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'Finding Neverland' treads an increasingly common screen-to-stage path
'Finding Neverland' treads an increasingly common screen-to-stage path

Anointed with a fresh sprinkling of pixie dust, the Harvey Weinstein-produced musical "Finding Neverland" bowed on Broadway this week after spending nearly five years — and about $20 million — in the making. Based on the 2004 film starring Johnny Depp as playwright J.M. Barrie, who created the play "Peter Pan" in the early 1900s, "Neverland" (this one stars Matthew Morrison in the Barrie role) arrives as the latest example of a recent boom in screen-to-stage adaptations. The show, which has thus far earned middling reviews but proved a strong crowd-pleaser, is a spin of sorts on Hollywood's own current obsession with remakes, reboots and...

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