‘Back to the Future’ Broadway Musical Set for 2023 – The Hollywood Reporter

Broadway returns to the future in 2023 with a stage adaptation of the iconic 80s film.

Wednesday, the Back to the future The franchise’s official Twitter has released a trailer for the show, which is set to debut next year. “Synchronize your watches,” the video begins, before a camera captures two actors – portraying Marty McFly and Emmett “Doc” Brown – traveling through time in the DeLorean.

The announcement includes a link to register for first access to tickets. No other details about the show are currently available, including which Broadway theater will host the musical or who its producers, cast, creative and production team will be.

The musical held its world premiere at Manchester Opera House in March 2020 before moving to the West End in September 2020 to the Adelphi Theatre. Marty McFly is played by Olly Dobson while Roger Bart stars as Emmett Brown, both featured in the Broadway teaser. Featuring original music with lyrics by Alan Silvestri and Glen Ballard, and a book adaptation by Bob Gale – based on its original cinematic script with director Robert Zemeckis, the West End production won an Olivier Award for Best New Comedy musical.

the original Back to the future The film was directed by Zemeckis and written by both Zemeckis and Gale, with Stephen Spielberg producing Amblin Entertainment and distributing Universal Pictures.

The 1985 film starred Michael J. Fox as McFly, a teenager who is accidentally sent back to 1955 alongside his eccentric scientist friend Doc, played by Christopher Lloyd. In the past, Marty disrupts the timeline, preventing his parents from falling in love, and must find a way to reunite them to protect his existence and return to the future. The film also had Lea Thompson and Crispin Glover among its cast.

The film reportedly grossed over $222 million at the worldwide box office and spawned two sequels, 1989 Back to the future: part two and 1990s Back to the future: part three. Together, the three films have grossed over $965 million worldwide.

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