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It’s been a long time coming, but one of our far-fetched fashion dreams looks like it might actually come true. Because one of the world’s most legendary designers — one of the few we’d actually be comfortable calling an artist — is exploring the option of having his or her life turned into a highly produced Broadway show. Can you guess who it is? You can’t? Click and all shall be revealed!
“Rent” — the Broadway favorite that was in retirement for the past 3 years — made its comeback to the New York stage in July. And with every major comeback there’s a reinterpretation, which in this case, came in the form of an extensive wardrobe makeover.
If you didn’t watch Oprah‘s Legends of the Runway episode last week, you’re fired. (To be fair, we warned you.) But if you did, you already know that supermodel Christie Brinkley will be making her Broadway debut in Chicago this spring.
By the time Julie Taymor‘s rock musical Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark debuts in New York next year, it will be the most expensive theater production in Broadway history. And because no one loves expensive things more than Anna Wintour, the costly achievement already has a spread in in American Vogue.
The September Issue made André a movie star, America’s Next Top Model made him a television star, and he’s already one of the fashion industry’s best known celebrities. He’s even written his own memoir! So what on earth is there left for André to do? Broadway, naturally.