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[07/17/19 - 11:40 AM]
Grammy(R) Winner Alicia Keys and Oscar(R) and Tony(R) Winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul Team Up to Executive Produce Untitled Musical Drama Series for Showtime(R)
The project traverses generations to tell an emotionally complex family story that interweaves modern-day and 1959 Detroit, centering on a mystery uncovered by a young musician who moves back to her childhood home.







UNTITLED MUSICAL DRAMA SERIES (SHOWTIME)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
7/17/19
STATUS:
currently in development (2019-2020 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
DESCRIPTION:
(from Showtime's press release, July 2019) SHOWTIME has made a series commitment to an untitled musical drama series executive produced by multiple Grammy winner Alicia Keys and the Oscar, Tony and Grammy winning team of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (La La Land, Dear Evan Hansen, The Greatest Showman). Pasek and Paul will contribute music to the series. Kyle Jarrow (The SpongeBob Musical) will write and executive produce. Tony winner and Oscar nominated producer Marc Platt (Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, The Band's Visit, La La Land), Emmy winner R.J. Cutler (Nashville, American High), and Emmy winner Adam Siegel (Grease: Live!) will executive produce. The announcement was made today by Gary Levine, President of Entertainment, Showtime Networks Inc. Produced by Fox 21 Television Studios (Homeland, The Chi), the project traverses generations to tell an emotionally complex family story that interweaves modern-day and 1959 Detroit, centering on a mystery uncovered by a young musician who moves back to her childhood home.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Adam Siegel as EP
· Alicia Keys as EP
· Benj Pasek as EP
· Justin Paul as EP
· Kyle Jarrow as CRTR/EP
· Marc Platt as EP
· R.J. Cutler as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Fox 21 Television Studios