HOUDINI: Back on Track with Sorkin in the Mix; Aiming for 2012 Opening

November 2
4:32 2010

HOUDINI_Back_on_Track_with_Sorkin_in_the_Mix_20010101 reports today that the Broadway-bound musical Houdini, starring Hugh Jackman, has a new writer at the helm in Aaron Sorkin.  According to EW: "an impressive creative team has quietly assembled around the project, including playwright Aaron Sorkin, composer Danny Elfman, lyricist Glenn Slater, and director Jack O'Brien - and despite repeated delays, Elfman says work on Houdini is now well underway."

Elfman, who has worked on the music for the show for two years now, reveals: "Right now Aaron Sorkin is writing...He's writing away, and we all have high hopes that Aaron's going to come through and do some good stuff.'"

To read the full report on, click here.

A reading of the show is planned for January, with a hopeful 2012 opening on Broadway.  



Photo Credit: Walter McBride/WM Photos



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