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‘Finding Neverland’ lands on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater

Set design of a scene from "Finding Neverland" at  American Repertory Theater.
Set design of a scene from “Finding Neverland” at American Repertory Theater.

Movie Man Harvey Weinstein has a dream and that dream is producing a stage version of his movie “Finding Neverland” on Broadway.

He’s announced he’s booked the major musical-friendly Lunt-Fontanne Theater (where “Motown, the Musical” currently is housed) for his show, which begin previews in March and opens April 8. The phenomenally gifted Diane Paulus will direct. (Saw her “The Donkey Show,” a musical disco-era like interpretation of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in 1999 in NYC, and was blown away by its creative daring.) Paulus was nominated for the Best Director Tony Award for her revival of “Hair,”  and won the award in 2013 for her revival of “Pippin.”

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