Multi-award-winning singer-songwriter and member of one of the most successful bands in the UK, Take That. He has 15 UK #1 singles and eight UK #1 albums as a solo artist and with Take That, and has also been awarded six Ivor Novello Awards. Finding Neverland is Gary’s first venture into composing the score for a musical.
Eliot Kennedy is a Grammy Award-winning musician/singer/songwriter from Sheffield, England. Eliot has had number-one hits with artists including Take That, Spice Girls, Celine Dion, Bryan Adams, Aretha Franklin and more. Winner of Ivor Novello, Juno and Critics Choice Awards. Golden Globe nominee. Honorary doctorate from Sheffield Hallam University. Eliot has worked with Gary Barlow for more than 20 years as co-writer/co-producer.
James plays include the acclaimed Privacy (2016) at the Public Theater in New York, staring Daniel Radcliffe: The Vote (2015) at London’s Donmar Warehouse: and This House (2012) at the National Theatre, nominated for the Olivier Best Play Award and screened worldwide as part of NT Live. His first feature film, X Plus Y, was selected for the Toronto International Film Festival and London Film Festival 2014.
Allan Knee wrote The Man Who Was Peter Pan, the source for the film, Finding Neverland. Other: Little Women (Broadway musical), Syncopation, The Jazz Age and The Scarlett Letter (PBS).
Diane Paulus is the Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director of the American Repertory Theater at Harvard University. Broadway: Waitress, Finding Neverland, Pippin (Tony Award, Best Direction and Best Revival), The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess (Tony Award, Best Revival), Hair (Tony Award, Best Revival). Cirque du Soleil: Amaluna. Diane was selected for the 2014 Time 100, Time Magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. For Katharine and Natalie.
TV: “So You Think You Can Dance” (three-time Emmy Award winner, five-time nominee), “SYTYCD Canada.” Film: Rock of Ages. Stage: New York Spectacular starring the Radio City Rockettes (director/choreographer), Finding Neverland (Broadway), Hello, Dolly! (Paper Mill), Cirque du Soleil’sDelirium, Celine Dion’s A New Day, Madonna, Prince. Dance: RAW (founder/artistic director/choreographer). Inspirational master teacher worldwide. Dedicated to my Mom and Dad in Neverland!
Broadway: Finding Neverland, Spring Awakening, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (Drama Desk nomination). He has worked as arranger/orchestrator for Gary Barlow, George Benson, Björk, Ray Davies, Josh Groban, Jamiroquai, Lang Lang, George Michael, Oasis, Sade, Duncan Sheik, Simply Red and Sam Smith (Grammy nomination) for whom he orchestrated the Oscar/Golden Globe winning “Writing’s on the Wall” from Spectre. www.simonhale.co.uk
Broadway: Once, Porgy and Bess, South Pacific, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Spamalot, Cabaret, 42nd Street. Off-Broadway/regional: The Threepenny Opera (Atlantic), Zorro (Alliance), Adrift in Macao (Primary Stages). Helen Hayes nomination, Outstanding Music Direction, Sycamore Trees (Signature. DC). International: Prince of Broadway (Tokyo/Osaka), Once (Dublin). Cabaret (Folies Bergere, Paris).
Broadway productions include Finding Neverland, The Book of Mormon (Tony Award), Waitress, Something Rotten!, The Visit, Blackbird, It’s Only a Play, Pippin (Tony nom), I’ll Eat You Last, The Pillowman (Tony Award), The Coast of Utopia (Tony Award), Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Tony Nom.), HAIR, Nine, Take Me Out, Casa Valentina, Pal Joey (Tony Nom.), and Urinetown. Peter Grimes (Met Opera), Cirque du Soleil’s Amaluna. Instagram @scottpaskstudio
Theatre: Macbeth (LA Opera), Waitress (Broadway), Finding Neverland (Broadway), Of Mice and Men (Broadway), Frankenstein (National Theatre), Hold on to Me Darling (Atlantic),Dying for It (Atlantic), The Killer (TFANA), Macbeth (Hartford). Select film/TV: American Gods, Steve Jobs, The Walk, “2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony’’ (Emmy), Cinema Verite (Emmy Nomination),127 Hours (Production & Costume Design, Art Directors Guild nomination), Slumdog Millionaire (Costume Designers Guild Award), The American, Sunshine. MFA, Yale.
Kenneth Posner has more than 50 Broadway play and musical theatre credits. He designs extensively Off-Broadway, for resident theatres and touring productions throughout the United States, as well as internationally. He is the recipient of Tony, Drama Desk. Outer Critics Circle, Lucille Lortel and Obie Awards.
His work can be heard worldwide in theatrical productions and permanent installations. Jonathan is grateful that his love for the theatre has resulted in numerous Broadway musicals, operas, plays and Cirque du Soleil productions. He has been honored with nominations and awards. More at www.designingsound.com.
