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Organizers announced on Monday that "Finding Neverland" will officially open on April 15, 2015, with preview performances set to begin on March 15. The new opening date is a week later than the previously announced April 8.
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Morrison last appeared on Broadway in the 2008 revival of "South Pacific" at
"Finding Neverland" is based on the 2004 Miramax movie of the same name as well as the play "The Man Who Was Peter Pan" by Allan Knee. Diane Paulus, the artistic director of ART, will stage the musical for Broadway.
The musical has had a somewhat bumpy road to Broadway. It was once scheduled for a run at the La Jolla Playhouse, but the production was abruptly canceled in 2011. With runs in London and ART, the musical has seen a number of revisions and additions to the creative team, including Paulus and playwright James Graham, who has reworked the book for the musical.
"Finding Neverland" dramatizes the relationship between author J.M. Barrie and the family that would inspire him to create Peter Pan.
Morrison worked on "Finding Neverland" during early workshops of the musical, according to the show's promoters. No other casting for the New York engagement has been announced.
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