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Dolly Parton announces Broadway musical: ‘You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll clap’

Hello, I’m Dolly, a stage show inspired by the superstar’s life, will include her classics and new songs

Parton went on to become a national treasure, starring in movies, writing books, earning Grammys, becoming the first country artist to be named MusiCares Person of the Year and donating $1m for coronavirus research. Parton’s show will be the latest musician bio on Broadway using their songs, joining such recent artists as Neil Diamond, Alicia Keys, Michael Jackson, Carole King and Gloria and Emilio Estefan. She will join pop and rock luminaries such as Elton John, Cyndi Lauper, The Go-Go’s, Sting, Alanis Morissette, Dave Stewart, Edie Brickell, Trey Anastasio, David Byrne and Fatboy Slim and Bono & The Edge with Broadway scores.

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