Multiple Tony nominee Carolee Carmello, who created the role of Mrs. du Maurier in Broadway's Finding Neverland, will return to that part beginning July 5, according to a production spokesperson. The award-winning actress will stay with the production through the end of its run.
Carmello, who was most recently seen on Broadway in the short-lived Tuck Everlasting and is a Tony nominee for her performances in Parade, Lestat and Scandalous, also announced the news on Twitter:
Remember this broad? Well ... guess what? One week from tonight, this GRANDMA is back! pic.twitter.com/DEfFvGYAAl— Carolee Carmello (@CaroleeCarmello) June 29, 2016
Directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus, the musical began previews March 15, 2015, and officially opened April 15 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. The final performance is scheduled for August 21.
The Lunt-Fontanne box office is located at 205 West 46th Street.