TAKE THE LEAD Musical Gets Developmental Workshop

A developmental workshop is taking place through February 16, 2024.

By: Feb. 13, 2024
TAKE THE LEAD Musical Gets Developmental Workshop
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BroadwayWorld has learned that a musicalized version of Take the Lead is in the works, with a developmental workshop underway this month in New York City.

The project is being produced by Diane Nabatoff & Eva Price Directed by Christopher Gattelli, with choreography by Christopher Gattelli, Maria Torres, Jennifer Weber, book by Robert Cary and Jonathan Tolins, and music and lyrics by Elliah Heifetz & Zeniba Now.

Take the Lead was a 2006 American drama dance film directed by Liz Friedlander and starring Antonio Banderas as dance instructor Pierre Dulaine, the founder of Dancing Classrooms. It also stars Alfre WoodardJohn OrtizRob BrownYaya DaCosta, Dante Basco, Elijah Kelley, and Jenna Dewan

Watch a scene from the film: