"Springsteen on Broadway" will start Oct. 3 in
a 960-seat theater, in stark contrast to the vast stadiums the
singer-songwriter plays on his world tours, promoters said on
Springsteen, 67, is expected to perform songs from across his
40-year career, interspersed with readings from his 2016 memoir
"Born to Run."
"I wanted to do some shows that were as personal and as intimate
as possible," Springsteen said in a statement. "Some of the show
is spoken, some of it is sung. It loosely follows the arc of my
life and my work."
New Jersey-born Springsteen and his E Street band have become
one of the most iconic U.S. rock bands of the past 40 years,
releasing music like "Thunder Road" and "Glory Days" that
capture the dreams and disappointments of ordinary working
Springsteen's 2016-17 world tour with the E Street band was one
of the top 10 music tours of the last five years, grossing more
than $306 million, according to touring publication Pollstar.
Tickets for the Broadway show, which runs until Nov. 26, go on
sale to pre-registered fans on Aug. 30.
(Reporting by Jill Serjeant; Editing by Richard Chang)
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