When Mary Martin Was the Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up

In the 1950s, a musical adaptation of J. M. Barrie’s ‘Peter Pan’ starring Mary Martin became a sensation, attracting the fourth biggest audience of all time for a scripted TV show when a live production was broadcast on NBC.

Author: Ben Yagoda
Source: Longreads
Published: Dec 2, 2014
Length: 12 minutes (3,094 words)