Omaha, Neb. (July 7, 2017) – Omaha Performing Arts is pleased to announce tickets for FINDING NEVERLAND go on sale to the public on Friday July 28, 2017 at 10:00 AM. FINDING NEVERLAND will play Omaha’s Orpheum Theater, 409 South 16th Street, Wednesday, October 11 through Sunday, October 15, 2017.
Tickets start at $35 for the production. Tickets may be purchased online at TicketOmaha.com, at the Ticket Omaha Box Office inside the Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas Street or by calling (402) 345-0606 beginning July 28. Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more.
FINDING NEVERLAND welcomes John Davidson to the role of Charles/Frohman/Captain James Hook! Davidson, star of TV (Hollywood Squares, That's Incredible), stage (Wicked, Oklahoma!), and music (12 albums). He joins a talented company of actors coming to Omaha’s Orpheum Theater October 11-15.
John Davidson was last seen on tour in Wicked as the Wizard. He has also been seen on Broadway in State Fair, Foxy and Oklahoma and Off-Broadway in High Infidelity and The Fantasticks. Davidson’s numerous TV and feature film credits include “That’s Incredible,” “The New Hollywood Squares,” “One Hundred Thousand Dollar Pyramid,” “The Tonight Show,” “The John Davidson Daytime Talk Show,” “The Kraft Sum Music Hall,” “The Girl With Something Extra,” "The Happiest Millionaire," "The One And Only Genuine Original Family Band," "Airport 80" and "Edward Scissorhands."
The full company features Billy Harrigan Tighe (Pippin, The Book of Mormon) and Christine Dwyer (Wicked, Rent), with John Davidson (Wicked, Oklahoma), Karen Murphy (A Little Night Music, My Vaudeville Man),Turner Birthisel, Connor Jameson Casey, Wyatt Cirbus, Bergman Freedman, Tyler Patrick Hennessy, Colin Wheeler, Christina Belinsky, Caitlyn Caughell, Sarah Marie Charles, Adrianne Chu, Calvin L. Cooper, Dwelvan David, Nathan Duszny, Victoria Huston-Elem, Melissa Hunter McCann, Connor McRory, Thomas Miller, Noah Plomgren, Matthew Quinn, Will Ray, Kristine Reese, Corey Rives, Dee Tomasetta, and Matt Wolpe.
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. Directed by Tony®-winner Diane Paulus (Pippin, Hair) with book by Olivier Award®-nominee James Graham, music and lyrics by Gary Barlow (Take That) and Grammy Award®- winner Eliot Kennedy, and choreography by Emmy Award®-winner Mia Michaels (“So You Think You Can Dance,” Cirque du Soleil’s Delirium), this new musical, packed with mesmerizing visuals, irresistible songs and plenty of laughs, 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 (Pippin, Book of Mormon), lighting design by Tony Award®-winner Kenneth Posner (The Coast of Utopia, Pippin), costume design by Suttirat Larlarb (Of Mice and Men), sound design by Tony Award®-nominee Jonathan Deans (Pippin, La Cage aux Folles), hair and make-up design by Richard Mawbey, projection design by Jon Driscoll, music supervision by Fred Lassen, musical direction by Ryan Cantwell and casting by Stewart/Whitley.
FINDING NEVERLAND is produced by Weinstein Live Entertainment and NETworks Presentations.
Sunday, October 15, 2017 – 1:30 PM & 7:00 PM
(Editor note: there will not be a Tuesday evening performance of this production)
For more tour and casting information: www.TicketOmaha.com; www.findingneverlandthemusical.com;