The non-Equity national tour of Finding Neverland launches September 28 in Elmira, New York, at The Clemens Center. An official opening will follow in Hershey, Pennsylvania, at the Hershey Theatre October 1.
The cast is led by Jeff Sullivan as J.M. Barrie and Ruby Gibbs as Sylvia Llewelyn Davies, with Conor McGiffin as Charles Frohman/Captain James Hook, Emmanuelle Zeesman as Mrs. Du Maurier, Brody Bett as Jack/Michael, Seth Erdley as George/Peter/Jack, Caleb Reese Paul as George/Peter/Jack, Paul Schoeller as George/Peter/Jack, Josiah Smothers as Jack/Michael, and Ethan Stokes George/Peter/Jack.
The ensemble includes Marie Choate, Josh Dunn, Ashley Edler, Joshua William Green, Daniel S. Hayward, Benjamin Henley, Elizabeth Lester, Allison Lian, Michael Luongo, André Malcolm, Spenser Micetich, Melody Rose, Kelsey Seaman, Adrien Swenson, and Paul Thiemann.
Tony winner Diane Paulus helmed the Broadway production; her direction is re-created for the tour by Mia Walker.
Based on the Academy Award-winning film 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.
With a book by Olivier nominee James Graham, music and lyrics by Gary Barlow and Grammy winner Eliot Kennedy, and choreography by Emmy winner Mia Michaels, the production also features scenic design by Tony winner Scott Pask, lighting design by Tony winner Kenneth Posner, costume design by Suttirat Larlarb, 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, air sculpture by Daniel Wortzel, animal direction and training by William Berloni, and casting by Stewart/Whitley.
The tour is produced by NETworks Presentations. Visit FindingNeverlandTheMusical.com for the touring itinerary.
(Updated September 28, 2018)