Silver Linings Playbook for Broadway Musical in the Works | The Broadway Buzz

Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper in “Silver Linings Playbook”

Silver Linings Playbook come on stage! According to The Hollywood ReporterTony-winning producer James D. Stern has acquired the rights to adapt the award-winning 2012 film into a musical theater production and aims to bring it to Broadway.

“I thought Silver Linings Playbook would make a perfect musical since its release,” Stern said. The Hollywood Reporter. “I’m thrilled to be moving forward with wonderful creative writers to open this show on Broadway.”

Stern, who has 20 Broadway credits under her belt as well as 10 Tony nominations, picked up two trophies for the production hair spray and The producers.

Silver Linings Playbook tells the story of Patrick “Pat” Solitano Jr., a man with bipolar disorder who is discharged from a psychiatric hospital and returns to live with his parents. As Pat is determined to win back his ex-wife, he meets a young widow, Tiffany Maxwell, who offers to help him get his wife back if he enters a dance contest with her. The two grow closer as they train, and Pat, her father, and Tiffany examine their relationships with each other as they come to terms with their personal situations.

The film, which was adapted from Matthew Quick’s novel of the same name, starred Jennifer Lawrence and Tony nominee Bradley Cooper. Lawrence won an Oscar for his leading performance.

Watch this space for more information on the upcoming musical.