Good news, America! According to BusinessWire, the West End production of From Here To Eternity will soon find its way to big screens across the U.S. Fathom Events announced at CinemaCom 2014 that they, along with Omniverse Vision, will present the filmed production in select theaters nationally later this year. It was also claimed in the report that the musical is Broadway-bound in 2015, however the show was a commercial failure and will cut its London run short, shuttering March 29.
The musical, featuring a book by Bill Oakes, music by Stuart Brayson and lyrics by Tony and Oscar winner Tim Rice, opened in London October of last year. Based on James Jones' 1951 novel and the 1953 Oscar-winning film, From Here to Eternity chronicles the lives of a group of privates on an army base in 1941 Hawaii, amid the swirl of events surrounding the attack on Pearl Harbor.
The cast includes Robert Lonsdale, Siubhan Harrison, Rebecca Tornhill, Darius Campbell and Ryan Sampson. The musical is directed by Tamara Harvey.