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National tour of 'Finding Neverland' opens in Buffalo

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The national tour of Finding Neverland opens with a preview performance Friday evening at Shea's Performing Arts Center. The tour is actually premiering in  Buffalo and that is a first for Shea's. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley attended a 'sneak-peek' and talked to some of the members of the show.

WBFO's Eileen Buckley had a chance to speak with members of the production.

Diane Paulus is the Tony Award-winning director of Finding Neverland.

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WBFO's Eileen Buckley speaks with Diane Paulus, Tony Award-winning director of Finding Neverland.

Kevin Kern plays the role of J.M. Barrie. Kern has an impressive playbill, from the Bridges of Madison County to Wicked. 

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WBFO's Eileen Buckley talks with Actor Kevin Kern who plans J.M. Barrie.

Eliot Kennedy, from England, is one of the two composers with Finding Neverland.

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WBFO's Eileen Buckley speaks with Eliot Kennedy, from England, one of the two composers with Finding Neverland.

Eliot Kennedy, from England, one of the two composers with Finding Neverland.
Credit WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

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Finding Neverland writer James Graham, is also here in Buffalo for the national tour open.  

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WBFO's Eileen Buckley talks to Finding Neverland writer James Graham at Shea's.
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James Graham, writer of Finding Neverland at Shea's.

Previews will be held Friday and Saturday night at 7 p.m. at Shea's. There will be a 2 p.m. and 7 p.m show Sunday.  Opening night is set for Tuesday.

The show will run until the October 15th.  
 

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