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Is The Ferryman eyeing a Broadway transfer?
The Ferryman It has been reported that the West End smash hit play The Ferryman, written by Jez Butterworth and directed by Sam Mendes, is eyeing a fall 2018 Broadway transfer, if negotiations are successful.
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Posted 29 Sep 2017

Is Robin Hood eyeing a return to Broadway?
Hood: The Robin Hood Musical Adventure According to The New York Post, the Dallas Theater Center world premiere production of Hood: The Robin Hood Musical Adventure, written by Douglas Carter Beane & Lewis Flinn, could be B'way-bound.
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Posted 20 Jul 2017

Tony Kushner is reportedly penning a Donald Trump play
Tony Kushner According to an interview with The Daily Beast, Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Kushner has decided on the subject of his next play... President Donald Trump.
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Posted 20 Jul 2017

Is a stage adaptation of Disney's Hercules in the works?
Disney's Hercules Disney legend and composer of the 1997 Disney animated classic Hercules stated in an interview with California's Orange County Register that he is currently working on a stage adaptation.
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Posted 11 Jul 2017

Cyndi Lauper is working on a Working Girl musical
Cyndi Lauper Fox Stage Productions has announced a Broadway-bound musical adaptation of the 1988 hit movie Working Girl, featuring music & lyrics by Cyndi Lauper and a book by Kim Rosenstock.
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Posted 06 Jun 2017

Broadway Rumor Round-up - May 2017
Pretty Woman We thought it was about time we filled you in all the latest juicy rumors floating around the Great White Way, including news about Pretty Woman, Tootsie, Gorillas in the Mist and more...
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Posted 30 May 2017

Will London's Dreamgirls land on Broadway in 2018?
Amber Riley According to a recent Equity casting notice, it looks like the current West End premiere production of Dreamgirls, starring Amber Riley, is eyeing a 2018 transfer to the Great White Way.
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Posted 03 May 2017

Is A Star is Born in development for Broadway?
A Star is Born Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures are reportedly developing a stage adaptation of the 1954 movie musical A Star is Born, which starred Judy Garland & James Mason. Bill Condon is attached as director.
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Posted 09 Mar 2017

Will The Kid Stays in the Picture transfer to Broadway?
The Kid Stays in the Picture According to the New York Post, London's Royal Court production of The Kid Stays in the Picture, written by Robert Evans and directed by Simon McBurney, could transfer to Broadway.
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Posted 09 Mar 2017

Universal Music joins Simmons' to produce The Scenario
Russell Simmons Hip Hop pioneer Russell Simmons is now joined by Universal Music Group as a lead producer for the Hip Hop-themed Broadway musical The Scenario, which is now eyeing a 2017-2018 season bow.
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Posted 06 Feb 2017

Is Daniel Craig & David Oyelowo's Othello B'way-bound?
Daniel Craig According to the New York Post, the current New York Theatre Workshop production of Othello, starring Daniel Craig & David Oyelowo, may well be transferring to Broadway in Spring 2017.
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Posted 19 Dec 2016

Will Sutton Foster's Sweet Charity transfer to Broadway?
Sweet Charity According to the New York Post, the current New Group production of Sweet Charity, starring two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster, may be eyeing a Fall 2017 bow at Broadway's Circle in the Square.
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Posted 18 Nov 2016

Will Trevor Nunn direct Hugh Jackman in Schikaneder?
Hugh Jackman According to the New York Post, Trevor Nunn is eyeing Hugh Jackman to play the lead role in Stephen Schwartz's new musical Schikaneder, following its world premiere in Vienna, Austria.
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Posted 07 Oct 2016

Is a new musical Sousatzka eyeing a Broadway bow?
Sousatzka Producers of new musical Sousatzka, starring Tony winner Victoria Clark & Tony nominee Montego Glover, are eyeing an October 2017 Broadway bow following its world premiere in Toronto.
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Posted 28 Sep 2016

Is The Preacher's Wife musical heading to Broadway?
The Preacher's Wife On 12 September 2016 an industry presentation of The Preacher's Wife, featuring music and lyrics by Titus Burgess and a book by Daniel Beaty, will be held in New York City. Next stop Broadway?
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Posted 07 Sep 2016

New Sondheim musical at The Public in 2017?
Stephen Sondheim Stephen Sondheim & David Ives' new musical adaption of the films "The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie" & "The Exterminating Angel" may open at The Public Theater in 2017.
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Posted 03 Aug 2016

