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Silver Linings Playbook musical is heading to Broadway

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A musical adaptation of Silver Linings Playbook has its sights set on Broadway.

The producer behind Hairspray is working on a stage version of the Oscar-winning film, in turn based on The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick.

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Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, producer James D. Stern said: “I’ve thought Silver Linings Playbook would make a perfect musical since it was first released.

“I am thrilled to now be moving ahead with wonderful creative writers to open this show on Broadway.”

There’s currently no other news on the adaptation including creative, cast and a planned opening date.

Silver Linings Playbook follows the stories of Pat and Tiffany. Recently released from a psychiatric hospital, Pat looks to win back his estranged wife while forming an unlikely friendship with widow Tiffany who offers to help – if he enters a dance competition with her.

The 2012 film starred Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence as Pat and Tiffany with Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver, Anupam Kher , Chris Tucker and Julia Stiles also starring.

The movie was nominated for eight Academy Awards with Lawrence winning for Best Actress.

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