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is Detroit still transferring to Broadway?
Posted by jbm2 2013-01-12 21:07:08


is Detroit still transferring to Broadway?
Posted by Dollypop 2013-01-12 22:23:48


Good question. I know someone who was in the cast. I'll send him an e-mail about this.

I'll let you know what his response is.

is Detroit still transferring to Broadway?
Posted by LimelightMike 2013-01-12 22:38:18


I don't think so.

is Detroit still transferring to Broadway?
Posted by CATSNYrevival 2013-01-13 00:06:26


How can a whole city be on one street?

is Detroit still transferring to Broadway?
Posted by backwoodsbarbie 2013-01-13 00:07:39


Do we need Detroit the play AND Motown the Musical?

is Detroit still transferring to Broadway?
Posted by RippedMan 2013-01-13 02:06:41


Honestly don't know why it wouldn't? It has some stars in the cast and got great revies Off-Broadway. Put it in the Golden.

is Detroit still transferring to Broadway?
Posted by dramamama611 2013-01-13 09:37:03


It's only listed on Playbill as "in the works" which is where shows seem to go to die. (or are so deep "in development" that they aren't anywhere near to production.)

is Detroit still transferring to Broadway?
Posted by frogs_fan85 2013-01-13 10:19:37


If the cast is available I don't see why it shouldn't. The crop of new plays so far this season has been sub par at best, so it would have a very good chance of at least a nomination for Best Play. Hell, two of the fall's new plays (PERFORMERS and ANARCHIST) probably aren't even eligible for Tony nominations because they had such short runs. The only unknown quantities left this season are LUCKY GUY and THE NANCE.

is Detroit still transferring to Broadway?
Posted by RippedMan 2013-01-13 11:51:38


And John Logan's new play which is sure to be an awards magnet if it's any good.

is Detroit still transferring to Broadway?
Posted by frogs_fan85 2013-01-13 11:58:40


Right, I totally forgot about that too. So those three plus DETROIT equals your Best Play nominees. I don't see anything from the fall season or THE OTHER PLACE being recognized with a nomination.

is Detroit still transferring to Broadway?
Posted by AC126748 2013-01-13 12:54:24


It's only listed on Playbill as "in the works" which is where shows seem to go to die. (or are so deep "in development" that they aren't anywhere near to production.)


To give you an idea of how infrequently that "in the works" list is updated, the DETROIT listing there is from when the original production was planning to move directly to Broadway from Steppenwolf. It even lists Austin Pendleton as the director and says something like "direct from Steppenwolf". That thing never gets updated; it still lists stuff like the Cromer/Kidman SWEET BIRD that have been dead for a while.

I can't imagine DETROIT would be terribly expensive to run, and the PH production has recognizable names and good reviews on its side. I wouldn't be surprised if a transfer happened eventually.

is Detroit still transferring to Broadway?
Posted by dramamama611 2013-01-13 12:58:40


I totally realize that -- it seems that if there has been ANY inkling/rumor that a show has sights on b'way, it ends up on that list.

is Detroit still transferring to Broadway?
Posted by CapnHook 2013-01-13 14:35:54


And somehow producers and creative teams are still able to shock us with show announcements without any sort of buzz/gossip/rumor. This season, before official press releases, I hadn't heard a drop about THE TESTAMENT OF MARY.

is Detroit still transferring to Broadway?
Posted by Phantom of London 2013-01-13 15:19:13


Same as Scandalous that appeared on Broadway out of nowhere and disappeared off Broadway out of nowhere.

Detroit would be amazing at the the Circle in the Square.

is Detroit still transferring to Broadway?
Posted by AC126748 2013-01-13 16:33:11


Circle in the Square couldn't accommodate the set.