Is a True Blood musical heading to Broadway?
True Blood According to the New York Post, Pam MckInnon recently held a workshop for a musical adaptation of the hit TV series True Blood, featuring music by Nathan Barr and book & lyrics by Elizabeth Scott.
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Posted 01 Jul 2016

Will Taylor Louderman star in Clueless on Broadway?
Clueless Broadway alum and "Peter Pan Live!" star Taylor Louderman took on the role of Cher in a recent workshop reading of Clueless, opposite Dave Thomas Brown as Josh. Is a Broadway staging far behind?
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Posted 11 May 2016

Cooper & Miller in The Philadelphia Story on Broadway?
Bradley Cooper According to Showbiz 411, Oscar and Tony nominee Bradley Cooper may reunite with onscreen co-star Sienna Miller in a Roundabout revival of Philip Barry’s romantic comedy The Philadelphia Story.
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Posted 22 Apr 2016

Is Nicole Kidman set for Photograph 51 on Broadway?
Nicole Kidman According to the New York Post, the London production of Anna Ziegler's Photograph 51, starring Oscar winner Nicole Kidman, is set to officially open on Broadway in Fall 2016.
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Posted 15 Apr 2016

Is the new musical Josephine finally Broadway-bound?
Josephine The new musical based on the life of Josephine Baker, starring Grammy nominee Deborah Cox, will stage its world premiere in Florida in April 2016. Will the Great White Way be the next stop?
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Posted 11 Apr 2016

Will Julie Taymor direct a new Beatles musical on B'way?
The Beatles According to the New York Post, Tony Award-winning director Julie Taymor is in negotiations with Sony/ATV to helm a new musical based on the music of The Beatles on Broadway.
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Posted 11 Apr 2016

Is A Confederacy of Dunces Broadway-bound?
A Confederacy of Dunces The Nick Offerman-led comedy about "Don Quixote of the French Quarter" Ignatius J. Reilly, directed by David Esbjornson, is eyeing a future Broadway bow, according to New York Daily News.
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Posted 20 Jan 2016

Is P!nk's musical still Broadway-bound?
P!nk It has been reported that a second developmental workshop of the musical, inspired by the life and music of P!nk, now under the title of True Love, will take place on 10 October 2015.
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Posted 29 Sep 2015

Is Kevin Spacey eyeing a return to Broadway?
Kevin Spacey Tony and Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey is reportedly eyeing a return to Broadway as Edward R. Murrow in a stage adaptation of the 2005 George Clooney movie 'Good Night, and Good Luck.'
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Posted 27 Aug 2015

Is The King of Comedy musical adaptation in the works?
The King of Comedy It has been reported that Hedwig's Stephen Trask and Rock of Ages' Chris D’Arienzo are teaming up to bring a stage musical adaptation of the cult 1983 Scorsese film to Broadway.
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Posted 23 Jul 2015

Is The British Invasion Musical set to invade B'way?
The British Invasion Musical After yesterday's industry workshop of The British Invasion Musical, directed by Jerry Mitchell and starring Christian Borle, is it now set to invade the Great White Way?
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Posted 23 Jul 2015

Is DreamWorks eyeing B'way for The Prince of Egypt?
The Prince of Egypt DreamWorks Theatricals is staging a premiere concert reading of the first act of the Stephen Schwartz musical on 11 July 2015, starring Patina Miller. Is Broadway the next stop?
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Posted 25 Jun 2015

Is a stage musical of Bombshell finally in the works?
Bombshell According to Universal Stage Productions, a full stage musical of 'Bombshell' from the Broadway-centric NBC series 'Smash' is finally in development for the Great White Way.
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Posted 23 Jun 2015

Hef: Is a Hugh Hefner Broadway musical in the works?
Playboy According to a casting notice, Industry workshops and performances will be held in August for Hef - a musical helmed by Bethany Christine Elkin about the life of Playboy entrepreneur Hugh Hefner.
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Posted 02 Jun 2015

Is a Fight Club rock opera still Broadway-bound?
Fight Club According to the WSJ and writer Chuck Palahniuk, David Fincher is still aiming to bring a rock opera adaptation of the 1999 hit film Fight Club to the Broadway stage.
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Posted 02 Jun 2015

Is Rocketman the Musical Broadway-bound?
Elton John Is a new bio-musical based on the life and music of Elton John, and featuring a book by Tony Award winner Lee Hall, heading for both Broadway and the West End after the Rocketman film's release?
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Posted 21 May 2015

Is a The Devil Wears Prada musical in the works?
The Devil Wears Prada Is top Broadway producer Kevin McCollum teaming up with 20th Century Fox to bring a musical adaptation of the hit 2006 movie The Devil Wears Prada to Broadway?
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Posted 13 May 2015

