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Aaron Sorkin's A Few Good Men to Receive Live NBC Broadcast

Following several musicals, NBC turns to straight plays.

Aaron Sorkin's play A Few Good Men will be broadcast live on NBC.
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The West Wing and The Newsroom creator Aaron Sorkin will team up with NBC and veteran producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron for a live broadcast of Sorkin's acclaimed drama A Few Good Men. The production will take place in early 2017, according to a Tweet from Zadan.

A Few Good Men follows the court-martial of two U.S. Marines who killed a fellow Marine at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba. First produced on Broadway in 1989, it later became an acclaimed film starring Tom Cruise and Jack Nicholson. Sorkin will pen the teleplay the broadcast.

Further information about the production is still to be announced. Zadan and Meron also produced the live broadcasts of The Sound of Music, Peter Pan, The Wiz, and the upcoming Hairspray.