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Finding Neverland (Tour)

From 40 member reviews
Members say: Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing, Clever

About the show

Direct from Broadway, this touring musical is based on the film of the same name about the man behind Peter Pan, as he summons the courage to become the writer–and the man–he yearns to be. More…

'Finding Neverland' follows playwright J.M. Barrie, who needs a big hit to save his floundering career. He finds the inspiration he's been missing when he meets a beautiful widow and her four young sons. Delighted by the boys' escapades, Barrie conjures the magical world of Neverland and writes a play unlike any that high-society London theatergoers have ever seen. It's a tremendous risk, but as Barrie himself has discovered: when you believe, you can fly. Directed by Tony winner Diane Paulus. Best for ages 7 and up. Click here to read reviews of the Broadway production.

2h 30m | Already closed | Boston Opera House (Boston)


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95
Clever, Entertaining, Refreshing

See it if You love the story of how Peter Pan was developed

Don't see it if You don't enjoy Peter Pan

92
Entertaining, Enchanting, Exquisite, Delightful, Funny

See it if you like the backstory of peter pan

Don't see it if you're expecting peter pan to be in it-my brother was really disappointed

Also this show is so beautiful-seeing it for the second time next month

92
Clever, Great staging, Fluffy, Profound, Quirky

See it if You love amazing touring casts, or love peter pan

Don't see it if if you can't go back in time

91
Absorbing, Delightful, Enchanting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You want a show that will make you laugh and cry with an inspirational message

Don't see it if You want a purely fluffy show, while there is some fluff there are also some intense moments.

Also The tour version is different from the Broadway production. There are ... Read more Read less

91
Enchanting, Beautiful, Must see, Poignant, Great singing

See it if you are a fan of the Peter Pan story and want to learn of its origin. The beauty of this show is in its portrayal of loss. Amazing tech!

Don't see it if Though I have read some negative reviews of this show (from the B'way production), I honestly don't know how people can not like this show.

Also I LOVED the Broadway production of Finding Neverland. As someone who w... Read more Read less

90
Clever, Delightful, Great staging

See it if You loved the movie. You love to be swiped away into the story.

Don't see it if You have no interest in Peter Pan stories...

90
Entertaining, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if You love the story of Peter Pan and believe in fairies.

Don't see it if You don’t know how to have fun.

86
Resonant, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Relevant, Dated

See it if You know the storyline of Peter Pan. You have passed the age of reading such kind of stories.

Don't see it if You expect a happy story. You enjoy inspiring musicals.

86
Great staging, Entertaining, Must see, Delightful

See it if All fans of Peter Pan must see how it all began. Special effects were terrific. The story is inspiring and sad.

Don't see it if If you think it is another Peter Pan play. It is the creation of the play from the writers story. I enjoyed it.

85
Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great singing, Absorbing

See it if you want to be delighted and enchanted

Don't see it if you're not up for a sappy story

85
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if You love to escape into great storytelling and fantastical staging, including beautiful choreography and projection design.

Don't see it if You are looking for a unique story and modern themes- this is old fashioned goodness for the whole family.

84
Clever, Enchanting, Great singing, Riveting, Entertaining

See it if you love Peter Pan or anything of the like!

Don't see it if you don't like dealing with kids in the theatre- this is a family show.

78
Delightful, Great staging, Entertaining, Enchanting, Clever

See it if you want to see a musical version of the movie of the same name and you like Peter Pan.

Don't see it if you don't like shows with children in them, you hate Peter Pan, you want something a little more cerebral.

55
Banal, Insipid, Decent writing, Some magical elements, Magical final half hour, mediocre everything else

See it if You want something you can take the family too or don't care how unoriginal a musical is. If you are easily enchanted, then go see it.

Don't see it if You are looking for a show that is not so generic, that you are bored. Don't see it if you want a good score and a good book.

Also I saw the show twice. The first time I really didn't like it. The enti... Read more Read less

100
Must see, Brilliant, Lovely, Beautiful, Enchanting

See it if You love your inner child. This play switching from hilarious to heartwrenching in the blink of an eye as it spins its lovely tale

Don't see it if You prefer a life without laughter.

Also This is the type of play that will leave you sniffling and laughing up... Read more Read less

100
Delightful, Great singing, Great staging, Must see, Great acting

See it if You love musicals, great stories, Peter Pan or just need a few hours to get away and lose yourself in great theater. Good for kids, too.

Don't see it if You are a Grinch.

100
Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Great singing

See it if You like a musical...

Don't see it if If you don't like musicals...

100
Absorbing, Exquisite, Romantic, Must see, Great singing

See it if you love movies made into musicals and beautiful stories on stage.

Don't see it if you did not like the movie.

100
Absorbing, Resonant, Riveting, Must see, Masterful

See it if You love Peter Pan backstory works, and/or the Johnny Depp movie. You enjoy great singing and a highly original score

Don't see it if You're too "adult" for yet another Peter Pan piece. You're looking for huge production numbers (there are a few, but they're not the focus)

100
Absorbing, Delightful, Enchanting, Must see, Funny

See it if You are any age! It is a magical story about JM Barrie and those in his life. A whimsical tale of how Peter Pan may have come to be!

Don't see it if You did not like to be charmed, humored and touched by a delightful story.

98
Delightful, Entertaining, Masterful

See it if you want to be enchanted and taken on a journey to the creation of Peter Pan by stepping beyond the comfort zone and the social monotony.

Don't see it if you disagree with pushing the boundaries of the social norm or if you do not like fantasy.

97
Delightful, Enchanting, Great writing, Hilarious, Must see

See it if you, or your kids, adore fantasy and enchantment. The sadder moments might take a slightly more emotionally equip child to comprehend.

Don't see it if you prefer a strong, strong tale or your kids don't yet understand basic symbolism.

93
Riveting, Masterful, Great staging, Great acting, Great singing

See it if you enjoy the behind the scenes aspect of theater and are amazed by intricate sets and choreography.

Don't see it if I can't think of a reason not to!

91
Absorbing, Clever, Enchanting

See it if You like Peter Pan and are curious about the mind behind it all.

Don't see it if You don't like shows that are not completely filled with music. There is a good bit of dialogue, but it's great nonetheless.

89
Enchanting, Clever, Great singing, Funny, Thought-provoking

See it if You love clean, fun entertainment.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy family shows.