Facebook R&B crooner Mario has been relatively quiet on the music front for…
- Posted on Jul 9th 2010 6:30AM by Julian Marszalek
Writing on his blog for the Daily Record, the ever-controversial Galloway said, "The star who shines brighter than all the rest on this trip down memory lane is Dusty Springfield -- as fresh today as a spring field should be. And, as it happens, one of the many projects on which I'm working -- with Scots writer Ron McKay -- is a stage musical, eponymously entitled 'Dusty.'"
The move into musical theatre is in stark contrast to Galloway's often controversial career. It has seen him attempt to break the Israeli embargo against Gaza, campaign against the invasion of Iraq as well as taking on the US Senate whilst blasting America's foreign policy in his inimitable style.
According to Galloway, the musical will tackle Springfield's her battles against drug and alcohol addiction as well being a lesbian in less enlightened times. "It will not be just about her musical talent but her whole journey through life, her sexuality. It won't shirk from any of that," he said.