David Bowie Co-Writes The Man Who Fell To Earth Inspired Musical

04/03/2015
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(hennemusic) David Bowie's new stage musical, "Lazarus", will see its world premiere this fall in New York and include new songs written by the singer, according to reports.

Co-written by Bowie and Enda Walsh, the production - directed by Ivo van Hove (Hedda Gabler, More Stately Mansions, Obie Awards) - is inspired by the 1963 novel, "The Man Who Fell To Earth" by Walter Tevis, and centers on the character of Thomas Newton, previously portrayed by Bowie in the 1976 sci-fi screen adaptation directed by Nicolas Roeg.

"Lazarus" will features songs specially composed by Bowie for the stage production as well as new arrangements of previously recorded songs. Read more here.

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