FLY TO NEVERLAND WITH ACADEMY AWARD® WINNER CHRISTOPHER WALKEN AND ALLISON WILLIAMS IN NBC’S BOLD NEW PRODUCTION OF A BELOVED BROADWAY MUSICAL PETER PAN LIVE! BRING IT HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS ON DVD ON DEC. 16, 2014 FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT!
Universal City, Calif., Dec. 8, 2014 — Bring home the magic and adventure of NBC’s all-new production of Peter Pan Live! on DVD Dec. 16, 2014 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Following the success of 2013’s The Sound of Music Live!, NBC’s exciting three-hour production of Peter Pan Live! is an extraordinary and contemporary live television event of the beloved Broadway musical Peter Pan. Starring Academy Award winner Christopher Walken (Hairspray), Allison Williams (HBO’s Girls), Tony Award winner Christian Borle (The Sound of Music Live!), Kelli O’Hara (Broadway’s South Pacific) and Minnie Driver (Phantom of the Opera), this musical masterpiece, filmed and broadcast live from New York, features show-stopping performances, stunning costumes, extravagant sets, enchanting music and touch of fairy dust that will have everyone in your home singing along.
From Academy Award-winning executive producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron (The Sound of Music Live!, Chicago, Hairspray), Peter Pan Live! is available Dec. 16, 2014, on DVD and as a DVD+CD Soundtrack Gift Set, which includes the CD soundtrack recorded by the cast, just in time for the holidays! Both the DVD and DVD+CD gift set also includes the special documentary The Making of Peter Pan Live! as seen on NBC, which gives fans an inside look at the creation of this season’s biggest holiday event. Peter Pan Live! is adapted from J.M. Barrie’s classic tale and features the iconic songs of the 1954 original Broadway production, including “I’m Flying,” “I Won’t Grow Up,” and “Never Never Land,” PLUS brand new songs penned by Amanda Green, songwriter and daughter of Peter Pan’s original lyricist, to create a truly new and memorable musical event.
• The Making of PETER PAN LIVE! – An exciting backstage look at the creation of an all-new production of the classic Broadway musical from rehearsals through performance.
Fly into adventure as NBC presents a bold new production of the classic Broadway musical that has delighted audiences for generations.
Filmed and broadcast live from New York, this wondrous adaptation of the original Broadway musical tells the beloved story of Peter Pan (Allison Williams, HBO’s Girls), a mischievous boy who ran away to have adventures in Neverland and never grow up! This family classic from the producers of Chicago, Hairspray, and Footloose features Academy Award winner Christopher Walken as Captain Hook and unforgettable songs, including “I’m Flying,” “I Won’t Grow Up,” and “Never Never Land” that will have everyone singing along for years to come!
CAST AND FILMMAKERS:
Cast: Allison Williams, Christopher Walken, Christian Borle, Minnie Driver, Kelli O’Hara, Taylor Louderman, Alanna Saunders, Jake Lucas and John Allyn
Directed by: Glenn Weiss and Rob Ashford
Music by: Mark “Moose” Charlap and Jule Styne
Lyrics by: Carolyn Lee, Betty Comden and Adolph Green
Book of Stage Play by: J.M. Barrie
Executive Producers: Neil Meron and Craig Zadan
TECHNICAL INFORMATION – DVD
Street Date: December 16, 2014 (US)/ December 23, 2014 (Canada)
Copyright: 2014 Universal Pictures. All Rights Reserved.
- DVD: 61165289 (US)/ 61165402 (Canada)
- DVD+CD Soundtrack: 61168852 (US)
Running Time: Approx. 2 Hours 15 Mins
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 1.78:1
Rating: Not Rated
Technical Info: Dolby Digital 5.1
The movie’s official website is http://www.nbc.com/peter-pan-
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