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Black Orpheus goes to Broadway

Oscar-winning Brazilian movie Black Orpheus is heading to Broadway. The script will be penned by playwright Lynn Nottage and George C. Wolfe of  Lucky Guy fame will direct it, reports contactmusic.com The 1959 film, helmed by Frenchman Marcel Camus, was based on the Vinicius de Moraes play Orfeu de Conceicao’ a modern adaptation of the Greek myth of poet and prophet Orpheus, who tried to bring his wife Eurydice back to life with the sound of his music. A premiere date for Black Orpheus Broadway presentation has yet to be finalised. ians

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