It has been announced that Lin-Manuel Miranda will be involved with the stage adaptation of Martin Scorsese’s 1977 film New York, New York.
Musical theatre composer Lin-Manuel Mianda has confirmed that his next musical project will be a stage production based on the film New York, New York and will be heading to Broadway in 2023 according to Deadline.
It has been announced that Susan Stroman (Crazy for You) will direct and choreograph, with the show featuring the numbers of John Kander and Fred Ebb (Chicago, The Scottsboro Boys, Cabaret). Miranda (Hamilton) will write additional lyrics for new Kander tunes. Meanwhile, the story will bear little resemblance to the film.
The creative team will also include Sam Davis (music supervision and arrangements), Daryl Waters and Davis (orchestrations), David Loud (vocal arrangements) with music direction by Alvin Hough Jr. Foresight Theatrical are general managers while casting (for a company of 31) is being handled by Jim Carnahan and Jason Thinger. Meanwhile, Sonia Friedman (The Doctor, The Inheritance, The Ferryman, The 47th, Patriots, Leopoldstadt, Uncle Vanya, Oklahoma!) is set to produce alongside Tom Kirdahy, while David Thompson (Scottsboro Boys) will write the book alongside Sharon Washington.
Casting and venue for the show has yet to be announced.