Rock Of Ages - Soul Train Broadway Show In Development

Rock Of Ages producer Matthew Weaver is developing a musical based on U.S. variety show Soul Train.

The hit programme was originated by late Tv mogul Don Cornelius and was broadcast in America from 1971 to 2006.

The series featured guest musicians including Michael Jackson, Elton John and Destiny's Child performing on the show, while audience members danced along to the music.

Weaver has now been handed the task of adapting the concept for a new Broadway production.

He says, "Don Cornelius created a television show that became a cornerstone in American culture and I am excited and honoured to be bringing it to the stage. We are putting together a top-notch team of artists to ensure Soul Train is the hippest trip on Broadway."


Contactmusic

Tags: Matthew Weaver

Advertisement

Editors Recommendations

Avengers: Age Of Ultron - Teaser Trailer

A lot has happened since the Battle of New York. The world was attacked by Norse God, Loki...

Avengers: Age Of Ultron Trailer

The Way He Looks - Review

From Brazil, this charming teen drama is disarming and engaging as it explores first love and burgeoning sexuality...

The Way He Looks Movie Review

'Ouija' Cast Joined By Fellow TV Stars For Hollywood's Spookiest Social Seance [Video]

With the forthcoming release of supernatural horror 'Ouija', the cast were joined...

'Ouija' Cast Joined By Fellow TV Stars For Hollywood's Spookiest Social Seance [Video]

The Babadook - Review

For her first feature, Australian actress-turned-filmmaker Jennifer Kent creates a startlingly effective horror movie by...

The Babadook Movie Review

Will Smith Moving Forward with TV Version of 'Hitch'

Remember the Will Smith movie, Hitch? It was ok. A little predictable, but ultimately a half-decent...

Will Smith Moving Forward with TV Version of 'Hitch'

So Who Leaked the 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Trailer?

The first trailer for The Avengers: Age of Ultron - likely to be one of the biggest grossing movies of all time...

So Who Leaked the 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Trailer?

Ouch That Hurt! Justin Bieber And Mayweather Boxing Video "Leaked"

Finally, after years of waiting, we can see what it might possibly look like...

Ouch That Hurt! Justin Bieber And Mayweather Boxing Video

Matthew McConaughey Honored At American Cinematheque Evening

Another awards ceremony, more tributes and praise for Matthew McConaughey...

Matthew McConaughey Honored At American Cinematheque Evening

Smashing Pumpkins Unveil 'Monuments To An Elegy' In December - Stream Single 'Being Beige' Now [Listen]

Just in time for Christmas, the Smashing Pumpkins will be releasing their...

Smashing Pumpkins Unveil 'Monuments To An Elegy' In December - Stream Single 'Being Beige' Now [Listen]
Advertisement

Comments

Matthew Weaver Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Matthew Weaver

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All