According to Variety, director Steven Spielberg is developing a Showtime series that will trace the creation of an original musical by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman (Hairspray, Catch Me If You Can) with the aim of taking it to Broadway.
The producers for the project are Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, who adapted Hairspray and Chicago for film and Gypsy, Annie and The Music Man for television. No other collaborators have yet been announced.
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