back-to-the-futureIn 2012, we reported that composer Alan Silvestri was in talks to transfer his music for Robert Zemeckis’ classic Back to the Future into a Broadway stage musical. Today, it was announced that the musical is headed for the London stage and is scheduled to open in the movie’s 30th anniversary in 2015. Silvestri is writing new original songs for the production with Glen Ballard. They previously collaborated on songs for the features The Polar Express, Beowulf and last year’s The Croods. The musical will also feature additional music from the film by Huey Lewis & The News and will incorporate Silvestri’s score from the movie. The stage production’s book is written by Zemeckis, Bob Gale and Jamie Lloyd who will also be directing the Amblin Entertainment, Colin Ingram, Universal Stage Productions, Donovan Mannato and CJ E&M production. Alan Williams will serve as the musical supervisor. Check back on this page for more updates on the Back to the Future musical. (Variety)

  1. Justin Boggan says:

    I’m confused. Will the musical incorporate score tracks from the film or will this be brand new original scoring adapting the score from the first film?