For The Record Presents Dear John Hughes

  • Playing at: Broadway Playhouse
  • Dates: March 5, 2015 - March 15, 2015
  • Runtime: One hour and 55 minutes with an intermission

The hit Los Angeles For The Record series breathes new life into the movies by adapting the works and movie soundtracks of iconic directors into a theatrical concert setting. “For The Record: Dear John Hughes” includes acclaimed coming of age 1980′s teen films Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, Weird Science, Pretty In Pink, Some Kind of Wonderful and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. 2015 marks the 30th anniversary of the release of The Breakfast Club, the John Hughes classic which epitomizes one of the most influential pop cultural contributions of our time and changed the way many young people looked at everything from class to friendship, love to sex and fashion to music. These themes are explored throughout “For The Record : Dear John Hughes” by this ‘brat pack’ for the modern age that includes leading talent from stage, the recording world and screen as well as rising stars – all embodying iconic movie characters and giving them new musical voices. The immersive concert mash-up, where iconic music and moments from the John Hughes’ movies spring to life with an epic new wave inspired soundtrack, includes songs such as “Don’t You Forget About Me”, “We Are Not Alone”, “If You Leave”, “Pretty In Pink”, “If You Were Here”, “True” as well as classic moments like “Danke Shoen”, “Twist And Shout”, “Try A Little Tenderness” and many more.