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VIDEO: Six-Year-Old Theater Critic Iain Armitage Meets His Idol Michael Riedel


After visiting a performance of Broadway's FINDING NEVERLAND, six-year-old theatre critic Iain Armitage and his idol, New York Post theater columnist Michael Riedel, hangout at Sardi's restaurant to review the show together. Check out the clip below courtesy of the New York Post!

Super theater fan Iain Armitage's reviews have gone viral on Youtube. According to the Washington Post, Iain's parents, producer Lee Armitage and Tony nominee Euan Morton started posting his videos after seeing Broadway's Waiting for Godot in March. Lee told WP: "Yes, I was the mother who took a 5-year-old to 'Waiting for Godot.'"

The new Broadway musical Finding Neverland, stars Matthew Morrison, Kelsey Grammer and Laura Michelle Kelly. Directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus (Pippin, Hair), with music and lyrics by Gary Barlow(Take That) and Grammy winner Eliot Kennedy, book by Olivier Award nominee James Graham, and choreography by Emmy Award-winner Mia Michaels, the new musical is a timeless story about the power of imagination... and spectacular proof that you never really have to grow up.

Based on the Academy Award winning motion picture by the same name, Finding Neverland follows playwright J.M. Barrie as he summons the courage to become the writer -- and the man -- he yearns to be. Barrie finds the inspiration he's been missing when he meets the beautiful widow Sylvia and her four young sons: Jack, George, Michael and Peter. Delighted by the boys' hilarious escapades, Barrie conjures the magical world of Neverland and writes a play unlike any the high-society London theatergoers have ever seen. It's a tremendous risk, but as Barrie himself has discovered -- when you believe, you can fly.

Source: New York Post

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