David Bowie is co-writing a stage adaptation of The Man Who Fell to Earth called Lazarus. The icon is working with Tony winner Enda Walsh (Once) on the new piece, which will be directed by Ivo van Hove. It will receive its world premiere later this year as part of New York Theater Workshop’s upcoming season.Lazurus is inspired by the 1963 novel The Man Who Fell to Earth by Walter Tevis and centers on the character of Thomas Newton, the alcoholic alien-turned-inventor portrayed by Bowie in the 1976 cult screen adaptation directed by Nicolas Roeg. The play will feature a mix of old and new songs by Bowie.Bowie will not appear in the production, although he is no stranger to the theater—he made his Broadway debut in The Elephant Man in 1980. Lazarus has reportedly been in development for a number of years. View Comments
The department tells 12 News that they were dispatched to 25 Charlotte Street for a third time early Sunday morning. Officials said they arrived at 1:47 a.m. to a fire on the front of the third floor of the building. The building was completely evacuated and nobody got hurt. BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — The Binghamton Fire Department responded to a fire on 25 Charlotte St. after responding to two on Saturday. The crew tells 12 News the building is uninhabitable and depending on the assessment of the damage, it could be torn down or rebuilt. Officials told 12 News that there were no injuries from those fires. The cause of these three fires are under investigation. This comes after the Binghamton Fire Department responded to two fires on Saturday. Stay with 12 News as we continue to follow this developing story.