Broadway’s 'Finding Neverland' is in the middle of a few cast shake ups at the moment. J.M. Barrie actor Tony Yazbeck is out the door and 'Les Miserables' lead Alfie Boe is getting read to take his place. Captain Hook actor Kelsey Grammer is also getting ready to leave the show once again but not as soon as he planned. Grammer has extended his return Check the report below for all the latest news and updates.
Tony Yazbeck is stepping down from his lead role as J.M Barrie in Finding Neverland, and that means Alfie Boe will be stepping up to dance with the bear. John Owen-Jones (Phantom of the Opera) will be taking over Boe’s role as in Jean Valjean in Les Miserables.
More than 30-years after being nominated for a Tony Award for playing the titular role in 'Peter Pan,' Sandy Duncan will be returning to the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre to replace Carolee Carmello in the Broadway production of 'Finding Neverland.' The 69-year-old triple threat recently explained that returning to a Pan oriented show in the same theater that she once played the boy that would not grow up has brought back memories so vivid they borderline on déjà vu. In addition to Duncan, Tony Yazbeck has also joined the cast as a replacement for lead Matthew Morrison, who is going on to take a recurring role in CBS' 'The Good Wife.'
It looks like original 'Glee' star Matthew Morrison is leaving Broadway to return to TV once again. According to the latest gossip news updates, the' Finding Neverland' lead will be leaving the production, shortly after Kelsey Grammer returns, to head off to join 'The Good Wife.' Although the loss of Morrison's name from the production could be viewed as a setback, 'On the Town' Tony Award nominee Tony Yazbeck should have no problem handling his own when he takes over for Morrison January 26.