Allison Williams To Play Peter Pan in NBC’s ‘Peter Pan Live’
She’s bought all the ingredients to make grilled pizzas, hosted an ill-fated Hamptons healing dinner party, and, now, Allison Williams will be having a Hook food fight. NBC has announced that the Girls star will play the title role in Peter Pan Live.
— NBC (@nbc) July 30, 2014
Just as Carrie Underwood in The Sound of Music Live before her, Williams will head up a live telecast of Peter Pan this December. The rest of the cast has yet to be announced. For those unfamiliar with the stage version of Peter Pan, the part of Peter, the boy who never grew up, is written for an alto and always played by a woman.
And, sure, you’ve seen Marnie’s awful rendition of “Stronger” from Girls, but can Allison Williams really sing? Why, yes! She can! There is a whole treasure trove on YouTube of a pre-fame Williams singing. Here she is doing “Tik Tok”: