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Britney Spears musical stage comedy set for Chicago

/ 12:36 PM March 13, 2019

NEW YORK — Britney Spears is the latest pop star throwing her fedora onto the stage.

Britney Spears

In this Thursday, April 12, 2018, photo Britney Spears arrives at the 29th annual GLAAD Media Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Image: Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File

Producers of the new musical stage comedy “Once Upon a One More Time” say their show will use Spears’ hit songs, which include “Oops!… I Did It Again,” ”… Baby One More Time,” ”Toxic” and “Stronger.”

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The show will have its world premiere this fall in Chicago at the James M. Nederlander Theatre. Previews begin in October.

The show’s story centers on classic fairytale princesses like Cinderella and Snow White learning that being happy ever after may take some work.

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In a statement, Spears says: “This is a dream come true for me!”

She joins other pop heavyweights such as Tina Turner, Donna Summer, Carole King and Cher to have their music used in a stage musical. NVG

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