Frank Sinatra stage musical in the works

A new stage musical about legendary jazz vocalist Frank Sinatra is currently in development.

The project is being headed by Universal Music Group Theatrical, in association with Tina Sinatra (the daughter of Frank Sinatra) and Charles Pignone on behalf of Frank Sinatra Enterprises.

“I’m excited to work with Universal Music Theatrical on this stage production that we believe will bring audiences new perspectives and insights into my father’s renowned music and his enduring legacy,” Tina Sinatra said in a statement.

Titled Sinatra the Musical, it’s being written by two-time Tony winner Joe DiPietro and directed and choreographed by three-time Tony winner Kathleen Marshall.


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Michele Anthony, Bruce Resnikoff and Scott Landis will serve as producers.

“Frank Sinatra is one of the greatest icons of the 20th century,” said Michele Anthony, executive vice-president of Universal Music Group. “We’re thrilled to work with Tina to produce this show that will be a continued evolution of Frank Sinatra’s boundless cultural influence.”

More details will be revealed at a later date.