Looks like Soul Train is headed to Broadway!
It was recently announced that Questlove will be its conductor!
In honor of the series’ 50th anniversary, Questlove will co-executive produce a Broadway musical based on Don Cornelius’ creation.
The program first aired on 1976 and extended until 2006. Deadline has reported that the play will allow the audience to see the personal story of Soul Train host and creator, Don Cornelius, himself.
Check out the official announcement by Questlove.
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Tryna make dreams come true every day of my life. Y’all know I bleed @soultrain so this move should surprise none of y’all. Extremely proud to be part of this awesome team and a part of hisherstory. Follow @soultrainonbway yall! ❤️✌🏾& 🥾🕺🏾 #Repost @soultrainonbway ・・・ We’re beyond excited to share today’s announcement of the trailblazing creative team behind Soul Train the Musical! Pictured left to right: 2019 Tony Award Nominated and MacArthur Genius Grant Winning Playwright @domorisseau, Four-time Grammy Award Winning Executive Producer @questlove, 2019 Tony Award Nominated Choreographer @camilleabrown, and NAACP Image Award Winner Director @kamilahf of the Apollo Theatre. Joining Questlove as Executive Producers are Don Cornelius’s son @MrTonyCornelius, Emmy-nominated CSI creator Anthony E. Zuiker, Live Nation Urban president Shawn Gee and Devin Keudell with Bespoke Theatricals. This project is a labor of love, and its Broadway premiere is planned for 2021 in celebration of the iconic television series’ 50th anniversary. Stay tuned for more details and read more from NY Times at the link in our bio. 📷: Nicola Goode #soultrainthemusical
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