BWW TV: Zendaya Performs 'Neverland' at Weinstein Company's Pre-Oscars Dinner
Platinum-selling recording artist, Disney star and newly named Covergirl, Zendaya, stole the show in her breathtaking performance of 'Neverland' at The Weinstein Company's 2016 pre-Oscar dinner on Saturday, February 27 at the Montage, Marchesa Ballroom in Beverly Hills. Last month, Zendaya released a music video for 'Neverland,' one of the stand-out songs featured on Finding Neverland The Album (Republic Records), the official musical companion to the acclaimed Broadway production of Finding Neverland.
Zendaya was joined by musicals performances of 'Singin' in the Rain' and 'Moses Supposes' by Derek Hough, Jennie Daile and Daniele Crossely and 'Till it Happens to You' by Dianne Warren. Other guests in attendance include Alyssa Milano, Andie MacDowell, Ashley Tisdale, Bryan Cranston, Cat Sadler, Chanel Iman, Chrissy Teigen, Colin Firth, David Foster, Derek Hough, Dianne Warren, Elizabeth Karlsen, Georgina Chapman, Harvey Weinstein, Jaime King, Jared Leto, Jasmine Tookes, Joe Zee, John Legend, Justin Flom, Kelsey Grammer, Kerry Washington, Lady Gaga, Lana Del Rey, Lewis Hamilton, Livia Firth, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Martha Hunt, Peta Murgatroyd, Matthew Morrison, Naomie Campbell, Nick Jonas, Petra Nemcova, Roger Federer, Rooney Mara, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, Zac Posen, and many others.
Based on the Academy Award-winning motion picture by David Magee, and the play The Man Who Was Peter Pan by Allan Knee, Finding Neverland follows the relationship between playwright J. M. Barrie and the family that inspired Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up - one of the most beloved stories of all time. Starring Tony Yazbeck (On the Town), Kelsey Grammer ("Frasier," La Cage aux Folles), Laura Michelle Kelly (Mary Poppins) and Sally Ann Tripplet (Mrs. du Maurier), the production is directed by Tony®-winner Diane Paulus (Pippin, Hair ) with book by Olivier Award®-nominee James Graham, music and lyrics by multi-award winning singer songwriter Gary Barlow (Take That) and Grammy Award®-winner Eliot Kennedy, choreography by Emmy Award®-winner Mia Michaels ("So You Think You Can Dance," Cirque du Soleil's Delirium), and produced by Harvey Weinstein, this new musical, packed with mesmerizing visuals, irresistible songs and plenty of laughs, is a timeless story about the power of imagination... and spectacular proof that you never really have to grow up. For more information, please visit www.FindingNeverlandTheMusical.com.