Posted on 04/29/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Readers were promised a flood of Great Gatsby spinoffs this year, as the book entered the public domain.

So far, they haven’t been disappointed — that is, in terms of receiving the flood, not necessarily welcoming it.

The latest reincarnation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel is a Broadway musical, the New York Times reported Wednesday.

Florence Welch, the frontwoman of Florence + the Machine, will write the lyrics, while Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Martyna Majok will be in charge of the script.

Other big names in the entertainment industry will play roles, too, though who will play the actual roles — and when they’ll take the stage — remains yet to be seen.

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