> Neverland was more than just a rock version of Peter Pan,
> it was also a reboot of The Dream Engine, his college
> musical from almost 10 years before. A major reboot.
> “The changes from the older version are so major, so basic
> and so complete that I’m going to retitle the thing,”
> Steinman said at the time, adding: “It really has very
> little relationship to Dream Engine, except for a certain
> ball of energy… Most of the music is new too.”
The source for this quote is a letter from Jim Steinman to Joe Papp (attached).