Cirque du Soleil and The Wiz on Broadway?
The Wiz 1975 Broadway musical The Wiz is readying itself for a live TV broadcast and Broadway revival in the 2016-2017 season, with director Kenny Leon, Harvey Fierstein and Cirque du Soleil attached.
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Posted 31 Mar 2015

Is Tom Sawyer heading back to Broadway?
Tom Sawyer 17 year old Playwright-in-Residence Noah Altshuler is to write a new Broadway-bound stage adaptation of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, commissioned by The Mark Twain House & Museum.
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Posted 25 Mar 2015

Will The Honeymooners premiere on Broadway?
The Honeymooners Will the John Rando-helmed new musical based on the classic 1950s sitcom The Honeymooners head straight to the Great White Way for its world premiere?
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Updated 11 Mar 2015

Is Oprah Winfrey still eyeing a B'way debut?
Oprah Winfrey Oscar nominee and Queen of the American Talk Show Oprah Winfrey has confirmed she will not star in a previously reported revival of 'Night Mother, but is eyeing happier plays for her debut.
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Posted 04 Mar 2015

Is Moonshine: That Hee Haw Musical Broadway-bound?
Hee Haw Will new musical comedy Moonshine: That Hee Haw Musical, based on the TV variety show Hee Haw, head to Broadway after its world premiere at the Dallas Theater Center in Texas in Fall 2015?
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Updated 06 Feb 2015

Is a Water For Elephants musical in the works?
Water For Elephants Peter Schneider, Elisabetta di Mambro, Broadway Across America and Mehr! Entertainment acquire global stage rights to Sara Gruen's best-selling novel Water For Elephants.
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Posted 27 Jan 2015

Is Mrs Doubtfire gearing up for a Broadway debut?
Mrs Doubtfire The creative team of Alan Menken, David Zippel & Harvey Fierstein are in early stages of developing a musical adaptation of the 1993 Robin Williams film Mrs Doubtfire for the Broadway stage.
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Posted 23 Jan 2015

Will Kiss of the Spider Woman return to Broadway?
Kiss of the Spider Woman Producer Tom Kirdahy held a reading this month, directed by John Tiffany, starring Audra McDonald, Alan Cumming and Steven Pasquale. Could a Broadway revival be on the cards?
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Posted 14 Jan 2015

Jessie Nelson working on musical of Corrina, Corrina
Corrina Corrina Writer Jessie Nelson has announced in her recently updated bio that she is currently working on a musical adaptation of her 1994 film Corrina, Corrina alongside Alan Menken and Brian Yorkey.
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Posted 12 Dec 2014

John Doyle to direct B-way bound August Rush workshop
August Rush Tony winner John Doyle will direct a developmental workshop of Broadway-bound musical August Rush in December 2014. Could it feature in Broadway's 2015-2016 season?
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Posted 26 Nov 2014

Will Roundabout revive Sunset Boulevard on Broadway?
Sunset Boulevard Will the Roundabout Theatre Company revive Andrew Lloyd Webber, Don Black & Christopher Hampton's Tony-winning musical Sunset Boulevard with Tony winner Donna Murphy on Broadway?
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Posted 20 Nov 2014

Is Dave heading to the Great White Way?
Dave Will a musical adaptation of the 1993 hit comedy Dave, with music by Tom Kitt, lyrics by Nell Benjamin and a book by Thomas Meehan, premiere on Broadway in late 2015?
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Posted 12 Nov 2014

Kitt & Yorkey to adapt The Visitor for Broadway?
The Visitor The Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning team of Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey are to write a new Broadway-bound musical based on Thomas McCarthy's 2007 Oscar-nominated film The Visitor.
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Posted 21 Oct 2014

Could C'mon Get Happy make it to Broadway?
Christopher Sieber There will be an industry reading of Troy Britton Johnson's C'mon Get Happy in New York on 10 October 2014, starring Aaron Tveit, Annaleigh Ashford, and Christopher Sieber.
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Posted 10 Oct 2014

Is Titanic still on course for Broadway?
Titanic As a new staging of Maury Yeston & Peter Stone's musical Titanic is announced for Toronto, starring Ben Heppner and directed by Thom Southerland, could the Great White Way be its next port of call?
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Posted 09 Oct 2014

Will Sharon Stone star in Popcorn on Broadway?
Sharon Stone A developmental reading of Ben Elton's Olivier Award-winning comedy Popcorn takes place in New York on 6 Oct 2014 with Oscar nominee Sharon Stone. Could her Broadway debut be looming?
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Posted 06 Oct 2014

