Mick Jagger put musical about backing vocalists

Mick Jagger put musical about backing vocalists


Online edition of THR reports that The Rolling Stones lead singer and Victoria Pierman negotiate about how to make TV shows and stage production based on the documentary “20 Feet from Stardom”

THR writes that in the Broadway musical can participate some of the backing vocalists, who appeared in the film. Thus, it is expected that there will Darlene Love (she sang the ’60s with Elvis Presley, «Beach Boys» and other popular artists) and Lisa Fischer (performed The Rolling Stones, Tina Turner, and Nine Inch Nails).

The director of the original film “20 Feet from Stardom”, Morgan Neville will take part in the filming of the TV series. Pierman and Jagger will produce the show. Will it shoot those back-up singers, who appeared in the film, not yet reported.

The documentary “20 Feet from Stardom” was published in 2013. Its heroes were back-up singers that accompanied various popular artists. The picture has collected at the box office in the United States about $ 5 million, making it the most grossing documentary film of the year. Among the famous singers who spoke in the film about his collaboration with the backing vocalists were self Mick Jagger, Bruce Springsteen, Sting and Stevie Wonder.

“20 Feet from Stardom” is nominated for “Oscar” award in the category “Best Documentary.”