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Perry Farrell working on Jane's Addiction musical
Jan. 7, 2013, 8:36 AM EST
Veteran rocker Perry Farrell is working on a Jane's Addiction musical to give
fans a new way of hearing the band's songs.
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The frontman -- who is the founder of Lollapalooza music festival -- has
revealed his ambitious project won't be a normal theatergoing experience and
won't even be held in a traditional venue. Farrell has refused to confirm any of
the details, but insists fans will be impressed by the results.
"My next project is that I'm working on a play, it's a musical," he said
to Prefix Magazine. "But it's going to be immersive theatre. It's not going
to be in a theatre, I'm going to create an environment and the music will be
within that environment, and Jane's Addiction will be within that environment
... Musicals make more sense because they're telling stories and they have
costumes and something to look at ...
Said Farrell: "I do notice that the way people go out these days and are
entertained is changing, and what you have to do is be aware of it, and you have
to give them a different environment. That's what I'm doing. I'm working on,
right now, a project where I'm going to create a brand new environment, but it's
not going to be a club, and it's not going to be a festival."