There’s Going To Be A ‘Working Girl’ Musical With Songs By Cyndi Lauper

As if it’s not enough to be the first solo woman to win the Tony Award for best score for “Kinky Boots,” pop icon Cyndi Lauper will write the score for a musical based on the 1988 hit film “Working Girl,” it was announced on Tuesday.

Playwright Kim Rosenstock, who was a writer on the show “New Girl” for six seasons, will write the book for the musical.

The Oscar-nominated film tells the story of a Staten Island secretary played by Melanie Griffith who is trying to make it in the male-dominated corporate world.

“I love the film, and its story about a woman’s very unconventional road to success in the ’80s is something I know a lot about,” Lauper said in a statement to The New York Times. “Women are still fighting for fundamental rights and equal pay!”

Preach!

Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/working-girl-musical-cyndi-lauper_us_59371e20e4b0ce1e7408a8eb

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