Will T.O. land Rings musical?
Toronto’s Mirvish organization may be on the brink of winning rights to a $30-million (U.S.) version of The Lord of the Rings — the most expensive musical in stage history. If negotiations succeed, it would open next March at Toronto’s Mirvish-owned Princess of Wales Theatre for an indefinite run. Today, impresario David Mirvish is said to be huddling with the show’s lead producer, London’s Kevin Wallace, hoping to hammer out final details of a production agreement. Wallace arrived last night from London. [More]