BROADWAY: Donna Summer: The Musical Hopes For 2018 B’way Opening
Donna Summer’s husband Bruce Sudano has big Broadway plans as he prepares to launch his new stage show SUMMER at La Jolla Playhouse in November. The show, based on the life of his late wife, will feature all of the disco queen’s greatest hits, with hopes taking the show the Broadway in 2018.
According to WENN, the show, directed by Jersey Boys’ Des McAnuff, will chronicle Summer’s life story using not only her most famous songs, but also some obscure ones. Most importantly, Sudano told WENN that he hopes for it to inspire and encourage young girls.
He said, “It’s a lesson for people going through struggle and who stumble and make mistakes,” he adds. “It’s gonna give them hope to overcome and succeed and carry on with their lives. It’s not about imitating Donna – Broadway World
No casting has yet to be announced, but it has been revealed that there will be a search for three Donnas’ to play the role portraying different segments of her career.
I for one, hope this production finally answers the enduring mystery of why someone left their cake out in the rain.