Original Tiger Lily will skip NBC’s ‘Peter Pan’

December 4, 2014 9:54 AM

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NBC’s live broadcast of “The Sound of Music” last year drew 22 million viewers. The betting at the network and on Broadway is that Thursday’s live broadcast of “Peter Pan,” starring Allison Williams, is likely to draw even more, giving NBC plenty to crow about.

But one person who won’t be watching is the original Tiger Lily, Sondra Lee. She played the role on Broadway in 1954 and in the 1955 live telecast, which reached 65 million viewers.

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