Disney Producer and Music Composer Alan Menken, shared the news on EW Radio a few days ago that he is working on the musical, Mrs. Doubtfire. Menken said “it’s in the its early stages” but it looks like with the music from Alan Menken and song lyrics from David Zippel, this is going to be one incredible musical.
Casting for the musical has not been announced yet, but Harvey Fierstein who is a veteran Broadway writer and actor and appeared in Mrs. Doubtfire as Robin Williams’ brother who helped him with the transformation, is writing the book for the stage version.
Based on the comedy which starred Robin Williams as a male voice actor, who disguises himself as an elderly female nanny to take care of his kids, after he and his wife are separated. Williams performance of Mrs. Doubtfire was one of, if not his most memorable role.
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