Broadway is about to get the first of several board game productions.
Yes, the trend of reworking the old into new will see the board game Monopoly become . . . a musical! Hasbro is going all in and hired “go to” theater guy Rick Elice to write the book.
So, what will it be about? Sources say the musical is a screwball comedy set in Atlantic City during the Depression. One of the main characters is Charles Darrow, who’s credited with inventing the game.
Source: New York Post