You can bet your bottom dollar it’s going to be a stoned gas. Get ready to dance the Soul Train line one more time, the iconic TV dance show created in 1970 by Don Cornelius is headed to Broadway. Rock Of Ages producer Matthew Weaver has acquired the stage rights to Soul Train. The show introduced generations of music lovers for 35 years to new music styles, hot fashions and funky dance moves each week, from R&B, soul, funk, pop, disco to hip hop.
Earvin “Magic” Johnson, chairman of Soul Train Holdings, LLC, issued a statement, saying, “Creating a live theatrical interpretation of this iconic franchise is an opportunity that could not be missed.”
No timeline for the Soul Train musical has been set.