 'NEVERLAND' spokesperson Rick Miramontez, has confirmed that the new musical, which opened at A.R.T. earlier this week, will settle in at a Nederlander Organization theater in March 2015. (more...)

Just Believe! New Musical FINDING NEVERLAND Will Fly to Broadway Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

FINDING NEVERLAND, with music and lyrics by Gary Barlow and Elliot Kennedy, book by James Graham, and direction by Diane Paulus, will officially fly to Broadway. (more...)

Broadway-Bound FINDING NEVERLAND Opens Tonight at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 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, is presented at A.R.T. by special arrangement with Harvey Weinstein. The production of the new musical began previews on July 23, opens tonight, August 13, and runs through Sunday, September 28. (more...)

Theatre Royal Plymouth Announces 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Artistic Director Simon Stokes announces his 2014/15 programme, packed with the risk-taking writers, international collaborations and the adventurous outlook that has seen him transform Theatre Royal Plymouth into one of the most innovative and exciting theatres in Britain today. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Believe! Watch Extended Show Footage from FINDING NEVERLAND at the A.R.T., Plus an Interview with Jeremy Jordan & Laura Michelle Kelly!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 07, 2014

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University is presenting the world premiere of the musical Finding Neverland, with music and lyrics by Gary Barlow and Eliot Kennedy, book by James Graham, directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus with choreography by Mia Michaels. The production is currently playing Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street in Cambridge, MA and runs through Sunday, September 28. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge just took an exciting trip to Cambridge to bring you a special interview with the show's stars Jeremy Jordan and Laura Michelle Kelly, who play J.M. Barrie and Sylvia Llewelyn Davies. Plus, check out the first footage from the Broadway-Bound musical all in the video below! (more...)

VIDEO: Jeremy Jordan Hits One Out of the Park with National Anthem Performance!
by Stage Tube - Aug 04, 2014

Jeremy Jordan, currently starring in A.R.T.'s FINDING NEVERLAND, wowed the crowd at Boston's Fenway Park on Sunday, August 3rd with his rendition of the National Anthem. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jeremy Jordan, Laura Michelle Kelly and More in Broadway-Bound FINDING NEVERLAND at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 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 began previews July 23 and runs through Sunday, September 28. If all goes well, the musical is slated to hit Broadway Spring 2015. Check out a first look below! (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...)

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...)

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...)

Roger Bart Backs Out of FINDING NEVERLAND, Michael McGrath Takes His Place
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

The cast for the upcoming Broadway musical, Finding Neverland, has begun rehearsals; but, according to Deadline, Roger Bart has backed out of the production. He was set to play Charles Frohman, an American theatre producer from the turn of the century nineteenth century. (more...)

Taylor Swift & Alicia Keys Will Likely Join Hudson on FINDING NEVERLAND Concept Album
by BWW News Desk - Jun 09, 2014

Hudson, along with Alica Keys and Taylor Swift, will most likely be involved in a 'Finding Neverland' concept album, set to be released shortly before the show comes to Broadway. (more...)

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