An Inspirational Hook

‘Finding Neverland’ soars with magic, imagination

Posted: December 17, 2017 at 1 a.m.

Photo courtesy: Jeremy Daniel Broadway and television veteran John Davidson takes on the dual role of producer Charles Frohman and Captain James Hook in the touring production of "Finding Neverland" -- the story of the man who wrote "Peter Pan," based on the Academy Award-winning film of the same name -- that NPR called "far and away the best musical of the year!"
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Photo courtesy: Jeremy Daniel Broadway and television veteran John Davidson takes on the dual role of producer Charles Frohman and Captain James Hook in the touring production of "Finding Neverland" -- the story of the man who wrote "Peter Pan," based on the Academy Award-winning film of the same name -- that NPR called "far and away the best musical of the year!"

When an actor with a body of work as rich and storied as John Davidson says a show is the most enjoyable experience he's had in a role, you know that outlook has weight to it. The Broadway and television veteran got his acting start more than 50 years ago and has starred as the Wizard in "Wicked," Harold Hill in "The Music Man" (formerly his most fun role, he says) and was the TV host of "The Hollywood Squares" and "That's Incredible!" among others.

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‘Finding Neverland’

WHEN — 7 p.m. Dec. 19-20; 1:30 & 7 p.m. Dec. 21; 8 p.m. Dec. 22; 2 & 8 p.m. Dec. 23

WHERE — Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville

COST — $44-$93

INFO — 443-5600, waltonartscenter.org

FYI — Recommended for ages 7 and older.

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Audience Engagement

“Finding Neverland” has two additional opportunities for engagement. As part of the Broadway Book Club, guests can meet at 7 p.m. Dec. 18 to discuss the book “Peter Pan” prior to seeing the show. Broadway Box Lunch is also available as an add-on before the Dec. 21 matinee performance. Visit waltonartscenter.org/event/finding-neverland for details on both.

Finding Neverland

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