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Cyndi Lauper and Kim Rosenstock to Create Musical Adaptation of Working Girl

The 1988 film is heading for the stage.

Cyndi Lauper will compose the score to a new musical adaptation of Working Girl.
(© David Gordon)

Cyndi Lauper and Kim Rosenstock are collaborating on a new musical adaptation of the film Working Girl, producers Fox Stage Productions and Aged in Wood Productions have announced. A production timeline will be announced at a later date.

Lauper is the Tony-winning composer of Broadway's Kinky Boots, as well as a Grammy and Emmy winner, and the first female in history to have four top-five singles from a debut album. Rosenstock is the author of the play Tigers Be Still and a writer of TV's New Girl.

Originally directed by Mike Nichols, the film Working Girl featured Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver, Alec Baldwin, Joan Cusack, Oliver Platt, Kevin Spacey, Jeffrey Nordling, Olympia Dukakis, and David Duchovny. The film has grossed over $100 million worldwide.