March 11, 2022

PLAYBILL: Harold and the Purple Crayon in Development as a Stage Musical

By: Logan Culwell-Block | PLAYBILL | March 11, 2022

The beloved children’s book will make the jump to the stage with songs by indie pop group AJR and a newly adult protagonist.

Crockett Johnson’s 1955 children’s book Harold and the Purple Crayon, about a young boy who uses a magical crayon to create the world around him, is being developed into a Broadway-aimed stage musical, the project will be produced by Jagged Little Pill producer Vivek J. Tiwary‘s Tiwary Entertainment Group (TEG+), and will feature original songs by indie pop group AJR members Jack and Ryan Met. The project has not yet found a book writer.

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