Directed by visionary Tony-winner Diane Paulus and based on the critically-acclaimed Academy Award winning film, “Finding Neverland” tells the incredible story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters: Peter Pan.
The winner of Broadway.com’s Audience Choice Award for Best Musical, this breathtaking smash “captures the kid-at-heart,” says TIME Magazine. Vogue cheers, “It’s a must-see you’ll remember for years to come!”
Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys’ enchanting make-believe adventures, he sets out to write a play that will astound London theatergoers.
With a little bit of pixie dust and a lot of faith, Barrie takes this monumental leap, leaving his old world behind for Neverland, where nothing is impossible and the wonder of childhood lasts forever. The magic of Barrie’s classic tale springs spectacularly to life in this heartwarming theatrical event. Finding Neverland is “far and away the best musical of the year!” (NPR).
The Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville brings in artists and entertainers from all over the world to create unforgettable performances. The facility offers diversified programming, large-scale touring productions and unparalleled performing arts opportunities. The WAC has played host to comedian Steve Martin and touring productions of Broadway’s greatest, including “Les Misérables,” “Book of Mormon” and much more.
The WAC has enriched the cultural life of Northwest Arkansas for 25 years. It recently expanded and remodeled, adding nearly 30,000 square feet of space to the newly modernized facility that is able to bring more arts and education opportunities than ever to Fayetteville.
For more information, including tickets, visit waltonartscenter.org.