Popular tv drama Nashville will make its return — this time on Broadway. The hit tv sequence, which lasted six seasons on ABC, CMT and Hulu, aired its last episode in 2018.
The present will come again to life by way of a Broadway musical adaptation with 10-time Tony Award winner Scott Delman (American Idiot, Ragtime, Book of Mormon, Hello, Dolly!, Fun Home, Mean Girls) at its helm. Delman will function lead producer of the present and has acquired the reside theatrical rights from Lionsgate and ABC Studios, in keeping with a press launch.
"Nashville, with its complicated, relatable characters and sweeping emotional gestures, has all the narrative components that I search for in nice theatrical supply materials,” Delman stated in an announcement. “From that wealthy DNA, we will likely be constructing an authentic story with solely authentic music, written by main Nashville and Broadway songwriters."
He added, "We are significantly excited to ship Broadway's first rating of true up to date nation music — a style that has exploded with mainstream audiences in recent times. Lionsgate has a treasure-trove of sterling IP, and I'm honored to be part of this new section of their reside leisure division."
For six seasons, Nashville introduced the characters and storylines of Music City’s vibrant music scene to life. Additional data on the upcoming musical, together with manufacturing dates and a inventive crew, is anticipated to be introduced within the coming weeks.
Former Nashville actor Sam Palladio, who performed Gunnar Scott all through the sequence, shared the information on Twitter.