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Bruce Heads to Broadway

Springsteen slated to do five shows a week


Watch out, "Hamilton." The Boss is coming to Broadway this fall.

Bruce Springsteen is reportedly ready to stage a long run of solo concerts—five shows a week for eight weeks, beginning in November—at the 975-seat Walter Kerr Theatre, the recent home of the short-lived musical "Amelie."

"He wants to play a smaller house," a "theater source" told the New York Post, "and he likes the idea of being on Broadway."

The intimate setting would no doubt be a showcase for a new solo album that has been in the can for over a year. Springsteen, 67, was a frequent visitor last spring to Electric Lady Studios in Greenwich Village, where he worked on the final mix with Grammy Award-winning sound engineer Tom Elmhirst.

The solo shows may serve as an intro to an even more ambitious project. The Post claims there seems to be interest in producing a Broadway musical based on Springsteen's recent best-selling memoir, "Born to Run."

Think of it as "Jersey Boys"—without the "s."

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