Broadway: Finding Neverland, Chaplin. Ghost, Frost/Nixon, Brief Encounter. Off-Bway: Richard III (BAM). West End: Kate Bush: Before the Dawn, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (Royal Ballet), The Phantom of the Opera (Royal Albert Hall), 3 Winters, King Lear. Recipient: Drama Desk, Obie, Olivier Awards.
Theatre: Evita, La Cage aux Folles, South Pacific, Frost/Nixon, Elf, White Christmas, Assassins, Legally Blonde, Hairspray, The Producers. Television: “Little Britain,” “Poirot,” Dame Edna, Dame Judi Dench. Film: The Ghost Writer, Titanic. Star Wars. www.wigspccialties.co.uk
Broadway: The Cherry Orchard (Roundabout), Finding Neverland, Ghost (DD Award), Matilda, Pippin, Side Show, An Act of God, Macbeth (Armory), Groundhog Day (Old Vic) London and forthcoming Broadway. Movies: Hugo, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Mickey and the Magician (permanent show at Disneyland Paris). Has consulted for David Copperfield, Penn & Teller, David Blaine. Awarded Creative Fellowship of the Magic Castle, Hollywood. An associate artist of the Old Vic Theatre. www.stageillusion.com
Credits: Sochi Winter Olympics, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (dir. Julie Taymor), Spades (dir. Robert Lepage). Cirque du Soleil’s Amaluna (dir. Diane Paulus), Radio City Rockettes, NY Spectacular (dir. Mia Michaels), Air Play Show (dir. West Hyler), The Tempest (dir. West Hyler). “The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon”. New World, “Latin Grammy Awards,” Cirque du Soleil’s The Eye of the Storm. Museums: Smithsonian, Musée Rodin, Grand Palais in Paris, Swiss Science Center Technorama, Phaeno, Museu do Amanha. www.danielwurtzel.com
Music director, supervisor and/or arranger for 30 Broadway productions. Also: several West End productions, Chichester Festival Theatre, Radio City, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Boston Pops, Kennedy Center Honors. TV: Music Director/Arranger for NBC’s The Sound of Music Live! and Peter Pan Live! (Emmy nominations for both). Grammy nod for Nice Work album. Music training: Harvard Biology degree.
Original music and lyrics for Radio City Summer Spectactular. If/Then; Spring Awakening; Next to Normal; Carrie; Bright Lights, Big City; Dangerous Beauty; Prometheus Bound; Some Lovers; A Little More Alive. Lyricist: Cirque du Soleil’s Le Reve and Carmen. La Jolla Playhouse. Grammy-nominated vocalist for Aria Electronica and East Village Opera Company on Decca/Universal Records.
1st National Tours: Pippin (Diane Paulus), La Cage Aux Folles (Terry Johnson). Currently in development, MD/Composer: A Helluva Life (George Hamilton). MD/Arranger, La MaMa: The Golden Toad, Mark. Babes in Toyland (Pasadena Playhouse), The Nomad (Liz Swados, NYC workshop). Table (David Shire, NYC workshop). Resident MD at NYMF. TV/film: CBS “Jim Henson Christmas Special,” Race (Sundance, Gloria Allred). Ryan also writes/performs with his sister, Dawn (Wicked, The Last Ship). www.DawnandRyan.com. Love to his friends, family and Fiancée, Shoshana.
Recent Broadway: Holiday Inn; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812; Bronx Tale; Waitress; Something Rotten; Beautiful; Jersey Boys. Musician (bass): Eric Clapton, Michael Jackson, Leonard Cohen, BB King, Bob Dylan. Album Stage Door Johnny – John Miller: takes on Broadway is available on PS Classics Records. www.johnmillerbass.com
2011 Tony Honoree for Excellence in Theatre. Starting with Annie in 1977, twenty five Broadway shows, hundreds Off-Broadway, regional theatre, tours, television and movies. Animal Director for Because of Winn Dixie The Musical, Alabama Shakespeare Festival January 2017. Author of Broadway Tails. TV: From Wags to Riches with Bill Berloni. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. www.theatricalanimals.com.
