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Ontario Joins Investors in a Musical of the ‘Rings’

October 11, 2005 at 6:12 pm by xoanon  - 

TORONTO – When the stage version of J. R. R. Tolkien’s “Lord of the Rings” opens here next spring, the show is expected to feature about 18 songs, a cast of 55 and about 12 million investors. Literally. That’s because, in an act of unprecedented governmental showmanship, Ontario’s officials – on behalf of their 12 million citizens – have signed on as investors for the show, which is expected to be one of the most expensive ever. Taking on a role traditionally played by impresarios, idealists and other theatrical gamblers, the provincial government will contribute some $2.5 million of the show’s $23 million budget, betting that the production’s global appeal will justify a unique, and risky, public-private partnership. [More]

Posted in Old Main News on October 11, 2005 by

Thorin Oakenshield

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