Broadway Licensing Picks Up Rights to Summer: The Donna Summer Musical and Gettin’ the Band Back Together

Industry News   Broadway Licensing Picks Up Rights to Summer: The Donna Summer Musical and Gettin’ the Band Back Together
 
The theatrical firm has acquired worldwide stock and amateur licensing for the two Broadway titles.
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Summer the Donna Summer Musical and Gettin' The Band Back Together Joan Marcus

Broadway Licensing has acquired the stock and amateur performance rights for two musicals that have opened on Broadway this year: Summer: The Donna Summer Musical and Getting’ the Band Back Together.

The first continues to play Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, where LaChanze, Ariana DeBose, and Storm Lever play the disco icon at various points in her life and career. Colman Domingo, Robert Cary, and director Des McAnuff’s book incorporates hits from the Summer catalog, including “MacArthur Park,” “I Feel Love,” “On the Radio,” and “Hot Stuff.”

Getting’ the Band Back Together opened August 13 at the Belasco Theatre, playing 40 regular performances before closing September 16. Featuring a score by Mark Allen and a book by producer Ken Davenport and performance group The Grundleshotz, the musical tells the story of an out-of-work banker who decides to relive his glory days by reuniting his high school rock band.

“We are deeply humbled to be representing two shows from the past Broadway season,” said Broadway Licensing President Sean Cercone in a statement. “It is a great honor to be embraced by the Broadway community as the worldwide partners for the future of these thrilling new musicals.”

For more information about Broadway Licensing, call (866) 639-7529 or email info@broadwaylicensing.com.

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