The Broadway Musical Blog – Musical theater news and gossip from the Great White Way

Dishing out daily (or almost daily) Broadway musical news and gossip. The companion site to The Broadway Musical Home (broadwaymusicalhome.com), a directory of Broadway musicals with the story, songs, merchandise, video clips, lyrics, tickets, rights & awards for almost 200 shows.

Another movie being adapted for the stage – Bring it On: The Musical

Bring it On: The Musical is an adaptation of the smash Hollywood film of the same name. With direction/choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler (In the Heights, 9 to 5, The Apple Tree), a book by Jeff Whitty (Avenue Q), music by Lin-Manuel Miranda (In the Heights) and Tom Kitt (Next to Normal, 13, High Fidelity), lyrics by Amanda Green (High Fidelity) and orchestrations/arrangement/music supervision by Alex Lacamoire (In the Heights, Wicked), I don’t see how this could possibly fail.

The show is looking to mount a regional production in 2011, followed by a national tour. Though no Broadway production has been mentioned, with these names on board, I’d be very surprised if this show didn’t eventually make it to the Great White Way.

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