Sioux Falls, SD The Washington Pavilion is proud to announce FINDING NEVERLAND, Broadway.com’s Audience Choice Award Winner for Best Musical, is coming to the Mary W. Sommervold Hall stage October 16-18. FINDING NEVERLAND is the first show of the 2018-19 Pavilion Performance Series which includes an all-Broadway lineup of six musicals.
Based on the Academy Award-winning Miramax motion picture 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 – one of the most beloved stories of all time. Diane Paulus’ FINDING NEVERLAND with direction recreated by Tour Director Mia Walker and Associate Choreographer Camden Loeser with book by Olivier Award®-nominee James Graham, music and lyrics by Gary Barlow (Take That) and Grammy Award®- winner Eliot Kennedy, and original choreography by Emmy Award®-winner Mia Michaels (“So You Think You Can Dance,” Cirque du Soleil’s Delirium). FINDING NEVERLAND is packed with mesmerizing visuals, irresistible songs and plenty of laughs, it is a timeless story about the power of imagination and spectacular proof that you never really have to grow up.
The production features scenic design by Tony Award®-winner Scott Pask (The Band’s Visit, Mean Girls), lighting design by Tony Award®-winner Kenneth Posner (Mean Girls, The Coast of Utopia, Pippin), costume design by Suttirat Larlarb (Waitress, Of Mice and Men), 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 and Air Sculpture by Daniel Wortzel, animal direction and training by William Berloni, Tony Award Honoree, of William Berloni Theatrical Animals (Annie, Legally Blonde) and casting by Stewart/Whitley.
FINDING NEVERLAND is produced by NETworks Presentations.
Regina Ruhberg, Director of the Husby Performing Arts Center at the Washington Pavilion, commented, “We are delighted to start our 20th anniversary season with FINDING NEVERLAND! It is a moving, heartwarming musical that tells the inspirational story behind the family classic of Peter Pan.”
Tickets are on sale at the Washington Pavilion Box Office at 301 S. Main Ave, by calling (605) 367-6000 or at washingtonpavilion.org. Special pricing is available for groups of 15 or more.
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