Duncan Stewart CSA & Benton Whitley CSA. BROADWAY/NY: The Great Comet, A Clockwork Orange, As You Like It, On The Town, Pippin, Chicago The Musical, La Cage Aux Folles, The Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Carnegie Hall West Side Story, The Band Wagon, Pageant; WEST END/UK: Thriller Live, Menier Chocolate Factory, West Side Story; TOURS: Finding Neverland, Dirty Dancing, The Sound of Music, Into the Woods, The Bodyguard, Chicago The Musical, Once, Shrek, Elf, Flashdance, Anything Goes, Bullets Over Broadway, We Will Rock You; UPCOMING: Prince of Egypt, Hadestown, The Man in the Ceiling, Back Home Again, Waterfall, August Rush; REGIONAL: American Repertory Theater, Alley Theatre, Bay Street, Goodspeed, Theatre Under the Stars, Aslo Rep, Hollywood Bowl, TheatreWorks, Royal Caribbean. The Casting Society of America. Artios Award Winning. stewartwhitley.com
TBG has represented more than 20 Tony Award® winning Best Musicals and Plays since its inception in 1996. In addition to Finding Neverland, TBG also currently represents the touring productions of: An American in Paris, The Book of Mormon, The Bodyguard, Cabaret, The Color Purple, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Fun Home, The Humans, Motown The Musical, On Your Feet!, School of Rock, Something Rotten!, the 20th Anniversary tour of Rent, Waitress, and Hamilton.
Broadway National Tour Debut! Radio City NY Spectacular. TV: SNL, Jimmy Fallon, Americas Got Talent. Massachusetts Native. Proud University of Michigan Graduate BFA Dance ’15. Thank you Mom, Dad, Anthony, my incomparable family & friends, Mia, Clear Talent Group, and my loved ones looking down from Neverland. Always Believe! www.deetomasetta.com
With Ms. Paulus: Waitress, Finding Neverland, Pippin, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, Hair, Capeman, Death and the Powers, Prometheus Bound, Turnadot Rumble. A collaborator of Bill Irwin’s for 26 years. she is one of the creators of Fool Moon.
Credits with Ms. Paulus include the American Repertory Theater’s Broadway and National Tour productions of Finding Neverland, Pippin, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, and the current Broadway production of Waitress. Recently, Mia directed the new musical Normativity at New York Musical Festival (NYMF). Upcoming: Tour Director of the 2nd Nat’l Tour of Pippin. Education: B.A. Harvard University. www.miapwalker.com
Jack has hit the road with many national and international tours, including The Magic of David Copperfield, Miss Saigon, Rent, Dora the Explorer LIVE!, Disney’s Beauty & the Beast, A Chorus Line, Sweeney Todd, Into the Woods and Blue Man Group.
Kelsey is a proud member of Actor’s Equity Association. Previously National Tours: Dirty Dancing (PSM), Beauty and the Beast (PSM), Elf the Musical (PSM – first national), Shrek! the Musical (ASM – Asia & North America). Favorite Other Experience: Weston Playhouse, Piedmont Opera, Fabulous Fox Theatre in Atlanta. Graduate of UNCSA’s Stage Management program. Thanks and love to the family, to NETworks, and to Corey. @kelseytippins to follow my adventures.
Genevieve is a graduate of Ithaca College theater program, has most recently worked as the Assistant Stage Manager for Broadway’s Finding Neverland. Prior credits include Roundabout Theater’s Broadway Revival of Noises Off, The first national tours of Blithe Spirit, Sister Act & Anything Goes. As well as Waitress, Cinderella, Boston Ballet & Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Proud member of Actor’s Equity.
National Tours: Rent 20th Anniversary Tour (ASM), Regional: You Never Can Tell (PSM), I And You (PSM), La Jolla Playhouse’s Page to Stage: The Nightingale (PA). Much love to Mom and lots of gratitude to Dad.
Broadway: Les Misérables (Production Stage Manager). National Tours: Bullets Over Broadway (Executive Producer), Elf the Musical (Executive Producer), Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Executive Producer), The Phantom of the Opera (Supervisory Production Stage Manager), Les Misérables (Production Stage Manager), Mary Poppins (Production Stage Manager), Young Frankenstein starring Roger Bart and Rent starring Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp. Trinity currently works on the national tours of Les Misérables, Finding Neverland, Dirty Dancing and Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music. Instagram: @trinityonbroadway
Seth has been with NETworks since its inception in 1995. He spearheaded the international tours of Fosse starring Ben Vereen and Ruthie Henshall. Seth has produced The Lincoln Center Theatre production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific and The National Theatre production of War Horse. Together with Cameron Mackintosh, Seth served as Executive Producer for both the U.S. and U.K. tours of The National Theatre’s My Fair Lady, the 25th Anniversary U.S. tour of Les Misérables and the new The Phantom of the Opera tour. He is most proud of his greatest productions – Marlo and Camden.
Recipients of seven Tony Awards, including for the longest-running American musical of all time, Chicago.
Chicago worldwide, The Scottsboro Boys, Finding Neverland – Broadway, Waitress – The Musical, etc. Currently licensing Once the Musical internationally. Proud mother of Michael.
NETworks Presentations from its inception over 20 years ago, has been an industry leading producer and manager of touring musical theatre productions and remains committed to delivering quality entertainment to audiences worldwide. Having toured over 70 productions internationally, NETworks current touring productions include Cameron Mackintosh’s The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, Elf the Musical, Finding Neverland, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, Dirty Dancing, The Sound of Music and Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I.
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