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Julianne Moore Starrer 'Far From Heaven' to Get the Broadway Musical Makeover

Julianne Moore Starrer 'Far From Heaven' to Get the Broadway Musical Makeover

Far From Heaven, the 2002 Todd Haynes film starring Julianne Moore as a 1950s housewife whose happy domestic life changes when she discovers her husband is gay, has been commissioned to become a musical. In the very meta world of entertainment, the Far From Heaven musical will be a musical based on a film based on the classic Douglas Sirk melodrama All That Heaven Allows, which starred Rock Hudson and Jane Wyman.

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Far From Heaven, the 2002 Todd Haynes film starring Julianne Moore as a 1950s housewife whose happy domestic life changes when she discovers her husband is gay, has been commissioned to become a musical, reports NY Press. The team working on the musical adaptation, librettist Richard Greenberg and composers Scott Frankel and Michael Korie, who created the score to the acclaimed stage version of Grey Gardens.

In the very post modern world of entertainment in which it seems everything is a reproduction of something else, the Far From Heaven musical will be a musical based on a film based on the classic Douglas Sirk melodrama All That Heaven Allows, which starred Rock Hudson and Jane Wyman.

The musical has been commission by Playwrights Horizons, a writer's theater that develops new work by contemporary American playwrights, composers and lyricists.

 

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Tracy E. Gilchrist

<p>Cinephile, cyclist, proud cat lady and unabashed Pretty Little Liars guru.</p>

<p>Cinephile, cyclist, proud cat lady and unabashed Pretty Little Liars guru.</p>