‘Name That Tune’ Game Show Being Adapted for Broadway

‘Name That Tune’ Game Show Being Adapted for Broadway

Harry Salter’s legendary game show “Name That Tune,” which originally aired from 1953-59, is reportedly getting the Broadway musical treatment!

The show, which also went through a syndicated revival in the '70s and '80s, is being developed into a musical with the help of Prestige Entertainment Group. Ralph Rubenstein, President of Prestige Entertainment Group, said in a statement, "Audiences love seeing their favorite films and TV shows re-invented for the stage, as we saw with successful musicals like 'Sister Act,' 'Legally Blonde,' 'Dirty Dancing,' and 'The Addams Family.’ The screen-to-stage adaptations continue to experience explosive growth, and I'm excited to make this dream come true with my talented team.”

Tony-winning playwright Rupert Holmes, Tony-winning producer Ron Dante, and CEO of The Alternative John Ferriter have all signed on for the production. Holmes said, “'Name That Tune: The Musical' will stay close to its nostalgic roots, embodied within a story of love, possible loss, and certain victory for the human heart."

Ferriter added, "With the popularity of recent jukebox musicals like 'Motown: The Musical' and 'Beautiful: The Carole King Musical,' we feel 'Name That Tune: The Musical' will be the ultimate one of its kind, highlighting the soundtrack for all of our lives.”

"Name That Tune: The Musical” is currently in pre-production, aiming for an opening next year.