From the Oscar-winning musical to the Great White Way, the beloved “La La Land” is coming to Broadway! Get ready to experience the City of Stars all over again as the beloved movie is adapted into a stage show. With a world-class team of creatives, this new adaptation is sure to be a hit with fans of the movie and newcomers alike.
In 2016, “La La Land” captivated audiences with its original songs, such as “City of Stars,” “Another Day of Sun” and “Audition (Fools Who Dream).” Starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling as an aspiring actor and jazz musician, respectively, the movie showed us all the power of pursuing our dreams. The movie’s success at the Academy Awards, where it won Best Director for Damien Chazelle and Best Actress for Stone, and at the box office, grossing $151 million in North America and $472 million worldwide, made it a timeless classic.
Now, the beloved movie is being adapted into a stage show and will open on Broadway at an undetermined date. The show will feature music by Justin Hurwitz and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Bartlett Sher (“To Kill a Mockingbird,” “Fiddler on the Roof”) is directing the stage adaptation based on a book written by playwrights Ayad Akhtar and Matthew Decker. The Broadway cast has yet to be announced.
In addition to the stage show, “La La Land” has also been adapted into a concert version, which has been touring around the world since 2017. With this new adaptation, fans of the movie and newcomers alike will be able to experience the City of Stars in a whole new way.
So, if you’re ready to experience the City of Stars all over again, be sure to keep an eye out for the Broadway show adaptation of “La La Land” coming soon!