Sleeping Beauty inspires a new Broadway musical

Regina Spektor

Regina Spektor

The Associated Press is reporting that a new musical is in the works inspired by the tale “Sleeping Beauty”.

Regina Spektor has set her sights on Broadway – writing the music for a show inspired by “Sleeping Beauty.”

Elephant Eye Theatricals says that  singer-songwriter Regina Spektor will collaborate on the music on musical  called “Beauty” . “Beauty” is described as a contemporary retelling of the Grimm fairy tale.

It’s tentatively planned for the 2011-2012 Broadway season.

“Beauty” will feature book and direction by Tina Landau and lyrics by Michael Korie.