From the slums of London to the heights of Hollywood, CHAPLIN is the showbiz Broadway musical about the silent film legend the world couldn’t stop talking about—Charlie Chaplin. The brand-new 22-person musical reveals the man behind the legend, the undeniable genius who forever changed the way America went to the movies.
Featuring a book by three-time Tony Award® winner Thomas Meehan(Hairspray, The Producers) and Christopher Curtis, music and lyrics byChristopher Curtis, directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle(Follies, Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway) and introducing Rob McClure as the legendary silent film star, this big musical about the little tramp shuffles onto Broadway sooner than you think—this summer!
It will open on Broadway on Monday, September 10, 2012; previews will begin Tuesday, August 21, 2012.
(Source from CHAPLIN official website)
More details: http://chaplinbroadway.com/about/synopsis/