Wednesday, August 20, 2008

David Beckham: The Musical

Such is old 'Goldenballs'' phenomenal appeal to the public that a librettist is talking to West End producers this week about staging a musical entitled David Beckham – The Theatre of Dreams.

UK Telegraph reports:
“Beckham’s story is a modern-day fairytale of heroes, villains, love, Manchester United and what it means to lead your country,’’ explained Mark Archer, the songwriter behind this celebration of Beckham’s first 33 years. “His rise from obscurity to international stardom, his universally acknowledged gifts as a supreme sportsman, and his Hollywood lifestyle all have the elements of an aspirational fable. “With football and celebrity now firmly established as new secular Western religions, The Theatre of Dreams is set within a cheering football stadium – the modern-day church. READ MORE