and its associated characters have provided decades of inspiration not only for children, but also for other artists. The creator of Peter Pan
, however, needed inspiration before he could put pen to paper and build his complex story for the stage. How J.M. Barrie found it is the basis of Finding Neverland
, opening Tuesday and running through July 23 at the Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora St. Based on the 2004 movie, the musical follows Barrie as he befriends four brothers and their widowed mother, discovering that their make-believe world holds the key to a brilliant on-stage adventure. Tickets start at $25 and are available at attpac.org
. The show is for people ages 4 and older.