UPDATE: Neil Patrick Harris has prolonged his visitor star run in Broadway’s hit comedy Peter Pan Goes Unsuitable by one week.
Harris will now seem within the function of Francis/The Narrator by means of Sunday, Could 7. The play, from the UK comedy troupe Mischef (The Play That Goes Unsuitable), opened final week on the Ethel Barrymore Theatre to sturdy critiques and good enterprise.
Peter Pan producers have indicated that the Francis/Narrator function will sometimes be performed by different visitor stars following Harris’ departure.
PREVIOUS, April 3: Neil Patrick Harris will take to the Broadway stage as a particular visitor star in Peter Pan Goes Unsuitable, producers introduced at the moment.
Harris will seem within the comedy from Tuesday, April 11 by means of Sunday, April 30. He’ll seem within the function of Francis, a member of the ‘Cornley Drama Society’ who portrays The Narrator and others in play-within-the-play Peter Pan.
“I’m an enormous fan of Staff Mischief and bodily comedy normally, so I jumped (fell?) on the probability to hitch their genius onstage,” stated Harris in a press release. “That stated, the function of the Narrator principally sits in a chair and reads a ebook, so apparently no rehearsals are required. I suppose that’s advantageous… what might probably go improper?”
Harris is not going to carry out on Friday, April 21 and the Saturday, April 22 matinee efficiency.
Harris is the primary particular visitor star for the Broadway engagement of Peter Pan Goes Unsuitable. Different visitor stars will seem sometimes, typically unannounced, all through the run. Future friends will probably be introduced at a later time.
Peter Pan Goes Unsuitable, from the worldwide theater firm Mischief, is now in previews and opens on Wednesday, April 19 on the Ethel Barrymore Theatre for a restricted 16 ½ week engagement.
Harris is finest identified for his TV roles in How I Met Your Mom and A Collection of Unlucky Occasions, and his Tony-winning efficiency as Hedwig within the Broadway manufacturing of Hedwig and The Offended Inch.
The forged of Peter Pan Goes Unsuitable options Bartley Booz as Dennis (now by means of April 9), Matthew Cavendish as Max, Bianca Horn as Gill, Harry Kershaw as Francis, Chris Leask as Trevor, Henry Lewis as Robert, Ellie Morris as Lucy, Charlie Russell as Sandra, Jonathan Sayer as Dennis (beginning April 11), Henry Shields as Chris, Greg Tannahill as Jonathan, and Nancy Zamit as Annie. The corporate is accomplished by Ryan Vincent Anderson, Stephen James Anthony, Fred Grey, and Brenann Stacker.
Peter Pan Goes Unsuitable is produced on Broadway by Kevin McCollum, Kenny Wax, Stage Presence Ltd, Catherine Schreiber, Greenleaf Productions, Bard Theatricals, Jamie Deroy, Mischief, Wendy Federman / Richard Batchelder, Jack Lane / John Yonover, Tulchin Bartner Productions, Dean Roth / forty second.Membership, Martian Leisure / Daniel Radford, Lams / Tom Smedes & Peter Stern, Ken And Rosemary Willman / Ayal Miodovnik, Nicole Eisenberg / Thomas S. Perakos and Lucas McMahon.