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Listen To This: Take Flight!

Matthew Morrison's performance of Stronger at the Tony Awards was one of our highlights of the show! Not only is he great, but the song itself is sooooo good!

AND, in an unusual move, entertainment mogul Harvey Weinstein - who produced the Broadway musical based on his film - released a concept album concurrently with an official cast recording.

The concept album has recording artists covering the songs from the show, and one of our most Perezcious faves, Kiesza, covered Stronger.

The arrangement is Gloria Estefan's Reach meets The Lion King. Epic!

And Kiesza's vocals are so crazy good on this! SOARING!

Check out the greatness above!!

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Perez Reviews: Finding Neverland

Finding Neverland fails to take flight - figuratively AND literally.

Harvey Weinstein made a bold and inspiring choice in hiring director Diane Paulus to helm his first Broadway musical as a lead producer.

Unfortunately, Paulus' own genius is to blame for Finding Neverland's lack of pixie dust.

Paulus - a multiple Tony Award winner - is known for her visionary productions. The recent and inspired revivals of Pippin, Porgy & Bess and Hair are all her genius creations.

Paulus has set the bar high. Exceptionally high! And in Finding Neverland she does not reach her usual level of brilliance, sadly.

This production is good but not great. We liked it but didn't LOVE the show.

For a musical about the creation of and featuring Peter Pan, one would expect flying and all sorts of theatrical razzle dazzle. Those moments of wonder and awe are few and fleeting, though.

This Finding Neverland feels confused. It wants to be Wicked but it can't. The central themes of this show - love and death - are pretty dark and Finding Neverland is definitely made for adults.

The scenic design, by Scott Pask, was fine but far from great. Same for the costumes, by Suttirat Anne Larlarb.

The songs, by Gary Barlow and Eliot Kennedy, are hit and miss. Some, like Circus Of Your Mind, are outstanding. But most are just fine.

The best thing about Finding Neverland, however, is the casting. Both Matthew Morrison and Kelsey Grammer shine in their roles. If only they had been given better everything to work with!

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Finding Neverland Gives Us A Sneak Peek Behind-The-Scenes With The Help Of Matthew Morrison!

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This looks fantastic!

Finding Neverland is hitting Broadway, so get ready to go to the second star to the right, and straight on till morning! The public has to wait until April 15th to see the production, but in the meantime we have a sneak peek!

[ Related: EXCLUSIVE! First Look: Matthew Morrison's Post-Glee Gig In Broadway's Finding Neverland ]

Glee's Matthew Morrison is starring in it, and he gave Good Morning America a backstage look at how all of the magic happens! And let us tell you, it really does look fabulous!

Ch-ch-check out the clip

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Taylor Swift, Alicia Keys, & Jennifer Hudson To Sing On The Finding Neverland Broadway Album! Does This Mean They'll All Be In The Show?!

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Sorry guys, don't hold your breath on this one!

It's typical for Broadway performers to be featured on the soundtrack of the show they're starring in, but Harvey Weinstein is taking a different approach with his new Broadway show!

After getting a sneak peek of Finding Neverland from Jennifer Hudson's breathtaking performance at the Tony Awards on Sunday evening, the Hollywood big shot revealed he's planning on releasing a concept album shortly after the show debuts on Broadway!

But unfortunately it isn't featuring the cast members of the show!

Harvey explained that Taylor Swift and Alicia Keys are probably going to be involved in the concept album for the Broadway musical with JHud, but the three will not be appearing on the Great White Way at all.

Such a bummer, we'd totally be down to see Swifty hold her own on Broadway!

If you missed out on JHud's stellar performance, take a look at it (below)! It's definitely a look of what's to come on this concept album!

[Image via BauerGriffinOnline.]

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Jennifer Hudson Flies Through The Stars With Her Finding Neverland Performance At The 2014 Tony Awards!

Wow.

Seriously, like… wow!

The Tony Awards is not just an evening to celebrate what Broadway has given us this past year, but also what is to come.

Finding Neverland has a bit of time before it finds its way to the Great White Way, but tonight, we were treated to a first look of what the show will sound like — and it sounded a lot like Jennifer Hudson pulling on every heartstring we own!!!

Please go ahead and check out the video above to be transported to a place where dreams are born and time is never planned.

Think some lovely thoughts… and enjoy!!!

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Pan's Back!! UK's X Factor Judge Gary Barlow To Co-Write Score For Finding Neverland Musical!

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Host of Britain's X Factor, Gary Barlow has been invited to do a rewrite of the musical score to the Finding Neverland musical, which is being developed by producer Harvey Weinstein.

The musical will be based on the movie of the same name, which will center around the author J. M. Barrie (portrayed by Johnny Depp in the film), who penned Peter Pan.

The musical has gone through redrafting after it premiered at the Leicester Curve back in October 2012. Barlow joins the ranks of composers Scott Frankel and Michael Koire who are working on the music, while James Graham the writer of This House has been brought on to revamp the story.

While nothing has been set in stone, we're eager to see the musical of the movie that made us all weep hysterically. Just a little more pixie dust, and this show should be flying to the West End sometime soon!

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The King's Speech Is Coming To Broadway!

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After seeing Hairspray over the weekend, we kind of want to see more of Nick Jonas on stage! We suppose he's a bit young to play King George VI, though…or is he??? LOLz.

Back in April, we learned that

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