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Friday, March 10, 2006

Barbie Hits the Boards

BBC reports:
Popular doll Barbie is to come to life in a US stage musical, makers Mattel have announced.

Barbie Live in Fairytopia, starring 24-year-old actress Erin Coors, will open in Ohio on 1 April and tour 80 US cities by 2008.

Mattel director of entertainment Barry Waldo said the show would "personalise the experience" of Barbie collecting....

In the show, Barbie embarks on an adventure to save an enchanted land of fairies....

The show will feature original music and a set decorated with 100lb (45kg) of glitter.

Read it here.

Barbie will be played by Erin Coors [pictured] but who will play Ken?

Hey, it's a gig. Stop sniggering.

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