FINDING NEVERLAND Comes to Van Wezel
Finding Neverland, the enchanting Broadway musical set to soar on tour this fall, will be making its Sarasota debut at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Tuesday, February 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, February 20 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at VanWezel.org, the Box Office, or by calling (941) 953-3368.
Based on the Academy Award-winning Miramax 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. Diane Paulus' Finding Neverland with direction recreated by Tour Director Mia Walker and Associate Choreographer Camden Loeser with book by Olivier Award-nominee James Graham, music and lyrics by Gary Barlow (Take That) and Grammy Award- winner Eliot Kennedy, and original choreography by Emmy Award-winner Mia Michaels ("So You Think You Can Dance," Cirque du Soleil's Delirium). Finding Neverland is packed with mesmerizing visuals, irresistible songs and plenty of laughs, it is a timeless story about the power of imagination...and spectacular proof that you never really have to grow up.
The production features scenic design by Tony Award-winner Scott Pask (The Band's Visit, Mean Girls), lighting design by Tony Award-winner Kenneth Posner (Mean Girls, The Coast of Utopia, Pippin), costume design by Suttirat Larlarb (Waitress, Of Mice and Men), sound design by Shannon Slaton, hair and make-up design by Bernie Ardia, projection design by Jon Driscoll, music supervision by Fred Lassen, musical direction by Patrick Hoagland, Illusions by Paul Kieve and Air Sculpture by Daniel Wortzel, animal direction and training by William Berloni, Tony Award Honoree, of William Berloni Theatrical Animals (Annie, Legally Blonde) and casting by Stewart/Whitley.
Finding Neverland is Produced by NETworks Presentations.
For more tour and casting information: www.FindingNeverlandTheMusical.com
Tickets are $47-$92 with limited sections remaining. Purchase at VanWezel.org, the Box Office, or by calling (941) 953-3368. Groups of 10 or more should contact (941) 363-2025. This show is sponsored by Wilde Lexus Sarasota and ABC7.