Mrs. Doubtfire is making its way to Broadway!
The production on stage, based on the 1993 best-selling film and its best selling source novel, Alias Madame Doubtfire by Anne Fine will be directed by four times Tony Award and eight-time Tony nominee, Jerry Zaks John O & # 39; Farrell and Karey Kirkpatrick ( Something Rotten! ) will write the book and Karey and Wayne Kirkpatrick will be in charge of music and lyrics.
In a joint statement, McCollum and Bob Cohen of Fox Stage Productions said, " Ms. Doubtfire is a beloved story, both are funny and extremely moving, uniting this team and creating Mrs. Doubtfire for the stage has been pure joy, we can not wait to go into production. "
The original film starring the late Robin Williams as a recently divorced actor who disguises herself as an elderly British housewife to interact with her children.
The rumors of a forced Broadway Ms. The production of Doubtfire has been circulating for years. Back in 2015, Alan Menken was talking about turning Ms. Doubtfire into a musical saying "It's going very well, it's in its early stages, and that's probably all I can say. We really enjoy working on it. " But then, just a year later, he said, "at this moment, the best I can say is that he's in a creative pause."
Additional members of the creative team and cast will announce it "at a later date," according to the statement. Fox Stage Productions has yet to finalize the production schedule.