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The Best Celeb Reactions to Peter Pan Live

The Best Celeb Twitter Reactions to Peter Pan Live

Originally posted 12/05/2014 10:45AM

NBC's telecast of Peter Pan Live! Thursday was a communal experience on social media – and nowhere was that more evident than on Twitter, where a whole subset of viewers shared their instantaneous reviews.

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Did Girls Star Allison Williams Take Flight as Peter Pan?

Did Girls Star Allison Williams Take Flight as Peter Pan?

Originally posted 12/04/2014 11:50PM

Anyone hoping for another NBC musical hate-watch were probably disappointed by Peter Pan Live! Thursday night.

It wasn't perfect by any means – switching between live singing and all those filmed ads killed just about any theatrical energy and flow well before the three hours were up – but the production was colorful and glitch-free.

Allison Williams of Girls made a much more committed Peter than Carrie Underwood did a Maria von Trapp in last year's endless Sound of Music Live!, and Christopher Walken's extremely peculiar Captain Hook was a triumph.

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Why Does a Woman Always Play Peter Pan?

Why Does a Woman Always Play Peter Pan?

Originally posted 12/04/2014 06:00PM

When Allison Williams first posted a picture of herself as Peter Pan on her Instagram account, she quickly got a lesson on how naive people were about the character's storied history.

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Peter Pan Live! Gets Ready for Takeoff: See Allison Williams Float Through Neverland

Peter Pan Live! Gets Ready for Takeoff: See Allison Williams Float Through Neverland

Originally posted 12/04/2014 10:50AM

It's almost time for takeoff!

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Watch Allison Williams Shine in New Peter Pan Live! Video

Originally posted 11/22/2014 05:40PM

[YOUTUBE "Z3d-ly6bkCk"] Allison Williams will never grow up!

In NBC's newest behind-the-scenes video for its upcoming live TV event, Peter Pan Live!, Williams admits she was nervous about taking on the role of the boy who can fly.

"I'm not going to lie, the bigness of it felt scary for a hot second," she says in the promo video.

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From TIME: Is Peter Pan Live! the Future of Television?

From TIME: Is Peter Pan Live! the Future of Television?

Originally posted 11/20/2014 07:30PM

Rehearsals for the live NBC production starring Allison Williams and Christopher Walken are underway on Long Island

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Sneak Peek: Did Hannah Really Leave N.Y.C. for Iowa on Girls

Originally posted 11/07/2014 04:00PM

[YOUTUBE "kB8y4Zp9UNc"] Has a stint in Iowa finally made Hannah a happy, well-adjusted person?

Since this is the world of Girls, it looks like the answer is no – but some time in the Midwest apparently does have its perks for Lena Dunham's perennially struggling character, according to the newly released trailer for the fourth season of the hit HBO show.

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Minnie Driver Joins Cast of Peter Pan Live! | Minnie Driver

Minnie Driver Joins Cast of Peter Pan Live!

Originally posted 11/05/2014 06:40PM

Look who's all grown up!

NBC has announced that Oscar-nominated actress Minnie Driver will play the part of Adult Wendy in its upcoming TV musical Peter Pan Live!

"We're thrilled to have Minnie as part of this Peter Pan adventure," NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt said in a statement. "She appears in the final emotional scene when Peter returns to the Darling home years later only to realize Wendy is now grown up and has a daughter of her own."

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Allison Williams: Flying as Peter Pan Is 'Utter Bliss'

Allison Williams: Flying as Peter Pan Is 'Utter Bliss'

Originally posted 10/16/2014 09:05PM

It's getting closer!

As excitement mounts for Peter Pan Live!, new artwork has been released for the holiday musical event airing on NBC on Dec. 4.

Allison Williams, who plays the title character, is front and center with a mischievous grin as she flies high into the night sky, a bit of pixie dust swirling around her.

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PHOTO: See Christopher Walken as Captain Hook | Christopher Walken

See the First Photo of Christopher Walken as Captain Hook for Peter Pan Live!

Originally posted 09/24/2014 06:10PM

Shiver me timbers, Christopher Walken is almost unrecognizable as a pirate!

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