Stage Version of TV's Green Acres Aiming for Broadway

A stage musical version of the popular 1960s television series Green Acres is being aimed for Broadway, according to published reports.

A first draft of the musical's book has been written by Richard L. Bare, who directed over 150 episodes of the classic sitcom. A second draft is being worked on by Richard Chapman, of the production company Hemisphere Two, and E. Jack Chapman.

No composer, lyricist, director, casting, or timeline for the production have been announced.

The popular series ran for six years on CBS and starred Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor as a New York City couple who move to a rural farm in order to fulfill his dream of becoming a farmer.

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