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DEADLINE: The Lazy Susans: Suburban Moms Garage Band Story In Works For Film & Television By TEG+

EXCLUSIVE: The story of The Lazy Susans is in the works for the screen. TEG+ has acquired the film and television rights to adapt the story of the unlikely rock band formed by five suburban Boston-area moms. The Lazy Susans first caught TEG+’s attention following an article on the group last month in Boston Magazine. From there, the musical moms […]

VARIETY: ‘Harold and the Purple Crayon’ Heads to Broadway With Music by AJR (EXCLUSIVE)

“Harold and the Purple Crayon” is coming to the Broadway stage, but this time the young artist will be all grown up.

Tiwary Entertainment Group’s TEG Plus has acquired the stage rights to the beloved children’s book by Crockett Johnson — with plans to adapt it into a Broadway production. The “Harold and the Purple Crayon” musical will feature new and original songs composed by pop group AJR’s Jack and Ryan Met. TEG Plus is still in the process of securing a book writer for the Broadway adaptation.

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

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

Reviews

Variety Review: ‘Jagged Little Pill’

Triumphant. Always engaging, often moving and even rousing, the show boasts dramatic interest and integrity on its own theatrical terms, courtesy of director Diane Paulus, librettist Diablo Cody and that peerless, soulful balladeer of the modern Western condition, Alanis Morissette. Not since ‘Rent’ has a musical invested so many bravura roles with so much individual life.

Boston Globe Review: A ‘Jagged Little Pill’ for these times

Right now, in 2018, “Jagged Little Pill,” feels urgent. It’s also, somehow, wildly entertaining. It is wickedly funny in just the right places. We’re reminded that Morissette’s songs are a treasure. On top of it all we’re reminded that a heap of social ills can be the basis of good theater.

Green Day’s American Idiot:

“Invigorating, moving and thrilling! Performed with galvanizing intensity by a terrific cast, the emotional charge is as memorable as the music. A true rock opera!”- The New York Times