Soul Train - Broadway
"Soul Train" is the longest running, first-run, nationally Syndicated music program in television history (35 years - from 1971 to 2006). It predominantly featured performances by R&B, pop, soul, and hip hop artists in addition to funk, jazz, disco and gospel performers. "Soul Train" highlighted a cast of diverse dancers as well as the legendary Soul Train dance line. The legacy of "Soul Train" lives on through the annual Soul Train Awards, which honors the best in urban music and entertainment.
Soul Train the musical is a MediaWeaver Entertainment Production and is produced by Matthew Weaver who also produced "Rock of Ages," the 27th longest running musical in history and recipient of five Tony Award nominations. Jeff Tick (former owner of the Helen Hayes Theatre) and Nick Stern are co-producers, Paula Kaminsky Davis is associate producer, and Tony Cornelius is executive producer.
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by TV News Desk - September 29, 2015
Anthony E. Zuiker, creator of the 'CSI' franchise and one of Hollywood's most innovative storytellers, is officially on board to write Soul Train the musical for Broadway.