Will new musical Waterfall open on Broadway in 2016?
Bie Sukrit Wisetkaew Is new epic musical Waterfall, based on Thai novel Behind The Painting by Sriburapha, directed by Tak Viravan and starring Bie Sukrit Wisetkaew, eyeing a Broadway opening in 2016?
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Posted 30 Sep 2014

Is Sarah Silverman's The Bedwetter Broadway-bound?
The Bedwetter Is a musical adaptation of Sarah Silverman's 2010 memoir 'The Bedwetter: Stories of Courage, Redemption, and Pee' B'way-bound? Silverman to co-write the book, with music by Adam Schlesinger.
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Posted 24 Sep 2014

Is Piece Of My Heart eyeing a 2015 Broadway transfer?
Piece Of My Heart Is the new Denis Jones-helmed bio-musical Piece Of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story, which has already completed its off-Broadway run, eyeing a possible Spring 2015 Broadway transfer?
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Posted 16 Sep 2014

Will Disney's Hunchback swing on Broadway?
The Hunchback of Notre Dame Will the upcoming US premiere of the musical adaptation of Disney's 1996 animated classic The Hunchback of Notre Dame at La Jolla Playhouse, transfer to B'way after its Paper Mill Playhouse run?
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Posted 15 Sep 2014

Will Shakespeare In Love open on Broadway in 2015-16?
Shakespeare In Love The New York Post reports that the West End production of Shakespeare In Love, co-produced by Disney Theatrical and Sonia Friedman, is aiming to transfer to Broadway for the 2015-2016 season.
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Posted 20 Aug 2014

Could Rio and The Chipmunks end up on Broadway?
Rio, The Chipmunks The New York Times has reported that the lead producers of Broadway's Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark are working on stage musical adaptations of the animated films Rio and The Chipmunks.
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Posted 29 Jul 2014

Will The Muppets Take Manhattan in Live B'way Show?
The Muppets The New York Post columnist Michael Riedel has revealed further speculation about Disney Theatrical's intentions to mount a Broadway show based on Jim Henson's The Muppets.
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Posted 17 Jul 2014

Is First Wives Club Musical Finally Heading to B'way?
First Wives Club the Musical It has been announced that producers Jonas Neilson, Paul Lambert and Elizabeth Williams will mount an all-new production of The First Wives Club in Chicago, aiming for Broadway in 2015-2016.
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Posted 30 Jun 2014

Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil the Musical?
Darko Tresnjak It has been reported that Rob Ashford recently held a reading of John Berendt’s 'Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil' with a cast that included Tony Goldwyn, Leslie Uggams and Michael Park.
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Posted 24 Jun 2014

Gentleman's Guide Team Plot New Broadway Musical??
Darko Tresnjak Tony Award winning director Darko Tresnjak has spoken regarding his plans to re-unite with the composers of 'A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder' to pen a new musical.
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Posted 24 Jun 2014

Could Stage Sequel to Mamma Mia! Be Broadway Bound?
Mamma Mia! Sequel Producer Judy Craymer has hinted that she is working on a sequel to international hit Mamma Mia! alongside the boys from Abba, Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus.
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Posted 10 Jun 2014

Will 'The Sting' be Broadway's next Movie Musical?
The Sting Musical Heading to Broadway? Rumours are flying that the next screen-to-stage musical to hit Broadway could be an adaptation of the 1973 Oscar Winning film 'The Sting' adapted by Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis.
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Posted 27 May 2014

Common: Eyeing a Broadway Debut?
Common Grammy Award winning Rap Artist Common is looking to make his Broadway debut as boxer Jack Jefferson in a revival of Howard Sackler's 1967 play 'The Great White Hope'.
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Posted 06 Mar 2014

Pushing Daisies: A Broadway musical?
Pushing Daisies Bryan Fuller, creator of the TV series Pushing Daisies, has told E! Online he is talks with Warner Brothers studios and director Barry Sonnenfeld about adapting the show into a Broadway musical.
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Posted 18 Feb 2014

Back to the Future in London - B'way transfer?
Back to the Future The upcoming musical version of Back to the Future will now be premiering in London's West End in 2015, but Producers hope to bring it to Broadway depending on how it is received in London.
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Posted 31 Jan 2014

20 Feet From Stardom: Mick Jagger musical?
Mick Jagger An article in the Hollywood Reporter says Mick Jagger is in talks to turn the Oscar-nominated documentary 20 Feet From Stardom into a Broadway musical.
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Posted 22 Jan 2014

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