Tag: Purple Rain

Purple Rain heads to Broadway as a musical

Purple Rain heads to Broadway as a musical

Theater producer Orin Wolf, known for previous successful movie adaptations like The Band’s Visit to the Stage and Buena Vista Social Club, revealed on Monday that he would be adapting Prince’s 1984 film and album. Directing the musical will be the Tony-award-winning theater director Lileana Blain-Cruz. L. Londell McMillan and Larry Mestel, founder and CEO […]

Prince’s “Purple Rain” to be a musical: Why it matters

Prince’s “Purple Rain” to be a musical: Why it matters

Prince, arguably one of the most culturally important musicians of the late 20th century, will be honored as “Purple Rain” is set to be turned into a Broadway musical. During his forty-year career, Prince changed the landscape of the music industry with the continued experimentation of his sound and music, resulting in notable achievements such […]

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