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'Some Like It Hot' headed to Broadway in 2020

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

A musical adaptation of Monroe's film "Some Like It Hot" will bow out on Broadway in 2020.

The show, based on Billy Wilder's 1959 comedy, will feature a score by and Scott Wittman, Variety reported.

The iconic film's stage interpretation is headed to the Broadway more than six decades after the movie's release.

"Some Like It Hot" show will be directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw, who also led Broadway version of "Mean Girls".

Playwright has adapted the script for theatre.

The play comes from The and will be produced by and Neil Meron, who acquired the rights to the iconic movie from MGM.

"We are grateful to MGM for allowing us to tackle the challenge of translating the film's and magic to the stage," Zadan, Meron, and said on behalf of the in a statement.

Jonathan Glickman, of MGM's motion picture group and theatrical productions added, "'Some Like It Hot' is one of the crown jewels of Craig, Neil and the have assembled a world-class creative team and we can't wait to see it on Broadway."

The film also starred and

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 10:50 IST