Far From Heaven, the 2002 Todd Haynes film starring Julianne Moore as a 1950s housewife whose happy domestic life changes when she discovers her husband is gay, has been commissioned to become a musical, reports NY Press. The team working on the musical adaptation includes librettist Richard Greenberg and composers Scott Frankel and Michael Korie, who created the score to the acclaimed stage version of Grey Gardens.
The musical has been commissioned by Playwrights Horizons, a writers' theater that develops new work by contemporary American playwrights, composers, and lyricists.
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