Perry Farrell to create EDM Musical in Vegas
Taking inspiration from musical legends like ABBA, Michael Jackson, The Beatles and Queen, Perry Farrell of Jane’s’ Addiction and Lollapalooza fame has decided it’s time to bring EDM to the live stage via a Vegas musical. Bizarre as it may sound, Farrell wants to push EDM’s dominance in mainstream culture by creating a musical with “a house sensibility,” explaining that “if Giorgio Moroder had written a musical, it would sound like this.” The plot would be set in southern Thailand amidst the country’s sex and drug trades and would be an “immersive” experience with more interactive performance art than traditional theater. The show still needs to sign a deal with a venue in Vegas and fill staring roles, but as far as music goes, Farrell reports that he has written and recorded most of the score with Joachim Garraud.
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