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The novel The Princess Bride, penned in 1973 by two-time Academy Award winning author William Goldman, was adapted for its motion picture release in 1987 and quickly established itself a romantic comedy classic. The new theatrical work will be based on both his acclaimed novel and his screenplay, which garnered a nomination for the WGA (Writers Guild of America) Award and a ranking on that organization's list of 101 Best Films of All Times. Norman Lear served as the film's executive producer.


VIDEO: Rob Reiner Talks Prospect of 'The Princess Bride: The Musical' on LATE LATE SHOWVIDEO: Rob Reiner Talks Prospect of 'The Princess Bride: The Musical' on LATE LATE SHOW
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2016

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, James asked guest Rob Reiner about the prospect of 'The Princess Bride' as a new musical. (more...)

Cary Elwes Says THE PRINCESS BRIDE is 'A Go' for BroadwayCary Elwes Says THE PRINCESS BRIDE is 'A Go' for Broadway
by BWW News Desk - October 5, 2014

Actor Cary Elwes, who portrayed Westley in The Princess Bride film, recently held a Q&A with fans on Reddit. in promotion of his new book, As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride. When asked about the possibility of The Princess Bride musical, Elwes said that it is definitely in the works. (more...)

Rob Reiner Reveals New Plans to Bring PRINCESS BRIDE Musical to BroadwayRob Reiner Reveals New Plans to Bring PRINCESS BRIDE Musical to Broadway
by Movies News Desk - July 29, 2014

Director Rob Reiner has shared that he still intends to bring his 1987 film The Princess Bride to the Broadway stage, despite recent failed efforts by himself and Disney. (more...)

Disney Launches THE PRINCESS BRIDE Stage Musical WebsiteDisney Launches THE PRINCESS BRIDE Stage Musical Website
by Pat Cerasaro - February 8, 2014

A new website has been launched for an upcoming stage version of the beloved family-friendly adventure/romance The Princess Bride offering fans the chance to be provided with updates on the new project's development as it plays out. (more...)

Breaking News: As WE Wish! Disney to Develop THE PRINCESS BRIDE for the Stage!Breaking News: As WE Wish! Disney to Develop THE PRINCESS BRIDE for the Stage!
by BWW News Desk - November 11, 2013

Disney Theatrical Productions will develop The Princess Bride as a stage work, it was announced today by Disney Theatrical Productions president and producer, Thomas Schumacher. (more...)