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Disney's Long-Awaited Princess Bride Musical Gets a New Creative Team

For over a decade, Disney has been trying to resurrect The Princess Bride as a stage musical. After being derailed by the death of original screenwriter and novelist William Goldman this past November, it looks like Disney Theatrical Productions is finally getting very serious about making this happen. They have just hired a new creative team to see it through to the end this time.

The stage musical will be a straight adaptation of the classic 1987 movie The Princess Bride. The show is already set to feature new songs and original music from David Yazbek, who won a 2018 Tony Award for his work on The Band's Visit. His latest work is on display in the recently launched Tootsie stage show based on the Dustin Hoffman movie, which is currently in previews on Broadway.

Bob Martin will be penning The Princess Bride stage adaptation book alongside Rick Elice. Martin is a

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