Prince‘s legendary 1984 film Purple Rain is set to be adapted as a stage musical.
Tony nominee Lileana Blain-Cruz, who recently helmed Lincoln Center’s revival of “The Skin of Our Teeth,” will direct the upcoming “Purple Rain” stage musical.
Pulitzer finalist Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, whose play “Appropriate” is enjoying success on Broadway, will provide an accompanying book.
Albert Manoli and William Blinn wrote the screenplay for the 1984 movie that featured Prince’s music.
According to reports, more details about the production and the timeline will be announced in the coming months. The producers are reportedly working with “Broadway partners.”
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