‘Hidden Figures’ Stage Musical In The Works At Disney
Posted by: MockingbirdGirl08:59 pm EDT 07/26/20
A stage musical adaptation of the 2016 Oscar-nominated hit film Hidden Figures is in the works at Disney, with plans to assemble a creative team of Black artists, Disney Theatrical Productions confirms.
The project has been in development, quietly, for a few years, but came to light this week with a mention in a New York Times report on Black theater artists. Film scholar and former film critic Elvis Mitchell is attached to the project as a creative consultant.
Other details about the musical production, including casting, creative team, and target dates, are to be determined...