The Original Broadway Cast of Finding Neverland

Finding Neverland, a musical based on the life of Peter Pan playwright J.M. Barrie, will open in London in January 2017.

The production will feature songs co-written by Take That star Gary Barlow. It’s based on the Academy Award-winning film of the same name that starred Johnny Depp and Kate Winslett.

A West End venue and casting is yet to be announced.


Groups going to see Finding Neverland will follow the story of 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, with tremendous risk, a play unlike any that the high society of London have seen before.

The musical is described as being packed with mesmerizing visuals and plenty of laughs. It’s suitable for all ages. 

You can watch the video below to see a clip from the Broadway version of Finding Neverland

More about Finding Neverland

Finding Neverland features the first original score by award-winning singer songwriter Gary Barlow – best known as a member of Take That and as a judge of The X Factor – and English songwriter Eliot Kennedy.

The musical had its premiere on Broadway in April 2015, and it’s currently still running there. Glee star Matthew Morrison originated the role of J.M. Barrie, which is currently being played on Broadway by Tony Yazbeck.

The Broadway show is due to close in August, before heading on a tour of America. Further information about the London opening will be announced later this year.

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Pictured: The Original Broadway Cast of Finding Neverland. (Photo credit: Carol Rosegg).