Britney Spears musical ‘Once Upon a One More Time’ lands 2023 Broadway premiere

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The Britney Spears Broadway philharmonic  “Once Upon a One More Time” volition  premiere astatine  the Marquis Theatre connected  June 23, 2023. The Britney Spears Broadway philharmonic "Once Upon a One More Time" volition premiere astatine the Marquis Theatre connected June 23, 2023. Getty Images

Britney Spears fans singing “Gimme More” are getting conscionable that.

A philharmonic inspired by the Princess of Pop is coming to Broadway successful the summertime of 2023 — and it could thrust fans crazy.

“Once Upon a One More Time” volition debut astatine the Marquis Theatre connected June 23 pursuing previews, which volition commencement connected May 13. 

The drama volition integrate the “Crossroads” star’s eclectic popular euphony hits with classical storybook characters similar Cinderella, Snow White, Little Mermaid and more.

Spears’ songs including “Oops I Did It Again,” “Lucky,” “Circus” and “Toxic” volition beryllium included successful the show.

Casting has yet to beryllium announced. The premise was primitively conceived by the Shakespeare Theatre Company successful Washington, DC; it premiered successful December 2021 and, owed to precocious demand, extended its constricted run.

The accumulation was billed arsenic an “uproarious philharmonic escapade astir smashing the solid slipper and reclaiming your ain happily ever after.” In it, according to the authoritative description, “beloved classical fairytale princesses stitchery for their fortnightly publication club, longing for a caller story.” When a “rogue fairy godmother” pops successful for a visit, the gathered gals observe that “there is much to beingness than bird-made dresses and existent love’s kiss!”

The amusement volition beryllium produced by James L. Nederlander and Hunter Arnold and directed and choreographed by Keone and Mari Madrid.

Britney SpearsThe accumulation mixes Disney characters with Spears’ philharmonic catalog.

The philharmonic was acceptable for pre-Broadway tally successful Chicago successful 2019. However, the amusement was delayed until 2020 and aboriginal postponed indefinitely owed to the pandemic.

The popular prima is not personally progressive successful the show; however, a typical told the Reporter that each of the philharmonic selections are licensed and approved by their publishers and songwriters.

Britney SpearsMany of the popular singer’s hits volition beryllium featured successful “Once Upon a One More Time.”John Salangsang/Invision/AP

The “Gimme More” crooner attended an aboriginal speechmaking of the play successful 2019 and gave her stamp of approval, calling it “a imagination travel true,” according to Playbill.  

“I’m truthful excited to person a philharmonic with my songs — particularly 1 that takes spot successful specified a magical satellite filled with characters that I grew up on, who I emotion and adore,” she said.