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'King Kong' musical to arrive on Broadway in 2018

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

"King Kong" is all set to come to Broadway next year in autumn.

The stage show is based on the novel which inspired the original 1933 screenplay by Merian C Cooper and Edgar Wallace, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Jack Thorne, the Olivier-winning playwright of "and the Cursed Child" is penning the long-gestating stage show.

Drew McOnie, another Olivier winner is directing and choreographing the show.

The score is composed by Marius de Vries, who has contributed to films such as "La La Land", "Moulin Rouge" and "Romeo Juliet", while Eddie Perfect's songs will be featured in the show.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, May 19 2017. 09:57 IST