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Michael Jackson life to be turned into musical

The life of Michael Jackson will be coming to Broadway in a musical incorporating the King of Pop's tunes penned by a leading US playwright. Producers of the musical announced the project on Tuesday without revealing a title and said they aimed for a premiere in 2020. The musical, which is being co-produced by the late King of Pop's estate, will be written by Lynn Nottage, a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Nottage, a professor in the theater department of Columbia University, most recently won acclaim for…

‘Don’t look back in anger’: Manchester’s musical message to the world

MANCHESTER: The now poignant words of legendary Manchester Britpop band Oasis rang out in a flower-filled square, as the grieving crowd broke out in song after a minute's silence to remember the 22 killed in Monday's (May 22) suicide bombing. In a city celebrated worldwide for its musical heritage, it was a spontaneous message of defiance as people come to terms with the heartbreaking massacre of innocent young victims who were themselves enjoying a pop concert. A woman clutching a bouquet of flowers among the crowd of…